Jules Et Jim

Jules Et Jim

Forty years on from its original release, Jules Et Jim remains one of the enduring classics of French cinema, and its director Francois Truffaut is still revered as an icon of the New Wave. Tim Keane reviews the Criterion DVD edition of the film

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The Battle of Algiers (1966)

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Gillo Pontecorvo’s seminal film made during the Franco-Algerian war has become a documentary classic, and has just been treated to a lavish re-release by the Criterion label. Tim Keane looks back at one of the darkest documentaries ever made

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Saints & Sinners

Saints & Sinners

Continuing the documentary theme which seems to have emerged this week, Saints & Sinners (directed by British filmmaker Abigail Honor) explores the equally controversial issue of gay marriage. Tim Keane salutes its bravery

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Together With You

Together With You

Chen Kaige returns to Western screens with this semi-autobiographical tale about a young musical prodigy and his over-eager father. Tim Keane applauds another controlled and elegant film from the Far East

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