An eleven-year-old boy navigates family and friendship during a time of social upheaval in James Gray's tender semi-autobiographical latest.
A woman reeling from a personal tragedy embarks on the holiday from hell in Alex Garland’s very British folk horror film.
Director Sam Raimi injects some much needed personality into Marvel’s latest brand-building exercise.
Nicolas Cage plays an out-of-work version of himself in Tom Gormican’s well-meaning but underwhelming meta action-comedy.
As he prepares to unleash hell in The Northman, we profile the Swedish actor who realises his lifelong dream with this Scandanavian epic.
Robert Eggers assembles an intrepid team for the epic tale of a wronged Viking prince’s quest for vengeance.
Dutch master provocateur Paul Verhoeven serves up a blasphemous delight in his convent-set Italian romp.
Jared Leto plays a terminally-ill scientist who accidentally turns himself into a vampire in this shockingly inept superhero saga.
Bradley Cooper's suave carny gets his comeuppance at the climax of Guillermo del Toro's neo-noir.
Norwegian master Joachim Trier concludes his Oslo trilogy with a sweeping romance, featuring a star-making turn from Renate Reinsve.
Jacques Audiard directs a sensual city-based romance adapted from graphic novels by Adrian Tomine.
The writer/director of The Worst Person in the World ponders love, death and the possibility of a cosmic order to all things.
Juliette Binoche and Vincent Lindon play a couple whose relationship is tested by the arrival of an old friend in Claire Denis’ latest.
Peter Strickland serves up a helping of culinary chaos in his suitably strange fifth feature film.
Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in a second Agatha Christie adaptation, but we’d rather he hadn’t.
The clown prince of MTV reflects on returning to Jackass 20 years after it all began, and if the new stunts still hurt like they used to.
The sequel to Joanna Hogg’s autobiographical masterpiece is a stunning portrait of an artist’s profound exploration of grief.
Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and the gang return to the big screen for lewd, crude antics with a surprisingly sweet centre.
A tale as old as time gets a cyberspace makeover in Mamoru Hosoda’s reimagining of Beauty and the Beast.
The creator and star of Licorice Pizza take us on a tour through the San Fernando Valley and reveal why HAIM love to walk everywhere.
A naïve 26-year-old sets her sights on a sexual awakening in Lena Dunham’s brash and honest second feature.
Cooper Raiff plays a postgrad party starter who falls for an older woman in the writer/director/actor’s frustrating second feature.
Jesse Eisenberg makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of his own highly-praised podcast drama.
It’s a classic tale of boy eats girl in Mimi Cave’s directorial debut, but the flavour profile is off.
Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama about The Troubles is undermined by its depthless and apolitical tone.
A lowkey but interesting line-up comprises the selection for Berlinale’s 72nd edition.
The French model-turned-actor on getting into character for her breakout role in Julia Ducournau’s Titane.
We celebrate our favourite film posters of the year, including Titane and The French Dispatch.
Tom Holland’s third solo Spidey outing brings some familiar faces to the party, but we’ve seen it all before.
The actor on stepping behind the camera for her powerful and enigmatic Elena Ferrante adaptation, The Lost Daughter.
Noomi Rapace adopts a strange newborn in this elevated Icelandic folk horror from director Valdimar Jóhannsson.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence tackle a climate emergency in Adam McKay’s uneven, star-studded dramedy.
Despite some compelling performances, Michael Pearce’s sci-fi thriller fails to live up to the promise of his debut, Beast.
The cinematographer reveals the trick to shooting digital cows, and why the film is really a monster movie.
Justin Chon’s melodramatic tale of immigration and injustice in present-day America is undermined by a clichéd script.
The director explains how fatherhood shaped his latest film, and how creating space is integral to his creative vision.
Ridley Scott enlists an A-List cast for his bombastic dramatisation of Maurizio Gucci’s assassination.
Jason Reitman takes on the mantle of his Ghostbusting father Ivan with this emotionally manipulative nostalgia trip.
Buckle up and say a Hail Mary as we take a peek under the hood of Julia Ducournau’s visceral Palme d’Or winner.
Wes Anderson’s New Yorker-inspired anthology film is a meticulously-crafted love letter to the art of magazine journalism.
Tom Hardy returns as the reporter with an extraterrestrial monkey on his back in Andy Serkis’ zany comic book sequel.
Dev Patel and Ralph Ineson face off in David Lowery’s adaptation of a popular Arthurian legend, with stylish results.
Tony Soprano’s teenage years take centre stage in Alan Taylor’s prequel to the legendary television series.
Merchants of chaos Nicolas Cage and Sion Sono team up for a fleet-fisted tale of redemption and uprising.
Riz Ahmed is a father on a mission to save his sons from an extraterrestrial threat in Michael Pearce’s complex sci-fi drama.
