Author: Farah Cheded

Freelance writer based in the UK. According to Lil B, I'm "a true positive spirit - Lil B"

When Agnès Varda Went to California

From the Black Panthers and mural artists to Hollywood hippies, she captured a Golden State for…

Twin Films: ‘The Florida Project’ and ‘Summer 1993’

Exploring the remarkable similarities and revealing differences between these two recent additions to cinema's treasure…

The Best Summertime Movies

Stay out of the sun and watch these under-seen gems set in the summer.

Montgomery Clift, Hollywood’s Forgotten Icon

We explore why this game-changing actor deserves a bigger place in our cultural memory.

The Year that Changed Cannes – and Cinema – Forever

Cannes’ political roots go deeper than selfie bans.

Revisiting the Disturbing Summer Movie ‘The Swimmer’, Fifty Years On

This prescient take on the American Dream, starring Burt Lancaster, deserves a deep dive.

More Than Just Clothes: The Ingenious Costume Design of ‘BPM’

There is more complexity to BPM's seemingly unremarkable style than meets the eye.

The Best Summer Movie Ever is ‘Ratatouille’

Only 'Ratatouille' can satisfy the hunger stirred up by sizzling barbecue season.

All of Beyoncé’s Movie Performances, Ranked

Beychella is easily her best musical performance, but which of these eight is her greatest…

How the Lifting of Saudi Arabia’s Cinema Ban Affects Movie Lovers Everywhere

By improving opportunities for Saudi filmmakers, fans, and critics to make, access, and engage with…