John Schlesinger

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Fifty years on, this film is still the Sunday Bloody Sunday best | Rachel Cooke
A poster of John Schlesinger’s seminal movie made a perfect anniversary present

Rachel Cooke

02, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Midnight Cowboy review – a still potent stew of 60s sleaze
Fifty years on, Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman’s squabbling amid the squalor of low-rent New York remains a heartbreaking triumph

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Midnight Cowboy at 50: why the X-rated best picture winner endures
The unlikely buddy drama, starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman, remains a compelling study of poverty and loneliness

Scott Tobias

24, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Tony Garnett: The backstreet abortion that destroyed my family
Cathy Come Home and Kes producer Tony Garnett is behind much of Britain’s best screen drama since the mid-60s. Only recently did the truth hit home – the secret of his success came from the traumatic loss of both parents when he was five, after a botched abortion

Joanna Moorhead

02, Jul, 2016 @5:00 AM

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Stanley Kubrick ruined my childhood: my mum, the Hollywood publicist
Simon Booker recalls his unconventional upbringing with his mother who was a glamorous film publicist in the Mad Men era

Simon Booker

25, Jun, 2016 @5:00 AM

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Frozen in time: Julie Christie in the supermarket queue, June 1965
In the year the actor’s celebrity went stratospheric, Julie Christie could be found looking bored at the checkout

Alex Clark

17, Apr, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Why film editor Jim Clark was Hollywood’s greatest repairman
He completely recut Midnight Cowboy, won an Oscar for The Killing Fields and worked on James Bond. William Boyd remembers the film editor they called Dr Clark, because he could make sick movies well again

William Boyd

18, Mar, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Carol named best LGBT film of all time
Todd Haynes’ lesbian love story, an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel, tops poll of more than 100 experts

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

15, Mar, 2016 @10:34 AM

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Jim Clark obituary
Film editor who won an Oscar for his work on The Killing Fields

Ronald Bergan

13, Mar, 2016 @4:43 PM

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After Oscars faux pas, Dustin Lance Black tells Sam Smith to stop texting Tom Daley
Black, who won the best original screenplay prize in 2009 for Milk, has berated Smith for claiming to be the first opening gay Oscar winner – and told him to stop contacting his fiance

Ben Child

29, Feb, 2016 @10:10 AM

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John Schlesinger's very old London Waterloo
As the capital’s busiest railway station struggles to cope with soaring passenger demands, a classic 1961 documentary transports us to a very different city

Dave Hill

14, Nov, 2015 @7:58 PM

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Alan Bennett: ‘I didn’t see the point of coming out'
Socialist, royalist, show-off, shy ... in life and in his fiction, Alan Bennett is a bundle of contradictions. He talks about the ‘totalitarian’ Tories, why he doesn’t go to the theatre, and a lifetime of being contrary

Charlotte Higgins

31, Oct, 2015 @8:00 AM

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