YouTube duo Michael and Danny Philippou make the ambitious leap to feature filmmaking with a thoroughly disturbing, uncompromising horror.
A young French-Guadeloupian woman enters the male-dominated world of moto cross biking in Lola Quivoron’s daring debut feature.
On the centenary of a horror icon, we celebrate Christopher Lee's indelible contribution to a vampiric legend.
Ruth Paxton’s debut feature conveys the anxieties and misconceptions surrounding disordered eating through psychological horror.
John David Washington is a cop struggling to come to terms with systematic racism in Reinaldo Marcus Green’s debut feature.
Martin Freeman heads up this unnerving horror compendium from writer/directors Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson.
Judi Dench reprises her role as Queen Victoria in this touching study of later-life depression.
Danielle Macdonald announces herself in storming fashion in this spirited film about finding your voice.
The American director discusses the issues at the heart of her newly remastered 1983 film.
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Both films express a uniquely female concern through visceral imagery.
Riz Ahmed’s acting talents are wasted in this needlessly convoluted noir thriller.
The Prevenge director on how she owned her womanhood by flipping a perceived weakness into a strength.
How a handful of filmmakers and a simple hashtag turned stories of African-American oppression into a national concern.
The end of the world has a familiar theme in these train-based South Korean allegories.
Natalie Portman gives a stunning central performance in this emotional portrait of the iconic First Lady.
Cannibals and Keanu Reeves abound in Ana Lily Amirpour’s crazed vision of post-society America.
There’s shades of Lars von Trier in this exquisitely crafted period piece from director Stéphane Brizé.
Mad Mel returns to the director‘s chair, preaching pacifism in a church whose walls are splashed with gore.
François Ozon returns with a full-bodied tale of stunted romance and the pained legacy of warfare.
Catherine Corsini’s new film carries the torch for Agnès Varda’s feminist musical.
Greta Gerwig has the time of her life in Rebecca Miller’s shallow portrait of middle-class ennui.
Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart prove perfect comedic bedfellows in this snappy crime caper.
Studio Ghibli’s latest and Disney’s 2002 film both deal with themes of abandonment, alienation and loss.
Isabelle Huppert delivers a stunning, unflinching performance in this blackly comic rape-revenge thriller.
Sofia Coppola and Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s films speak of innocence lost and the trials of young womanhood.
Jeff Nichols’ new film maps a similar thematic route to John Carpenter’s classic 1984 sci-fi.
This frisky and frenetic sort-of-sequel to Matt Reeves’ 2008 monster movie boasts a trio of amazing performances.
Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s meditative drama is the spiritual cousin of the late Belgian director’s 1974 debut.
Julianne Moore and Ellen Page can’t salvage this tame dramatisation of a momentous civil rights case study.
Sandra Bullock’s spin doctor reminds us of another memorably strong and highly strung antiheroine.
This euphoric night-before-Christmas revenge caper is one of the year’s most purely enjoyable films.
The inequalities of Brazilian are writ large in this delightful upstairs/downstairs drama.
Crash, bang, wallop! Don't miss this lid-lifting exposé on the trailblazing B-movie studio.
Director Peter Strickland’s sumptuous, all-female S&M fable is his greatest film to date.
Gia Coppola’s debut about the teen experience has a lyricism that transcends James Franco’s source novel.