Clare Dunne gives a captivating performance as a woman rebuilding her life after escaping an abusive relationship.
A woman’s Holocaust memoir becomes an international scandal in Sam Hobkinson’s compelling documentary.
Leos Carax’s surreal, Sparks-scripted musical-of-sorts stars Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard as ill-fated lovers.
Nicolas Cage reveals his sensitive side in Michael Sarnoski’s warm-hearted porcine revenge western.
Matt Damon fights for his daughter’s freedom in Tom McCarthy’s turgid drama based on the murder of Meredith Kercher.
Taylour Paige and Riley Keough star in a wild Floridian road trip movie based on an iconic Twitter thread.
A family’s dream vacation turns into a nightmare when they start to age rapidly in M Night Shyamalan’s latest twisty thriller.
Before she was a Palme d'or winner, Ducournau made a creepy little short about a teenager undergoing a strange transformation.
Justin Kurzel’s difficult drama about a notorious mass murderer falls into familiar pitfalls of the true crime genre.
Key awards also went to Nadav Lapid, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Leos Carax.
A family struggles to deal with the devastating effects of their patriarch’s bipolar disorder in Joachim Lafosse’s tender drama.
A teenage girl finds online fame in Mamoru Hosoda’s internet-age update of Beauty and the Beast.
Cannes favourite Jacques Audiard returns to the Croisette with a low-key love story set around the fringes of the French capital.
Simon Rex is superbly cast in Sean Baker’s sparkling character study of a porn actor well past his pomp.
Julia Ducournau’s sensational second feature offers an intoxicating mix of grease, gore and gasoline.
Ari Folman’s animated retelling of the wartime diarist’s tragic story falls foul of some questionable artistic license.
Wes Anderson’s star-studded, multi-chaptered tribute to The New York is his most impressionistic work to date.
Lip-smacking provocation and saucy humour abounds in Paul Verhoeven’s rip-roaring nunsploitation romp.
Joachim Trier returns to Cannes with a keenly-observed drama about the often turbulent nature of modern romance.
Kogonada’s sci-fi-tinged family drama confirms its writer/director as one of cinema’s most vital new voices.
Matt Damon is a father fighting for his imprisoned daughter’s release in Tom McCarthy’s tonally uneven drama.
Joanna Hogg’s follow-up to her 2019 masterpiece is an immaculate study of grief and filmmaking.
Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard star in Leos Carax’s audacious rock opera about a baby with a very special gift.
A teenage girl and a serial killer undergo an accidental body swap in Christopher Landon’s twist on a classic formula.
Vin Diesel and his family kick it up a gear as they face off against old faces in Justin Lin's return to the high octane franchise.
The modern master of folk horror reveals the inspiration behind his forest freakout In the Earth.
Ben Wheatley goes back to basics in this understated yet supremely effective 21st century folk horror.
Anthony Hopkins is at the peak of his acting powers in this moving drama about the banality of ageing.
Joanna Hogg joins Clio Barnard and Miguel Gomes, while Frederick Wiseman will be honoured with the Carrosse d’Or.
Wes Anderson, Leos Carax, Mia Hansen-Løve and Kogonada are among the filmmakers headed to the Croisette in July.
Emma Stone plays the fur-loving fashionista in this overlong and largely uninspired origin story.
This procedural thriller reboot of the Saw franchise is painful to sit through for all the wrong reasons.
A team of mercenaries with nothing to lose are hired for the heist of a lifetime in zombie-infested Las Vegas.
This stylish first feature from Greek writer/director Christos Nikou fails to build on its intriguing premise.
Carey Mulligan is into taking risks, and her role as Cassie Thomas might just be her biggest one yet.
From The Walking Dead to Minari, we chart the amazing journey of this Oscar-nominated star.
The writer/director and on-screen father-son tell the story of how they captured cinematic lightning in a bottle.
Riz Ahmed plays a drummer who loses his hearing in Darius Marder’s bold and brilliant debut.
The writer/director of Sound of Metal discusses replicating the experience of deafness on screen.
This fan service-heavy redux of the 2017 superhero pile-up just about justifies its existence.
Chloé Zhao goes three for three with this extraordinary chronicle of life on the fringes of American society.
Brighten up your year with our illustrated celebration of Lee Isaac Chung’s charming immigrant fable.
The writer/director shares her love of Paris Hilton and her frustrations with the way we talk about women in film.
A ferocious lead turn by Carey Mulligan super-charges this shocking, outspoken debut that pulls none of its punches.
Nicolas Cage and director Sion Sono team up for a rollicking post-apocalyptic battle royale.
Jane Schoenbrun’s unnerving debut, about an internet role-play phenomenon, nails the online adolescence experience.
Rat Film director Theo Anthony delves deep into the myriad ethical quandaries concerning mass surveillance.
The truth proves far stranger than the fiction in this constantly surprising Holocaust chronicle.
