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10 films about the ugly face of the British Empire


DMovies's team - 28-06-2018

While the vast majority of films both in cinema and television celebrate the British Empire and promote nationalism without any historical balance, a handful of films opt to reveal the very ugly face of Imperialism. We have dug them out for you! [Read More...]

Our lowdown on Sheffield Doc/Fest


Ben Flanagan - 12-06-2018

Our new dirty writer Ben has attended the latest edition of the largest documentary film festival in the UK and third in the world; he shares the highlights of a very positive experience! [Read More...]

The TOP 5 most thought-provoking Star Wars films!


Mark Dylan - 10-06-2018

Think Star Wars can't get dirty? Think again. We have carefully selected five episodes of the emblematic franchise, and we describe what makes them provocative, innovative and unique! [Read More...]

Look the other way!


Redmond Bacon - 26-05-2018

Egyptian filmmaker Abu Bakr Shawky challenges the conformism of cinema by casting a different gaze at actors with leprosy and various disabilities in his film YOMEDDINE; he talks to us about selecting the actors, filming and why cinema should be bold! [Read More...]

Tilting at windmills in Paris


Ian Schultz - 23-05-2018

Ian Schultz explains why THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE is Terry Gilliam's best film since BRAZIL, and that it was worth crossing the Channel overnight and by bus in order to watch it! [Read More...]

10 films about May 1968 and the French revolutionary spirit


DMovies' team - 30-04-2018

It is now exactly half a century since strikers and students took to the streets and occupied factories and universities across France - we remember 10 films dealing the French revolutionary spirit, and what we have learnt since [Read More...]

Dirty expectations: 10 films to look out for in Cannes


Victor Fraga - 22-04-2018

With just over two weeks left before Cannes begins, our editor has picked 10 potentially dirty gems to keep an eye for; we'll be live at the event unearthing the dirt exclusively for you! [Read More...]

WARNING: film spoilers can kill!


Charlie Jones - 20-04-2018

Cinema-goer Charlie Jones argues in favour of spoilers, and why he thinks readers should be given the choice whether to find out about the dirty twists in a film or not! [Read More...]

Other Articles

This is no laughing matter!!!
Our 25-year-old reader Charlie Jones has come across some epic and glistening pieces of filmic garbage in his relatively short life as a cinema-goer; he shares his favourite gems and advises how to make the best of the experience! [Read More...]

Milos Forman dies aged 86
The Czech American director has passed away yesterday in the US "after a short illness" - we remember three of his dirtiest films [Read More...]

Nick Cave, Ennio Morricone and a lot of gunshots!
The music in Sergio Leone's 1965 Spaghetti classic A FEW DOLLARS MORE (composed by Ennio Morricone) and in the 2016 American neo-Western HELL OR HIGH WATER (by Nick Cave) have a lot in common, despite being made more than five decades apart - argues Alasdair Bayman [Read More...]

DMovies joins the fight for Brazilian democracy, as we get working at the coalface!
Cinema is a tool for social and political transformation. That's why DMovies' first film production denounces the coup d'├ętat in Brazil, and the role of the Brazilian media (particularly TV Globo) in destroying democracy in Latin America. [Read More...]

The animated life of Isao Takahata!!!
One of the most subversive and singular voices of Japanese animation and the co-founder of Ghibli has sadly passed away at the age of 82; huge fan Jeremy Clarke looks back at his fascinating life and achievement - and what made his films different from everyone else's! [Read More...]

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