Christian Bale: ‘Terrence Malick is a great destroyer of vanity’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Wales’ finest son sheds his batsuit to search for God and transcendence in Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups.

Knight of Cups

By David Jenkins

Terrence Malick continues to inspire awe with this transcendent tale of a man looking back to past loves.

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Arabian Nights

By David Jenkins

Drone strikes, exploding whales and a Portugal on the brink of collapse... Miguel Gomes’ astonishing latest is a new breed of movie epic.

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Knight of Cups

By David Jenkins

Terrence Malick continues to inspire awe with this transcendent tale of a man looking back to past loves.

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Special Correspondents

By David Jenkins

A ridiculous comedy film that may well rank as the lamest thing Ricky Gervais has put his name to.

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Hard Tide

By Adam Chapman

The British gangster thriller gets a much needed image makeover courtesy of Robert Osman and Nathanael Wiseman.

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Demolition

By David Davidson

A grief-stricken Jake Gyllenhaal is the shining light in this middling drama from director Jean-Marc Vallée.

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Heaven Knows What

By David Jenkins

Arielle Holmes’ miraculous lead performance in this grubby addiction drama needs to be seen to be believed.

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A Flickering Truth

By David Jenkins

This documentary on the decimation of the Afghan Film Archive tells a wider tale about global cultural terrorism.

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