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The Shape of Water – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sally Hawkins finds a scaly suitor in Guillermo del Toro’s strange, sentimental snow globe fairy tale.

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water gets a wondrous first trailer

By Little White Lies

Take a fishy first look at the director’s upcoming Cold War-era fairy tale.

Nocturnal Animals

By Manuela Lazic

Tom Ford’s long-awaited follow-up to A Single Man is a gorgeous, wild and wholly frustrating affair.

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Salt and Fire – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Michael Shannon and Werner Herzog reunite for this intriguing and highly allegorical eco thriller.

Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals gets a tantalising first trailer

By Little White Lies

The writer/director’s follow-up to A Single Man is a dark thriller starring Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Guillermo del Toro dives into The Shape of Water

By Poppy Doran

The Crimson Peak director has teamed up with Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon for a Cold War-set fantasy romance.

How Midnight Special evokes the pure emotion of Starman

By Adam Cook

Jeff Nichols’ stellar sci-fi parable draws inspiration from John Carpenter’s 1984 film.

How Midnight Special channels the cosmic force of Starman

By Katherine McLaughlin

Jeff Nichols’ new film maps a similar thematic route to John Carpenter’s classic 1984 sci-fi.

Jeff Nichols: ‘I think I can call myself a capable director at this point’

By Adam Woodward

The American writer/director of Midnight Special on honing his craft and retaining creative control.

Midnight Special

By Adam Woodward

Writer/director Jeff Nichols reaches for the stars with this simply awesome sci-fi parable.

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Jeff Nichols’ guide to crafting a movie ending

By Adam Woodward

The writer/director of Take Shelter and Midnight Special offers his take on an essential filmmaking skill.

Jeff Nichols says Midnight Special is an homage to Steven Spielberg

By Daniel Seddon

The writer/director talks exclusively about his upcoming film and how it channels Close Encounters and E.T.

Midnight Special gets a thrilling first trailer

By Little White Lies

Michael Shannon plays a desperate father on the run in Jeff Nichols’ upcoming supernatural thriller. 

Take Shelter

By Adam Woodward

More metaphorical tact would turn Take Shelter from a brisk gale to a force five.

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My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

By Laurence Boyce

This is familiar territory for Werner Herzog – a compelling crime drama and intriguing character study rolled into one.

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