Newcomer Helena Howard is astonishing in Josephine Decker’s bold exploration of art and authorship.
Happy as Lazzaro is an ethereal take on modern slavery and what it means to be happy. We meet its maker.
The star of The Kindergarten Teacher talks about living in the long shadow of dashed dreams.
Glenn Close gives a wonderfully enigmatic performance in Björn Runge’s adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel.
Documentarian Bart Layton blurs the line between fact and fiction in his compelling heist drama.
Hugh Gibson’s 2016 documentary is a sensitive and important portrait of addicts in Toronto.
This triumphant sequel to 2008’s ABBA musical is the most purely enjoyable big screen experience of the summer.
The late fashion designer’s life and work makes for a compelling if complicated subject.
This twisty psycho-thriller from François Ozon sees a perplexed young woman dating identical shrinks.
A thriller set in the 1970s world of Parisian porn tries to intellectualise its seedy story, but misses the mark.
This sweet but slight Egyptian road movie follows a leper and an orphan on the road to self-discovery.
John Hurt’s final screen performance is humorous and delicate, but isn’t enough to save this drab drama.
As tentpole blockbusters expand and evolve, actors are having to flex their performance muscles in different ways.
A solitary protagonist searches for human connection in this vibrant drama from director Valeska Grisebach.
The Moroccan-born French director recalls the excitement of being a member of Act Up.
Stéphane Brizé takes a soft approach to this adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s tale of 19th-century womanhood.
Hugh Jackman brings boundless energy and enthusiasm to this crowd-pleasing circus musical.
Jessica Chastain plays real-life high roller Molly Bloom in this goofy gambling drama from Aaron Sorkin.
The actor, director and producer discusses his latest project and reflects on his remarkably varied career.
The British actor discusses her love of diving into a character and how she deals with everyday sexism in the film industry.
Michael Fassbender heads up this dodgy Nordic noir based on a novel by bestselling thriller writer Jo Nesbø.
Reese Witherspoon plays an LA single mom to disastrous effect in Hallie Meyers-Shyer’s directorial debut.
The writer/director reveals how he convinced Rooney Mara to eat a pie for his haunting drama.
A gory, unexpectedly profound Aussie serial killer horror from actor-turned-director Ben Young.
Istanbul’s feline residents take centre stage in this affectionate and charming documentary.
The Australian writer/director sounds off about his spiky military satire, War Machine.
Another day, another delicate, insightful gem from Korean director Hong Sang-soo.
They bought a zoo, and now the Nazis want it. Jessica Chastain stars in this soft-edged wartime drama.
Kristen Stewart excels in this strange, surprising and occasionally sublime film from Olivier Assayas.
A former skeptic reveals how her curiosity with Lena Dunham’s show grew into a personal obsession.
With great jokes and a subversive moral core, this animated comedy manages to have its brick-based cake and eat it.
Don’t miss this animated jukebox musical from Son of Rambow director Garth Jennings.
Following her recent lifetime achievement award, we revisit some of the defining roles from a truly remarkable career.
Tom Ford’s long-awaited follow-up to A Single Man is a gorgeous, wild and wholly frustrating affair.
Ben Affleck’s compelling low-key performance isn’t enough to save this by-the-numbers thriller.
The bitter bureaucracy of a break up is rendered with delicacy by the Belgian director Joachim Lafosse.
At long last – a light, funny superhero movie that embraces the fantasy aspects of the genre in both its story and form.
Jonathan Demme captures the full spectacle of the pop superstar in concert. The results are astonishing.
Werner Herzog goes head to head with the volcanoes of the world in this new, globe-trotting doc.
Brit director Garth Jennings turns his hand to an eccentric animated singing competition in this utterly delightful new work.
Ben Wheatley shoots for full-on fun with this single location ensemble actioner. And he scores. Big time.
Bertrand Bonello stuns with this coolly exacting, lightly experimental take on the impulse modern terrorism.
Jeff Bridges gives his best performance in years in this timely crime caper from David Mackenzie.
Matt Damon’s black ops action man returns in a sequel primed for our social media-obsessed times. Uh-oh…
This blustery neo-western from British director David Mackenzie relishes taking potshots at capitalism.
A realist vampire flick from a first-timer drops into the Cannes official selection. The results are mixed.