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The top 50 assholes in cinema

Andrew Blair Odd List Apr 25, 2014

They're despicable, smug and downright unpleasant. Andrew lines up his pick of 50 biggest unpleasant, sometimes heroic folk in cinema...

Remembering Trevor Howard

Aliya Whiteley Feature Sep 26, 2013

An acting great British of the post-war era, Trevor Howard's the subject of a new movie box set. Aliya looks at its five classic films...

10 gripping British thrillers of the 1940s

Aliya Whiteley Feature Jun 20, 2013

The films of post-war Britain are fascinating; Aliya picks 10 of the best British thrillers from the 1940s

The James Clayton Column: Searching for mystery missing villains

James Clayton Feature Jan 25, 2013

With Zero Dark Thirty in UK cinemas, James thinks back to cinema's other great mysteries and manhunts...

When directors play movie villains

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jan 8, 2013

As Werner Herzog lights up the screen as the villain in Jack Reacher, we look at a few other directors who've turned evil for the movies...

The James Clayton Column: cinematic tales from the sick bay

James Clayton News Oct 27, 2011

A spell in hospital leaves James cut off from cinema, and desperate for a return to geekdom. Still, at least he hasn’t mutated into a giant swan. Yet…

10 classic ad-lib and off-script movie moments

Karla Healion Top 10 Mar 3, 2010

Not every moment of movie genius is written down in the script. Take this collection of ad-libs and off-script moments, for instance...