Festivals

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote will close the 71st Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Terry Gilliam’s epic passion project is set to receive its world premiere on 19 May.

Gaspar Noé is unveiling his new film at the 50th Directors’ Fortnight

By David Jenkins

The French provocateur will be joined by Ciro Guerra and Debra Granik at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

The Cannes Film Festival just announced its most diverse line-up ever

By David Jenkins

Jean-Luc Godard, Spike Lee and Alice Rohrwacher are set to compete for this year’s Palme d’Or.

Look out for this subtle and furious study of queer loneliness

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A teen fights for his soul in Brazilian character study Hard Paint, which screened at this year’s BFI Flare.

Asghar Farhadi’s Everybody Knows to open the 71st Cannes Film Festival

By Hannah Woodhead

Everybody Knows is set for the coveted opening slot of the festival on 8 May.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.

Abel Ferrara has made a film about Rome’s most infamous square

By Holly Connolly

The director is joined by Willem Dafoe to explore the city’s Piazza Vittorio.

What does it mean to come of age in the modern world?

By Matt Turner

Three outstanding new films at this year’s CPH:DOX presented illuminating responses to this question.

Horror highlights from Glasgow FrightFest 2018

By Anton Bitel

Some of the year’s best and most challenging genre titles were served up over a truly chilling weekend.

The Party’s Just Beginning – first look review

By David Jenkins

Karen Gillan tries her hand at writing and directing in this fiery but formulaic character study.

Touch Me Not – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winner comprises superficial images of unsimulated sex and people with disabilities.

King Cohen – first look review

By David Jenkins

The wild and crazy cinema of Larry Cohen receives the in-depth documentary treatment that this master director deserves.

Generation Wealth – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Documentarian Lauren Greenfield speaks to the wealthy and the weary in this bold, personal meditation on money and obsession.

Madeline’s Madeline – first look review

By Ian Mantgani

Josephine Decker returns with a commanding, emotionally bracing study of teenage psychosis.

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Gus Van Sant reunites with Joaquin Phoenix for an oddball comedy-drama about disability and addiction.

Unsane – first look review

By Matt Thrift

Steven Soderbergh’s unconventional iPhone movie is one of his strangest offerings to date.

L’Animale – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

A teenage girl on the cusp of adulthood begins to question what she wants out of life in this surprisingly nuanced Austrian drama.

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