The aftermath of a school shooting is the focus of first-time director Fran Kranz’s stark portrait of familial grief.
Ben Wheatley’s pandemic-themed psychedelic fever dream is the love child of Kill List and A Field in England.
Two best friends make a suicide pact in first-time feature director Jerrod Carmichael’s uneven black comedy.
A film censor becomes obsessed with unlocking the secrets of her sister’s disappearance in this stylish horror throwback.
Kornél Mundruczó’s affecting drama follows a couple who experience the loss of their first child shortly after birth.
From long-delayed projects to ones born out of the pandemic, here are the upcoming movies we’re most excited about.
Jamie Foxx plays a jazz musician attempting to return to the land of the living in Pixar's latest animated spectacle.
From the classic to the abstract, we count down our favourite poster designs from a highly unusual year of movies.
There’s plenty of pizzazz in Patty Jenkins’ DC sequel, but it lacks the charm and personality of its predecessor.
With the studio announcing a landmark streaming deal for its 2021 slate, it once again falls to audiences to “save cinema”.
Curated by Grace Barber-Plentie, Reframing the Fat Body allows plus size people to exist without judgement or limitation.
Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis star in Clea DuVall’s festive rom-com about going home and coming out.
Steve McQueen delivers a sublime party film for the ages in the second instalment of his Small Axe series.
Joe Keery stars as an aspiring streamer driven to extremes in his never-ending quest for viral fame.
Sean Durkin’s long-awaited second feature is a classically styled break-up movie with Carrie Coon and Jude Law.
The man behind the man behind Citizen Kane is the subject of David Fincher’s sparkling paean to classic Hollywood.
The star and producer of Shirley on the enticements of strong, complex female characters.
Armie Hammer and Lily James are woefully miscast in this limp adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel.
Jamie Foxx is a jazz musician reckoning with the afterlife in Pixar’s best film in quite some time.
Adam Sandler treats – or tricks – us with a festive family comedy about kindness and the importance of a good flask.
Miranda July channels her offbeat brand of humour into a heist movie, with predictably charming results.
Breaking into the local post office was deep research for the artworld multi-hypenate’s superb new film, Kajillionaire.
This year’s Short Cuts programme brought together bite-size perspectives from around the world.
Rashida Jones and Bill Murray star in Sofia Coppola’s New York caper about a woman who suspects her husband is having an affair.
The first instalment in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series is a soulful love letter to the West Indian dance scene in West London.
Vanessa Kirby is remarkable in Kornél Mundruczó’s drama about two expectant parents who suffer a devastating tragedy.
The third feature from Chloé Zhao is an achingly tender look at one woman's life on the road.
Antonio Campos’ star-jammed Southern potboiler fails to capture the poetic misery of Donald Ray Pollock’s source novel.
Our latest issue is a tribute to the beautiful, unnerving world of Josephine Decker’s biopic that isn’t a biopic.
Charlie Kaufman presents a mind-bending psychodrama about a young woman’s journey to meet her boyfriend’s parents.
Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots with this lilting reflection on lost youth and unspoken love.
Sofia Coppola’s seventh film is a modern screwball caper set in New York City.
A young cancer patient falls for a local hustler in this striking debut from Australian director Shannon Murphy.
Filmmaker Sam O’Mahony explains how he utilised the resources at hand to make I Don’t Find Any of This Very Peaceful.
Hugh Jackman plays a tricksy teacher in director Cory Finley’s pitch-black classroom comedy.
Netflix eyes up a superhero franchise to call their own with Gina Prince-Bythewood's entertaining action epic.
Ben Affleck exorcises some personal demons in this sometimes effective basketball drama.
Hannah Strong delves into the myriad thrills and spills of MTV’s finest export.
Maggie Nichols and a raft of former gymnasts detail the sexual abuse they suffered within USA Gymnastics at the hands of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar.
Pete Davidson fictionalises his own adolescence in Judd Apatow's warmest bro comedy to date.
Watch Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet and co frolic in the Massachusetts countryside.
Eliza Hittman’s emotionally bruising, exceptionally tender abortion drama is not to be missed.
Director Kitty Green highlights the systemic abuse women suffer in the workplace in this powerful drama.
A pair of conscripts find love amid the chaos of Apartheid in Oliver Hermanus’ queer war drama.
Watch a film, then stick around for a cosy chat with the likes of Céline Sciamma and Mia Hansen-Løve.
Our spring issue celebrates first-time director Emerald Fennell’s scorching black comedy.
Tom Holland and Chris Pratt play teenage elves on a quest in Pixar’s underwhelming fantasy adventure.
On a quiet industrial estate in Southeast England, CPC London are keeping the print dream alive.
This US remake of Ruben Östlund’s ski-bound comedy-drama Force Majeure oversimplifies the source material.
