Features

The carnival comes to town in the first trailer for Nightmare Alley

By Charles Bramesco

Step right up to see Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, and Rooney Mara in Guillermo del Toro’s period psychothriller!

Everything we know about Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza

By Charles Bramesco

The writer/director is returning to his SoCal roots for his hotly-anticipated next picture, which hit cinemas in November.

The Humans – first-look review

By Saffron Maeve

Stephen Karam adapts his own Tony Award-winning family drama with the help of an impressive ensemble cast.

Mark Cousins on The Story of Looking and his screen epiphanies

By Mark Cousins

Ahead of the release of his new documentary, the director shares some of the film moments that have stayed with him.

The Mad Woman’s Ball – first-look review

By Erin Brady

A woman who sees spirits is committed to a psychiatric hospital in this book adaptation by Mélanie Laurent.

Encounter – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Riz Ahmed is a father on a mission to save his sons from an extraterrestrial threat in Michael Pearce’s complex sci-fi drama.

A new film season explores the relationship between autism and cinema

By Matthew Mulcahy

The Barbican’s programme includes a diverse selection of work that puts neurodiverse voices front and centre.

The Forgiven – first-look review

By Saffron Maeve

Jessica Chastain and Ralph Fiennes spend a fateful weekend in Morocco in John Michael McDonagh’s scabrous class satire.

The Eyes of Tammy Faye – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

Jessica Chastain goes all-out in Michael Showalter’s superficial biopic of televangelist Tammy Faye Messner.

Neptune Frost – first-look review

By Charles Bramesco

Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman ponder post-colonisation in this percussive, transcendental Afrofuturist musical.

Earwig – first-look review

By Saffron Maeve

A middle-aged man tends to a young girl with ice dentures in Lucile Hadžihalilović’s elliptical English-language debut.

Audrey Diwan’s L’Événement wins the Golden Lion at Venice 2021

By David Jenkins

The searing French takes home the top prize, plus all the other winners from this year’s awards ceremony.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch remains a testament to self-acceptance

By Gina Tonic

John Cameron Mitchell’s cult 2001 musical drama is a poignant reminder of the power of being yourself.

David Squires on… Remembering Michael K Williams

By Little White Lies

Our resident cartoonist pays tribute to the gifted star of The Wire and Boardwalk Empire, who passed away recently.

Dashcam – first-look review

By Erin Brady

Rob Savage’s follow-up to Host is a terrifying yet frustrating experience about social media narcissism.

The Last Duel – first-look review

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Appealing turns from Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer can’t save Ridley Scott’s bloated historical epic.

Dear Evan Hansen – first-look review

By Corey Atad

Ben Platt stars as a high-schooler whose white lie snowballs out of control in Stephen Chbosky’s dismal adaptation of the smash-hit musical.

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