The Trouble with Men

There are enough books about feminist issues in film to fill several libraries, but until now there have been relatively few that focus on the representation of masculinity in cinema. Beth Gilligan thinks the topic’s too large for one book to cope with

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Collateral

Real estate, industrial-scale drug deals, contract hits and the life of an L.A taxi driver all find their way into this complex new thriller from director Michael Mann. Beth Gilligan enjoys the latest story set in the City of Angels

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The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

The trend for modern remakes continues with this update of the classic small-town fable, centring on a town of eerily similar housewives, first made in 1975. Beth Gilligan wonders why the filmmakers decided to swap suspense for satire

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The Notebook

The Notebook

Nick Cassavetes has acheived the same kind of cult following as his father, John – mainly because he has worked almost entirely within the sphere of mainstream Hollywood filmmaking. Beth Gilligan checks out his latest effort

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