They say you should never meet your heroes, but that’s just wrong. LWLies receives a valedictory audience with Hollywood royalty.
Idris Elba makes his directorial debut with a partial adaptation of Victor Headley’s cult 1992 novel.
Joe Cole plays a boxer who gets banged up abroad in this harrowing and poetic prison drama.
Laetitia Dosch delivers a star turn in this charming Parisian drama from writer/director Léonor Serraille.
The success and scandal of one of cinema’s first glamour girls is laid bare in this vivid documentary portrait.
Inspired by The Shape of Water, we survey the various ways female self-pleasure has been portrayed.
Don’t miss this explosion of feminist merry-making in Věra Chytilová’s 1966 classic, screening with ICA and MUBI.
Filmmaker Yance Ford provides an impassioned and highly personal critique of the US judicial system in this vital doc.
At Bristol’s Cinema Rediscovered, female-driven stories came to the fore in thrilling fashion.
Jean-Luc Godard’s radical ’60s comedy La Chinoise is among the highlights of this year’s festival.
This Keanu Reeves-starring drama is a poignant tale of teenage apathy.
The veteran screen star talks Jawbone, bad superhero movies and how ‘tough guy’ acting has evolved.
Egyptian director Mohamed Diab counts the cost of the Tahrir Square protests in this compelling human drama.
Rebecca Hall brings her A-game in this tragic, quietly stunning portrait of female depression.
Movies have always reflected social attitudes and trends – and that could prove especially vital over the next four years.
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are a match made in old-school movie heaven in this dazzling musical.
The usually reliable Pablo Trapero stutters with this inert crime thriller about the infamous Puccio family.
Laying siege to Earth’s most beloved locations, this is Roland Emmerich’s most perfect replica of the disaster flicks of the 1970s.
Brit Marling leads a band of sisters in arms in this gritty American Civil War drama.
Alan Ladd’s mysterious stranger in town fundamentally changed the way audiences believed in heroes.
A new screening programme asks vital questions about how Britain’s travellers are depicted on screen.
Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton bring a quiet tenderness to this understated tale of racial prejudice in the Deep South.
From Body and Soul to Creed, the sports movie has a rich tradition of raising awareness around issues of class and race.