George MacKay: ‘I find the development of morality fascinating’

By Katie Goh

One of the UK’s most promising young actors reveals how contemporary politics influenced his role in Munich: The Edge of War.

Nightmare Alley

By Leila Latif

The great Guillermo del Toro returns with this deliciously-dark tale of a circus huckster who takes things too far.

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By David Jenkins

We’re hitting the San Fernando Valley hard for Paul Thomas Anderson’s laid back summertime romance.

Features

Something in the Dirt – first-look review

By Anton Bitel

Filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead discover an ominous paranormal entity in their meta fifth feature.

Living – first-look review

By Ariel Klinghoffer

Oliver Hermanus presents an understated reimagining of Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru, written by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Lucy and Desi – first-look review

By Emma Fraser

Amy Poehler directs this intimate portrait of the legendary TV couple, creators of the sitcom I Love Lucy.

When You Finish Saving the World – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Jesse Eisenberg makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of his own highly-praised podcast drama.

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Reviews

Memory Box

By Steph Green

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige craft a thoughtful collage that blends personal archives with intergenerational traumas.

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Belfast

By Hannah Strong

Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama about The Troubles is undermined by its depthless and apolitical tone.

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Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

By Charles Bramesco

Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine pootles around California with the Beach Boys legend in Brent Wilson's lacklustre documentary.

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A Journal for Jordan

By Marina Ashioti

Denzel Washington’s fourth directorial effort is a story of love, loss and sacrifice told through the journal of Charles Monroe King.

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Cicada

By Marina Ashioti

A bookstore meet-cute leads to a transformative relationship for two gay men in Matthew Fifer and Kieran Mulcare’s drama.

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Nightmare Alley

By Leila Latif

The great Guillermo del Toro returns with this deliciously-dark tale of a circus huckster who takes things too far.

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