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Inheritance (2020) explained: who’s really in chains?

How Vaugh Stein's basement thriller flips the tables on power and gender

Published: 3 November 2020 | Last updated: 12 July 2022
3 November 2020

Get Out (2017) explained: race, horror and hunting

The source of the horror in Get Out is its deconstruction of everyday racism

Published: 9 September 2020 | Last updated: 13 August 2022
9 September 2020

The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008) explained

The 2008 remake sells us a potent picture of apocalypse, ecological vandalism ... and grief

Published: 29 August 2020 | Last updated: 12 September 2022
29 August 2020

Passengers (2016) explained: fairy tales in space

A girl, a guy, a glass coffin and happy ever after. Or is it?

Published: 4 July 2020 | Last updated: 8 May 2022
4 July 2020

Fatal Attraction – the classic 80s movie explained

Classic themes, striking visuals – and opera

Published: 30 June 2020 | Last updated: 27 April 2022
30 June 2020

Child 44 explained: no murder in paradise?

Moscow, murders and metaphors of heaven and hell

Published: 6 June 2020 | Last updated: 19 August 2022
6 June 2020