HG Well’s classic sci-fi horror is given a satisfying modern twist courtesy of Blumhouse and director Leigh Whannell.
Mark Ruffalo takes on a giant chemical company in Todd Haynes’ gripping procedural drama.
It’s no Clueless, but a strong cast just about sustains Autumn de Wilde’s faithful take on Jane Austen’s novel.
Margot Robbie brings anarchy and attitude to the DCEU in Cathy Yan’s pop-punk ode to womanhood.
Bong Joon-ho’s class-clash black comedy will burrow under your skin and stay there.
Beach Rats director Eliza Hittman offers an unflinching look at the troubling reality of reproductive rights in the US.
Brandon Cronenberg sets late-capitalism in his crosshairs in this effective – and very gory – social horror.
Tom Hanks is perfectly cast as the late Fred Rogers, America’s favourite neighbour.
Jude Law and Carrie Coon shine in Martha Marcy May Marlene director Sean Durkin’s eerie psychological thriller.
Dee Rees and Anne Hathaway tackle Joan Didion’s novel of the same name, with disastrous results.
The star of Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell talks making the step up for his first lead role.
Lee Isaac Chung’s beautifully observed drama follows a South Korean family who relocate to rural Arkansas.
Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hit the slopes in this miserable remake of Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure.
Miranda July’s charming, unconventional crime drama follows a family of lowly LA con artists.
A mother rebuilds her life after escaping her abusive husband in Phyllida Lloyd’s urgent drama.
Josephine Decker’s biography of famed gothic novelist Shirley Jackson is a sumptuous period psychodrama.
Carey Mulligan is on blistering form in Emerald Fennell’s darkly comic, provocative debut feature.
Based on an infamous Tweetstorm, Janicza Bravo’s wild drama offers a fascinating perspective on female relationships.
One of the world’s biggest music artists bares her soul in this intimate, earnest docu-portrait.
The star of The Personal History of David Copperfield on his love of acting and his move into directing.
Rejoice, Totoro fans: 21 of the Japanese animation studio’s feature films are headed your way.
Writer/director Trey Edward Shults delivers another spiky interrogation of parent-child relationships.
Destin Daniel Cretton’s biopic of wrongly incarcerated death row inmate Walter McMillian plays it a little too safe.
After spending a decade in Hollywood, Guy Ritchie returns to his gangster roots with this all-star crime caper.
From In Fabric to Portrait of a Lady on Fire, these are our favourite movie posters of the year.
We chat with the director and stars Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh and Timothée Chalamet.
Taylor Swift, TS Eliot and Digital Fur Technology combine to disastrous effect in this feline musical folly.
Dee Rees, Josephine Decker, Miranda July, and much, much more...
Mr Sandman brings us a dream with his hypnotic turn as a fatalistic Jewish jeweller.
The gang gets a sequel... Danny DeVito and Awkwafina join the cast of this glossy fantasy adventure.
Set in the picturesque mountains of Utah, Sundance is a film lover’s paradise with a difference.
Astronaut Natalie Portman struggles to adapt to life back on earth in Noah Hawley’s dull space drama.
Shia LaBeouf plays his own father in this dramatised account of his own troubled childhood.
The Australian writer/director on why her brutal new film The Nightingale is about love, not hate.
Scott Z Burns’ vital political drama investigates the CIA’s post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program.
Enter Sandman... Our Nov/Dec issue celebrates the unrelenting vision of directors Josh and Benny Safdie.
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones play Victorian balloon enthusiasts in this uninspired historical drama.
We meet UKJFF Head Programmer Nir Cohen who explains how he plans to reach new audiences.
Harmony Korine and Matthew McConaughey hit the Florida Keys for a madcap slacker odyssey.
HBO’s remix of Alan Moore’s graphic novel is a strange, complicated beast – and all the better for it.
This sweet-natured, Tom Sawyer-esque tale of unlikely companionship has just enough charm to keep it going.
Will Smith goes mano-a-mano with his younger self in director Ang Lee’s exhilarating action spectacle.
Shola Amoo’s coming-of-age drama offers an important perspective on the black British experience.
When it comes to prestige Oscar bait and misguided multimillion-dollar behemoths, sometimes it’s good to be bad.
Elisabeth Moss is a punk-rock musician spinning out of control in Alex Ross Perry's latest.
Justin Kurzel adapts Peter Carey's 2000 fictionalised account of Austalia's infamous Kelly gang, with explosive results.
A returning astronaut falls out of touch with reality in Noah Hawley's messy space drama.
Christian Bale and Matt Damon banter and bicker their way through James Mangold's slick racing biopic.
Adam Sandler is on the form of his life in this scintillating, heart-in-mouth study of a desperate New York jeweller.
Hugh Jackman is rotten to the core in Corey Finley's biting black comedy about public school embezzlement.
