Puzzle – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Kelly Macdonald plays a technophobe with a penchant for solving puzzles in a drama whose pieces don’t quite fit together.

Discover the secret ending to Picnic at Hanging Rock

By Georgina Guthrie

The unresolved conclusion to Peter Weir’s film is much more satisfying than the posthumously published final chapter.

Toni Collette: ‘This film tackles the idea that it’s taboo to talk about grief’

By Hannah Woodhead

The star of Ari Aster’s Hereditary talks grief, audiobooks and why we should all go to the cinema more often.

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Boom for Real

By David Jenkins

Sara Driver’s profile of Jean-Michel Basquiat doubles as a rich portrait of New York City in the 1970s and ’80s.

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Ocean’s 8

By David Jenkins

A female-dominated ensemble for the ages joins together for this crushing, zero-stakes heist caper.

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Tranny Fag

By David Jenkins

On the life of a poverty-stricken Brazilian trans performance artist disco poet in remission from cancer.

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Studio 54

By Thomas Hobbs

This profile of the 1970s New York disco nirvana is a rollicking examination of American excess.

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The Piano (1993)

By Hannah Woodhead

Jane Campion’s achingly beautiful Palme d’Or-winning masterpiece receives a rerelease to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

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The Ciambra

By Josh Slater-Williams

A small Romani community is the setting for Jonas Carpignano’s tender coming-of-age story.

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