Denis Villeneuve

Remembering 1998’s Soldier: The original Blade Runner sequel

By Nathan Smith

Like Philip K Dick’s replicants, Kurt Russell’s steely-eyed space marine asks what it means to be human.

Blade Runner 2049

By David Jenkins

Denis Villeneuve tangles with Replicants in this bombastic though naggingly shallow sci-fi sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 cult classic.

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Artificial Intelligence in the movies: What makes us human?

By Little White Lies

Before Blade Runner 2049 hits cinemas, video essayist Luís Azevedo explores a complex existential question.

Why Blade Runner 2049 feels particularly relevant in 2017

By Anastasia Miari

Denis Villeneuve’s hotly-anticipated sequel arrives a time of heightened cultural anxiety in the West.

Everything we know about Sicario sequel, Soldado

By Mark Allison

Josh Brolin and Benecio Del Toro are set to return in this continuation of Denis Villeneuve's cartel land throwdown.

A Blade Runner 2049 mobile game is in the works

By Juliette Cottu

You’ll soon be able to play with Ryan Gosling on your mobile device.

Denis Villeneuve is directing a remake of David Lynch’s Dune

By Dan Einav

The Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 director is working on a remake of Frank Herbert’s hard SF epic.

50 films to look forward to in 2017 – part 2

By Little White Lies

New films from Ben Wheatley, Kelly Reichardt and Shane Carruth wrap up our bumper preview.

The official trailer for Blade Runner 2049 is here

By Caitlin Quinlan

Watch Ryan Gosling hunt down Harrison Ford in this first look at Denis Villeneuve’s forthcoming sequel.

Amy Adams and the age of innocence

By Ella Donald

From Junebug to Arrival, the story of how Amy Adams finally came of age on screen.

Why Signs is the ultimate alien invasion film for the Trump era

By Jonathan Bacon

M Night Shyamalan’s claustrophobic tale of aliens landing speaks to the fearful mindset that led to Trump.

Jóhann Jóhannsson tells the story of his favourite film scores

By Greg Noone

The Icelandic composer has reunited with Denis Villeneuve for Arrival.

Arrival

By Adam Woodward

Denis Villeneuve’s latest is the most low-key alien invasion drama you’ll ever see.

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Personal tragedy and trauma in the films of Denis Villeneuve

By William Carroll

The Canadian director’s latest, Arrival, explores intimate themes present in his earlier work.

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