Taika Waititi plays an imaginary Adolf Hitler in this chronically soft-edged, wannabe satirical comedy.
Matthew Rhys and Tom Hanks are on top form in Marielle Heller's charming biographical drama about an American TV legend.
This euphoric, music-powered family drama from Trey Edward Shults is a model of tenderness and heartbreak.
A transgender man’s pregnancy is the subject of Jeanie Finlay’s tender, essential documentary.
Joanna Hogg explores her own memories to create a fragile, fascinating portrait of romance in both bloom and decay.
Riz Ahmed is on career best mode in this sensitive portrait of a metal drummer losing his hearing.
A light and lovely Dickens adaptation with Dev Patel revealing his immense comic chops in the title role.
Justin Kelly takes on the scandal that rocked the literary world in this starry but uninspired biopic.
Willem Dafoe plays a composer who goes looking for answers in Mexico in this slow and meandering drama.
Two titans of action cinema team up for an audacious blockbuster romp in this well-meaning franchise spin-off.
Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat star in this well-observed portrait of female friendship from Sophie Hyde.
Stars and worlds collide as Quentin Tarantino serves up his most thoughtful and personal work to date.
This star-studded retelling of the rivalry between electricity magnates Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse lacks dramatic spark.
The official trailer for the British writer/director’s semi-autobiographical drama is here.
A cast of Jim Jarmusch regulars attempt to ward off the zombie apocalypse in this allegorical horror-comedy.
Florence Pugh runs afoul of a Swedish cult in director Ari Aster’s toothless follow-up to Hereditary.
Woody, Buzz and co team up for one last time (probably) in a largely enjoyable sequel that sees Pixar retread old ground.
Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling are a joy to watch in this cosily conventional TV industry satire.
Watch the Booksmart stars test their knowledge of classic teen movies.
Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever shine in a Superbad-esque high school comedy to savour.
The South Korean director’s social satire takes top honours among a mixed bag of winners at this year’s festival.
Adèle Exarchopoulos and Virginie Efira star in this trite psychodrama from writer/director Justine Triet.
Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots in this soulful ballad about male friendship and unspoken desire.
Bong Joon-ho is back with a dark, spiky and hilarious social satire about the seductive nature of greed.
Quentin Tarantino knocks it out of the park with this personal love letter to LA, in all its dirty sexy glory.
Episodes four and five of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon series are filled with seedy, neon-soaked promise.
Mati Diop’s accomplished first feature blends social commentary and magical realism in present-day Dakar.
Jim Jarmusch takes aim at the ills of capitalism in this star-studded smalltown zombie comedy.
Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder make a compelling pairing in this misanthropic romantic comedy.
The emotional collateral of acting is the subject of Madeline’s Madeline, a unique new film by this exciting writer/director.
The British actor talks us through his chameleonic career, and explains why he worships at the altar of Claire Denis.
Ryan Reynolds voices everyone’s favourite electric yellow rodent in this fun, fast-paced murder mystery.
This controversial Ted Bundy biopic starring Zac Efron only scratches the surface of its subject.
The stars align one final time in this emotional and fitting finale to the Avengers saga.
We slide into the DMs of the director and star of the year’s must-see middle school movie.
Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn play a pair of corrupt cops in S Craig Zahler’s ultraviolent latest.
Rey, Finn and Poe are back in action for the final installment in the Star Wars Skywalker trilogy.
Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly saddle up for director Jacques Audiard’s lighthearted western.
Tim Burton’s overstuffed and underwhelming sideshow act lacks a sense of wonder.
Despite a fine turn from Willem Dafoe, Julian Schnabel’s Vincent van Gogh biopic is a messy affair.
This darkly funny tale announces its creator as a major comedic talent.
Indispensable first-hand advice for International Women’s Day 2019.
JC Chandor’s South American action-thriller boasts a stellar cast, but it’s all brawn and no brains.
Zack Snyder’s ambitious and divisive take on Alan Moore’s graphic novel deserves a second look.
Brie Larson is great as Carol Danvers, but we’d hoped for slightly more from Marvel’s first female solo superhero movie.
Charlotte Rampling delivers a remarkable performance in this melancholy study of grief.
Felicity Jones takes on the mantle of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in this earnest but toothless biopic.
SNL’s Pete Davidson puts in a star-making turn in this suburban coming-of-ager from writer/director Jason Orley.
Dan Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo reunite for a bizarre mystery horror set in LA’s fine art scene.
Adam Driver investigates the CIA’s conduct post-9/11 in this gripping political drama.
Joanna Hogg delves into her own past in this wickedly mysterious romantic drama starring Honor Swinton-Byrne.
There’s a touch of Moonlight about Shola Amoo’s engaging second feature about young British-Nigerian boy.
Zac Efron gives the performance of his career in a film which only scratches the surface of its subject.
Jennifer Kent follows up The Babadook with a devastating interrogation of Australia’s dark past.
Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders stars in this contemporary adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1938 novel.
This urgent Harvey Weinstein documentary seeks to get to the root of our culture of sexual abuse.
Shia LaBeouf plays his own father in this frank exploration of his experiences as a child star.
Adam McKay’s played-for-laughs portrait of former VP Dick Cheney strays into Bond villain parody.
M Night Shyamalan gets the gang back together for the bizarre finale to his “Eastrail 177 Trilogy”.
A message to the American filmmaker, who’s set to follow in his father’s footsteps with a newly announced Ghostbusters sequel.
From office buffoon to father of a teenage drug addict, the American actor is a veritable screen all-rounder.
Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet play a father and son pushed to the edge in this tender drug addiction drama.
Dan Fogelman’s starry New York soap opera is a staggering waste of talent and money.
New shows from Ava DuVernay and Damien Chazelle are set to grace the small screen this year.
A family gathering to ring in the new year spells trouble in the latest from Ben Wheatley.
From Skate Kitchen to Shoplifters, check out our favourite pieces of movie artwork from this year.
Sandra Bullock tries her best in this largely generic apocalypse thriller about a mass sight-loss epidemic.
Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek team up for this unnecessary retelling of the Steve McQueen classic.
Robert Redford plays an ageing gentleman bankrobber in this glorious throwback to his ’70s pomp.
Human resources’ worst nightmare talks about his surreal ode to collectivised action, Sorry to Bother You.
At a recent masterclass in Marrakech, the legendary American director expressed concerns over where the industry is heading.
There’s charm to spare in Disney’s follow-up to Wreck-It Ralph, but it still feels like a cynical cash-grab.
Sam levinson’s satirical teen thriller about an IRL witchhunt leaves a nasty taste in the mouth.
Lisbeth Salander is back – with a new cast and a new director – in this weak attempt to revive the Dragon Tattoo franchise.
The Harry Potter spin-off franchise continues with Eddie Redmayne’s magical zoologist getting caught up in a potential race war.
Filmmaker Morgan Neville provides a thoughtful examination of American television legend Fred Rogers.
The long-time actor, first-time director sits down with us to talk about his sublime debut feature, Wildlife.
Paul Dano makes his directorial debut with a poignant character study set in 1950s Montana.
Steve McQueen delivers the goods with a heist thriller about four women who take extreme measures to pay back a debt.
A warring couples' interactions with a mysterious aged indie musician are the subject of Jesse Peretz' earnest Nick Hornby adaptation.
A group of underdog students at an elite educational institution discover something sinister lurking beneath their hallowed school halls.
Netflix puts a spooky twist on a ’90s TV staple for their latest Original series.
Gus Van Sant reunites with Joaquin Phoenix for an oddball comedy-drama about disability and addiction.
Freddie Mercury and Queen receive the long-awaited glossy biopic treatment courtesy of Bryan Singer.
Norwegian director Erik Poppe dramatises the real-life mass shooting on the island of Utøya in this problematic thriller.
David Gordon Green presents a John Carpenter-approved sequel to the slasher classic from 1978.
Ben Wheatley changes pace with this surprisingly wholesome family-based drama starring Neil Maskell.
A smalltown cop comes to terms with the death of his mother in Jim Cummings’ poignant study of grief.
Paul Greengrass shows the action and aftermath of the 2011 Norway attacks in his latest terrorism-driven drama.
Panos Cosmatos unleashes hell on Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough in this bloody, psychedelic headtrip.
This absorbing debut feature from video essayist Kogonada explores the relationship between people and spaces.
Samantha Morton plays a mother struggling with depression after the death of her husband in Tom Beard’s sensitive familial drama.
Hugo Weaving and James Frecheville star in this grim period western set in 19th century Ireland.
Hollywood funny guy Paul Feig tries his hand at something a little different with this fizzy comedy thriller.
Despite an impressive cast, Lenny Abrahamson’s gothic ghost story never quite manages to deliver the desired chills.
Robert Pattinson gets flung into deep space in Claire Denis’ beguiling, exceptional English-language debut.
Jeremy Saulnier continues his excellent run with this haunting Alaskan mystery thriller starring Jeffrey Wright and Riley Keough.
Xavier Dolan’s overly earnest, star-packed drama concerns the untimely demise of an American TV idol.
Barry Jenkins’ faithful adaptation of James Baldwin’s heartbreaking love story is pure cinematic poetry.
Hollywood icon Robert Redford plays a charming career criminal in his final ever screen performance.
Elisabeth Moss is on showstopping form as a self-destructive punk singer in Alex Ross Perry’s manic mediation on fame.
Jonah Hill’s directorial debut is a moving portrayal of adolescent isolation set within Los Angeles’ ’90s skating scene.
Melissa McCarthy proves her dramatic chops as a literary forger in Marielle Heller’s follow-up to The Diary of a Teenage Girl.
