Joaquin Phoenix and director Lynne Ramsay combine forces to deliver a sensational cinematic sucker punch.
Alex Garland delivers a visually stunning, coolly affecting allegory for life, loss and human fallibility.
Ingmar Bergman’s first English-language feature is a lost, mid-career gem, unearthed and restored by the BFI.
By Matt Thrift
Guillermo del Toro’s latest is a fairy tale for grown-ups with a cinephile twist – it may be his most perfect confection to date.
Saoirse Ronan experiences growing pains in Sacramento in Greta Gerwig’s delightful indie comedy.
Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.
Clint Eastwood cleverly restages a real-life act of heroism in this intriguing and moving docudrama.
This Cannes-winning working class musical from Portugal’s Pedro Pinho is not all it seems.
Richard Linklater’s “spiritual sequel” to The Last Detail is one of his most impressive achievements.
By Ian Barr
French auteur Philippe Garrel returns with another consummately crafted relationship drama.
By Elena Lazic
Liam Neeson and Jaume Collet-Serra join forces once more for this fast-paced and furiously entertaining actioner.
Frances McDormand goes on the war path in director Martin McDonagh’s sensational latest.
Ben Stiller playing another self-pitying white dude? Yes, but this is thought-provoking and rewarding comedy.
Ingmar Bergman’s enigmatic masterpiece still shines with a piercing intensity after 50 years.
Hugh Jackman brings boundless energy and enthusiasm to this crowd-pleasing circus musical.
Jia Zhangke’s ambitious, multi-stranded romantic epic features a stunning central turn from Zhao Tao.
Rian Johnson serves up the most spectacular, emotional and weirdest Star Wars film to date.
Ai Weiwei’s nuanced and fascinating portrait of global migration is one of the year’s most important films.