Some directors come with such huge back catalogues that it can be hard to know where to start. Enter our film critics, who suggest the best routes in to the works of some of our most prolific film-makers
Miller has made a dazzling variety of films in his 50 year career and his latest, featuring Elba as a djinn alongside Tilda Swinton, is as strange as any of them. But would he rather have stayed a doctor?
The German director, famed for making films about people at the fringes of society, has written a novel about another one: a Japanese soldier who carried on fighting the second world war for 29 years after it ended
Eliot Ness hunts a killer, Nicolas Cage plays the Man of Steel and Marilyn Monroe is The Girl in Pink Tights in films that were never released. A writer, a producer and a film expert tell the movies’ hidden histories
Brad Pitt’s new film is fizzling out. Meryl Streep is doing TV. Only Tom Cruise fills cinemas – and, in the age of superheroes and streaming, his days may be numbered. So, what does the future hold for Hollywood’s big beasts?