Steve McQueen turns his formidable filmmaking talent to the heist genre with impressive and passionate results.
Jamie Lee Curtis faces her old adversary once again in David Gordon Green’s thrilling John Carpenter-approved sequel.
Hugh Jackman makes headlines for all the wrong reasons in Jason Reitman’s biopic of would-be president Gary Hart.
Peter Strickland spins a yarn about a very literal phantom thread in his most audacious and bizarre film to date.
Timothée Chalamet delivers a heartbreaking turn as a meth addict struggling with relapse and rehabilitation.
Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly play gunslinging siblings in Jacques Audiard’s warm-hearted western adventure.
The Irish rising star talks American Animals, shoplifting and how playing a certain type of character can lead to having weird dreams on set.
The US film and television actor discusses playing a conversion therapy pastor in Desiree Akhavan’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post.
Kelly Macdonald shines in this character study of a woman with a knack for problem-solving.
Desiree Akhavan presents a confident, heartbreaking portrait of life inside a Christian conversion therapy camp.
Johnny Knoxville plays a theme park entrepreneur with no regard for customer safety in this well-meaning but ultimately uninspired comedy.
A puppet detective investigates a series of brutal murders in this underwhelming comedy from Brian Henson.
A group of friends become embroiled in a sadistic internet game in the latest found footage phenomenon.
Jason Statham squares off against a prehistoric behemoth in Jon Turteltaub’s silly and overcomplicated thriller.
Ana Brun’s award-winning performance powers this empathetic portrait of Paraguayan elites.
The director of Sundance hit Hearts Beat Loud talks about his favourite bands, Stephen Sondheim, and provides an impassioned defence of compilation soundtracks.
A single father and his teenage daughter form a band in Brett Haley’s sweet comedy.
Marvel checks in with their most diminutive hero in this entertaining Infinity War Part Two pit-stop.
Claire Denis and Barry Jenkins will present their latest work when the festival kicks off on 6 September.
Jodie Foster runs a hospital for criminals in director Drew Pearce’s zany futuristic neo-noir.
Lauren Green field surveys the influence of affluence in this captivating documentary.
In her new Netflix special, the Australian comic refuses to play by the rules of stand-up comedy.
Comedian Bo Burnham presents an intimate and engaging portrait of modern teenage life.
Dwayne Johnson takes on terrorists in a towering inferno in this run-of-the-mill blockbuster.
The festival’s 62nd edition kicks off with the international premiere of the British director’s fourth feature.
Matthias Schoenaerts and Adèle Exarchopoulos couple up in this naff Belgian crime-drama.
A preacher struggles with a crisis of faith in Paul Schrader's mind-bending spiritual drama.
Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan play a gay couple in a cringeworthy comedy built on very weak foundations.
Family remains very much at the heart of Brad Bird and Pixar’s animated superhero sequel.
Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek star in this serviceable but unnecessary remake of the classic prison camp drama.
Kelly Macdonald plays a technophobe with a penchant for solving puzzles in a drama whose pieces don’t quite fit together.
Jane Campion’s achingly beautiful Palme d’Or-winning masterpiece receives a rerelease to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
A painful sense of impending dread fills every frame of Ari Aster’s searing cinematic debut.
The star of Ari Aster’s Hereditary talks grief, audiobooks and why we should all go to the cinema more often.
Encouraging new voices from diverse backgrounds into a stagnant industry can only be a positive thing.
Michael Myers is back to terrorise Jamie Lee Curtis in the sequel to John Carpenter’s horror classic.
There’s lots to look forward to at Sundance’s annual London showcase.
Jennifer Fox’s autobiographical debut makes for harrowing but essential viewing.
Adam Holender and Michael Childers reflect on the making of this iconic New York movie.
Brie Larson’s directorial debut and a special focus on American female filmmakers are among the highlights of the 72nd EIFF.
Ryan Reynolds’ merc with a mouth returns to the big screen for another instalment of X-rated antics.
John Cameron Mitchell returns to the director’s chair with a tale of teenage intergalactic romance.
Coralie Fargeat’s debut feature strives to reframe the rape-revenge subgenre but misses the mark by a considerable margin.
As beleaguered detective Dave Toschi, Ruffalo turns in arguably the finest turn of his career to date.
Jason Reitman reunites with Diablo Cody and Charlize Theron for a frank exploration of motherhood.
Marvel lays it all on the line in their pan-property pièce de résistance – a full-tilt triumph of blockbuster filmmaking.
A star-making turn in Beast is set to launch Irish actor Jessie Buckley into the stratosphere.
Leads Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn are magnificent in this moody Jersey-set drama from Michael Pearce.
Dwayne Johnson goes toe-to-toe with some genetically-altered giants in this silly and entertaining blockbuster.
