Dominga Sotomayor: ‘I wanted emotions, not big events’

By Matt Turner

The director of the excellent Too Late to Die Young talks about recreating a rural commune from her childhood.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Quentin Tarantino knocks it out of the park with this personal love letter to LA, in all its dirty sexy glory.

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2019

By Hannah Woodhead

The South Korean director’s social satire takes top honours among a mixed bag of winners at this year’s festival.

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Booksmart

By Hannah Woodhead

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever shine in a Superbad-esque high school comedy to savour.

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The Perfection

By Josh Slater-Williams

There’s shades of Brian De Palma and Park Chan-wook in this Allison Williams-starring Netflix thriller.

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Too Late to Die Young

By David Jenkins

Kids hang loose as their parents attempt to build them a new civilisation in this easygoing political fable.

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XY Chelsea

By David Jenkins

A glossy, lightly superficial portrait of the American whistleblower-cum-activist Chelsea Manning.

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John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

By David Jenkins

The combustible American tennis star is picked to pieces in this mischievous French essay film.

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Memoir of War

By David Jenkins

A perfectly calibrated central performance by Mélanie Thierry powers this dour wartime literary drama.

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