Features

Fear of the feminine in David Cronenberg’s The Brood

By Millicent Thomas

In the director’s 1979 body horror, maternal functions are a source of repulsion and terror.

It Must Be Heaven – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman hits the road, but home follows close behind.

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2019

By Hannah Woodhead

The South Korean director’s social satire takes top honours among a mixed bag of winners at this year’s festival.

Sibyl – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Adèle Exarchopoulos and Virginie Efira star in this trite psychodrama from writer/director Justine Triet.

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil – first look review

By Michael Leader

A welcome dose of crooked cops and violent crims spices up the dying days of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Dominga Sotomayor: ‘I wanted emotions, not big events’

By Matt Turner

The director of the excellent Too Late to Die Young talks about recreating a rural commune from her childhood.

Robert Zemeckis: ‘We’re very close to having completely synthetic actors’

By Adam Woodward

The Hollywood filmmaker talks Welcome to Marwen, performance capture and predicting the rise of Trump.

The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily – first look review

By Jake Cunningham

Dino Buzzati’s 1945 children’s novel is transformed into a wonderful animated allegory.

Chicuarotes – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Gael García Bernal directs this sorry parable about a pair of criminalised teenage clowns.

Matthias & Maxime – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots in this soulful ballad about male friendship and unspoken desire.

Mélanie Thierry: ‘The only thing I needed to find was her voice’

By David Jenkins

The French actor discusses the challenges of playing French literary icon Marguerite Duras.

Parasite – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Bong Joon-ho is back with a dark, spiky and hilarious social satire about the seductive nature of greed.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Quentin Tarantino knocks it out of the park with this personal love letter to LA, in all its dirty sexy glory.

Jeanne – first look review

By Beth Webb

Bruno Dumont’s sequel to his musical portrait of a young Joan of Arc is endurance cinema at its most epic.

Frankie – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

Isabelle Huppert gives a gentle tour de force in Ira Sachs’ existential Portuguese getaway.

Tommaso – first look review

By Tom Bond

Ferrara digs deep into his personal life to deliver a moving character study starring Willem Dafoe.

Young Ahmed – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

The Dardenne brothers’ latest focuses on a young Islamic extremist with a deadly mission.

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