Articles by Mark Cousins
Tahar Rahim as Malik in A Prophet There’s the teenage world of High School Musical, the art films on the festival circuit, the blockbusters like 2012 whose posters are plastered on bus shelters,...
Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame has the world at his feet. Can he learn from Lauren Bacall and take control of his destiny?
Avatar is James Cameron's attempt to change the look of cinema Most of the innovators in cinema, the people who do fresh things with the medium, are artists like Lars von Trier, Claire Denis or...
I went to see a franchise horror movie hoping for mind-emptying mayhem. What I got was a shoddy dig at US domestic politics
Fresh from winning the Prix Italia for best arts documentary, Mark Cousins' account of bringing cinema to Iraqi children hits screens on Oct 1st. Here he writes to a future star of Kurdish film
3D films are the latest thing. But I think they remove one of the most pleasurable aspects of cinema—using your brain
I’ve just come back from pulling a 34-tonne mobile cinema on foot across Scotland. More film festivals should be like this one
Sacha Baron Cohen's new film Brüno is like his last one, Borat: a squirm-inducing travelogue that finds what it expects to
The great theme of cinema at the moment is vengeance. And our appetite for punishment seems to be getting more ferocious