A group of criminals attempt to carry off the sting of the century in Rob Cohen’s audacious action-thriller.
Everybody Knows is set for the coveted opening slot of the festival on 8 May.
A humongous creative undertaking and a simple love of dogs combine for the most staggering achievement of Wes Anderson’s career.
Ill-fated sailor Donald Crowhurst gets a second biopic in as many years, this time from director Simon Rumley.
John Boyega gamely fills Idris Elba’s shoes in this madcap sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s shiny robot romp.
For all its ambition and artistic vision, Ava DuVernay’s glossy YA fairy tale fails to deliver.
Wes Anderson’s new film is getting its very own food-themed pop-up exhibition.
Ruben Östlund’s agreeably bizarre fifth feature is an art world satire of ambitious vision.
Joaquin Phoenix and director Lynne Ramsay combine forces to deliver a sensational cinematic sucker punch.
The world was watching a little more closely last night as the first post-Weinstein Academy Awards took place.
Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams’ weekly board game night takes a turn for the worse in this playful action comedy.
A star is born in Sebastián Lelio’s drama about a trans woman coming to terms with the death of her partner.
Documentarian Lauren Greenfield speaks to the wealthy and the weary in this bold, personal meditation on money and obsession.
James Erskine’s documentary delves into the life of revolutionary British skater John Curry.
Gus Van Sant reunites with Joaquin Phoenix for an oddball comedy-drama about disability and addiction.
Margot Robbie shines in an engaging Tonya Harding biopic that doesn’t quite stick the landing.
A teenage girl on the cusp of adulthood begins to question what she wants out of life in this surprisingly nuanced Austrian drama.
Esteemed Norwegian director Erik Poppe dramatises the real-life mass shooting on the island of Utoya in this problematic thriller.
A sensitive portrait of a hesitant woman attempting to rediscover her lust for life makes for an assured feature debut from Marcelo Martinessi.
A love affair between Isabelle Huppert and Gaspard Ulliel fails to ignite a spark in this predictable psychodrama.
An Irish soldier exacts his revenge on those that have harmed his family in Lance Daly's bleak period thriller.
This charming little Swedish film about a jaded old toad detective and his plucky young mouse assistant makes for cosy viewing.
Rupert Everett dons three caps to write, direct and star in a dramatic imagining of Oscar Wilde’s untimely demise.
In their first feature-length directorial team-up, David and Nathan Zellner go west, with Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska in tow.
Wes Anderson takes audiences on a journey to Japan in his new stop-motion feature about a 12-year-old boy and his missing dog.
Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.
The Texan filmmaker is returning to his old stomping ground for a drama about the Apollo 11 mission.
The Austrian master is set to make his small screen debut with a 10-part English-language drama.
Harold Ramis’ 1993 comedy bears repeating as part of the 2018 Glasgow Film Festival.
Aardman Animations’ first feature-length film is still poultry in motion.
The co-director of Toy Story 2 and 3, Finding Nemo and Coco reflects on his two decades at the animation studio.
As streaming platforms vie with major film studios for viewers’ attention, great work is at risk of being lost in the content ether.
Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg battle the might of an unfeeling empire in Ridley Scott’s latest.
From Black America to The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, these are the small screen gems headed your way in 2018.
From American Gods to GLOW, we take a look at the brightest stars to grace the small screen this year.
The final film in Kay Cannon’s trilogy about a group of singing friends is more awk-apella than a cappella.
Dwayne Johnson and co enter a virtual wilderness in the ’90s reboot nobody asked for.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau does hard time in Ric Roman Waugh’s woefully misjudged prison drama.
All aboard for the true story of a terrorist plot on a train – starring the men who actually lived it.
From Lady Bird to Logan, Baby Driver to The Beguiled, we look back on another year of movie marketing mastery.
Rian Johnson serves up the most spectacular, emotional and weirdest Star Wars film to date.
It’s a Franco bros two-for-one in this madcap making-of yarn about Tommy Wiseau’s The Room.
Experience some primo PTA on celluloid with screenings of Magnolia, There Will be Blood and more.
Wes Anderson and his canine crew are headed to the 68th Berlinale.
ArteKino is changing the way we think about festivals.
Studio Ghibli take their unique brand of anime magic to the small screen.
Put down the gift vouchers and step away from the socks, it’s time for our annual festive gift guide.
It’s back to LA for QT as the writer/director’s next project begins to take shape.
As Sidney Lumet’s seminal ’70s satire makes its way to the theatre, we ask is it just a load of sound and fury?
The latest film off the DC production line sees Batman and co team up to fight an ancient evil force, with underwhelming results.
Are the made-to-stream dominoes starting to fall?
Turns out they’re not too old for this sh*t after all...
The Lisbon sisters helped me to understand my own awkward coming of age.
The Whitmans, the Tenenbaums and others lifted my spirits at a time when it seemed nothing could.