Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Raiders of the Lost Ark at 40: Indiana Jones’s first adventure remains his greatest
Steven Spielberg’s deliriously entertaining throwback remains a pure pleasure, a film drawn from forgotten serials and comics and brought brilliantly to life

Scott Tobias

12, Jun, 2021 @6:07 AM

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Keith Short obituary
Sculptor and modeller who created pivotal props for films including Batman, Alien and Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ryan Gilbey

23, Oct, 2020 @5:02 PM

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'I barely breathed': Tilda Swinton, Emma Thompson, Steve McQueen and more on their most memorable moments at the movies
From transformative nights in the grubbiest of fleapits to spellbinding screenings under the stars, film-makers and critics recall the communal thrill of going to the cinema

15, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Temple of Dumb: sequels to Boris Johnson's 'hilariously awful' film pitch
The prime minister’s Indiana Jones-style film idea may have been even less successful than his parliamentary votes, but the follow-ups could hit big

Stuart Heritage

08, Oct, 2019 @4:40 PM

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Pepsi ad, Fyre and Sausage Roll Jesus: how to fix a PR disaster
The creator of Flack, a drama based on a London media fixer, on how to spin some classic media blunders

Rich Pelley

26, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Mary Poppins, The BFG and Spectre: your complete Christmas film guide
The best festive films, from the classic The Grand Budapest Hotel, to modern favourites such as Up and Brooklyn, plus the creepy baby from Twilight and everything in between

Paul Howlett and Phil Harrison

15, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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'A total blast': our writers pick their favorite summer blockbusters ever
As the season heats up on the big screen, Guardian writers look back on their picks from the past with killer sharks, mournful crime-fighters and time-traveling teens

Amy Nicholson, Benjamin Lee, Catherine Shoard, Lanre Bakare, Jake Nevins, Charles Bramesco, Jordan Hoffman, Andrew Pulver, Rebecca Nicholson and Peter Bradshaw

29, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Raiders of the Lost Ark cinematographer Douglas Slocombe dies aged 103
The three-time Oscar nominee is best known for shooting the first three Indiana Jones films and nearly all the classic Ealing comedies

Nigel M Smith

22, Feb, 2016 @9:15 PM

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Harrison Ford: five best moments
The veteran superstar actor’s greatest hits, from a career that has spanned six decades.

Benjamin Lee

08, May, 2015 @4:09 PM

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Raiders! first look review - feelgood fanaticism that's Boys Own stuff
The documentary detailing Eric Zala and Chris Strompolos’s painstaking shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark captures the lunacy and love of fandom and friendship

Lanre Bakare in Austin

15, Mar, 2015 @5:59 AM

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Steven Soderbergh recuts Raiders of the Lost Ark as a silent movie
To show the importance of staging in filmmaking, the director reworks Steven Spielberg’s classic adventure into a moodily black and white silent film

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Sep, 2014 @8:58 AM

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Why I'd like to be … Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark

Why righteous treasure hunter and all-round intellectual superhero Indiana Jones inspired our Reel history columnist Alex von Tunzelmann to join the Young Archaeologists' Club and occasionally don a fedora

Alex von Tunzelmann

15, Jul, 2014 @6:30 AM

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