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.
18 years since its release, 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.