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A horrific journey that needs to end!

 

Victor Fraga - 06-02-2018

The anti-war movie Journey's End joined forces with mental health charity Combat Stress in order to fight shell shock and PSTD; DMovies investigated the devastating impact that war can have on the lives of veterans, and found out the role of cinema in raising awareness and combating mental health disorders [Read More...]

The Stop the War FILM Coalition: 10 anti-war movies released in the past 12 months

 

DMovies' team - 30-01-2018

As we commemorate the centenary of WW1, and Journey's End is out in cinemas all across the country, we remember 10 movies made in the last year (or so) which convey an unambiguously anti-war message, devoid of subliminal celebratory tones [Read More...]

Oscar baiting can kill!!!

 

Richard Greenhill - 25-01-2018

Just like a fisherman using a bait in order to catch their prey, Oscar-baiting can also have fatal consequences; Richard Greenhill looks at five films that fell victim to this cruel yet vital practice! [Read More...]

Cinema is Brexit’s BFF

 

Victor Fraga - 15-01-2018

Ever wondered why people support Brexit? Three mainstream films from the past 12 months provide a clue: British cinema is infested with nationalism and anti-German/European resentment [Read More...]

In defence of Catherine Deneuve and wordless seduction

 

Victor Fraga - 10-01-2018

Our editor remembers "the most erotic scene in the history of cinema" in Ingmar Bergman's PERSONA, and argues that seduction often precludes verbal communication, and that some of the #MeToo arguments can be used for questionable purposes [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Kiyoshi Kurosawa

 

Jeremy Clarke - 08-01-2018

The prolific and uncategorisable Japanese filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa reveals his influences, talks about the creative processe and what genre he'll be working on next! [Read More...]

The Last Jedi: is it about time the Empire strikes OUT?

 

Steve Naish - 28-12-2017

Critics raved about the latest Star Wars franchise, showering the script and the performances with the most generous adjectives, yet most die-hard fans begged to differ - Steve Naish explains why, and hazards a guess what comes next [Read More...]

The top 10 dirtiest films of 2017

 

DMovies' team - 19-12-2017

A Syrian mother, a Brazilian clown, an Israeli soldier, a French shrink, a German psycho, a courgette and many more - check out the characters and their twisted predicament in the top 10 most daring, innovative, subversive and downright filthy movies of the year, as picked by our contributors and readers! [Read More...]


Other Articles

The top 10 dirtiest Christmas movies
A meal laced with family feuds and sexual demons, West Hollywood transsexual prostitutes, Dantesque critters ready to devour Santa Claus, a hellish shopping spree and lots of violence - what else could you possibly wish for this Christmas? [Read More...]

This is rural Britain: lonely and loveless
Isolation, failed masculinity and a forged sense of nationalism are driving people in the rural communities of Britain towards hopelessness - two dirty gems of British cinema send a distress signal to the nation [Read More...]

Win a flight, hotel and pass to the Berlinale!!!
Don't miss the opportunity to attend the largest film festival in the world, with more than 400 films to watch, film stars, professionals and cinephiles to meet and an incredible buzz to experience [Read More...]

The man who made a sullen Brazil laugh
Daniel Rezende is a young Brazilian director whose first film, about a very dirty and subversive TV clown, has brought laughter and reflection to a country undergoing tragic changes - he now answers our dirty questions [Read More...]

Men on the verge of a criminal break-in
Do you think that the best testosterone-fuelled thrillers and noir films are across the Atlantic? Think again. They are right here on this continent, in the Men of the Edge collection [Read More...]

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