By Ella Kemp
Cannes darling Stephane Brizé returns with a trudging, cacophonous insight into the guts of industrial activism.
Lars von Trier, provocateur at large, returns to the fray with a mad, bad and dangerous serial killer opus.
Spike Lee’s latest interrogation of racism in America is his most entertaining and thought-provoking film in years.
Alice Rohrwacher brings a touch of rustic magical realism to Cannes with an enigmatic film about a young Italian farmhand.
Another bittersweet bon-bon concerning the agreeable hum of domestic life from Japan’s Hirokazu Koreeda.
Movies and stories are everywhere in the beguiling new film by Iranian director Jafar Panahi.
This brilliant rites of passage drama from Belgium sees a trans girl fighting to become a career ballerina.
It’s party time in Gaspar Noé’s latest about a dance ensemble’s dizzying descent into hell.
Debra Granik’s long-awaited follow-up to Winter’s Bone is a hushed masterpiece.
Eva Husson’s timely ode to female resistance and survival sees an all-female Kurdish battalion take on ISIS.
Luis Ortega’s portrait of a real-life Argentinian serial killer makes for a fascinating character study.
By Ella Kemp
This passionate debut from Camille Vidal-Naquet boldly challenges our perceptions of male sex workers.
China’s foremost auteur Jia Zhangke returns with a stirring and constantly surprising social critique.
Obscure doesn’t even begin to cover the intractable delights of the latest cine-sortie from Jean-Luc Godard.
This eloquent and expressive gay romance from Christophe Honoré is one of the director’s finest achievements.
This shapeless, drama-free dirge through the rock scene in 1980s Leningrad has no place in the Cannes competition.
This miniature monochrome epic from Pawel Pawlikowski is a extraordinary piece of cinematic craftsmanship.
This sweet but slight Egyptian road movie follows a leper and an orphan on the road to self-discovery.