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You Were Never Really Here – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Joaquin Phoenix bares his soul in Lynne Ramsay’s noir-tinged New York thriller.

The Rider – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Chloe Zhao’s hushed neo western offers a feminist perspective on a man in crisis.

Radiance – first look review

By David Jenkins

Naomi Kawase channels Mills and Boon in this romance about the world of film audio description.

David Michôd: ‘When your leaders lie to you all the time, you stop believing anything’

By Manuela Lazic

The Australian writer/director sounds off about his spiky military satire, War Machine.

How to draw a Studio Ghibli movie – with the director of The Red Turtle

By William Carroll

Michaël Dudok de Wit reveals how traditional animation comes to life.

The King of Kong is being turned into a musical

By William Carroll

Director Seth Gordon says his cult arcade game documentary is destined for the stage.

Why more actors need to take a leaf out of Nicole Kidman’s book

By Amy Bowker

She’s pledged to work with a female director every 18 months in a bid for greater gender equality.

A Gentle Creature – first look review

By David Jenkins

Corruption and vice reign supreme in Sergei Loznitsa’s punishingly bleak descent into the bowels of Russia.

Top of the Lake: China Girl – first look review

By Matt Hoffman

Jane Campion and Elisabeth Moss return for a brilliant second season of this atmospheric crime saga.

Good Time – first look review

By David Jenkins

Robert Pattinson slays it as a petty hood on a downward spiral in the Safdie brothers’ ace crime thriller.

Jeune Femme – first look review

By David Jenkins

This delectable French coming-of-age farce is powered by a stunning central performance from actor Laetitia Dosch.

The emasculation of Clint Eastwood in The Beguiled

By David Pountain

Don Siegel’s period thriller shows this icon of screen masculinity at his most pathetic and vulnerable.

The Beguiled – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sofia Coppola stuns the Cannes crowd with an intoxicating film about repressed female sexuality.

Sofia Coppola: ‘I’m telling the same story but from the women’s point of view’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The writer/director tells us how she toyed with gender politics and screen hunks for her new film, The Beguiled.

Twitter wills a Lupita Nyong’o-Rihanna heist movie into existence

By Amy Bowker

Ava DuVernay will direct the social media-inspired project for Netflix.

Nobody Did it Better: Remembering Roger Moore

By William Carroll

The late actor was at his debonair best as James Bond in series highlight The Spy Who Loved Me.

George A Romero is making a film about zombie car racing

By William Carroll

The cinematic king of the undead is putting his creations behind the wheel for his next project.

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