Features

Watch the atmospheric first trailer for Rose Plays Julie

By David Jenkins

Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy’s psychological thriller with a difference arrives this May.

The Woman Who Ran – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A woman catches up with three close friends in this charming situational drama from South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo.

A new Little Shop of Horrors remake ensnares Chris Evans

By Charles Bramesco

He’ll star as the demented dentist alongside Taron Egerton and Scarlett Johansson.

Céline Sciamma: ‘I had a desire to show the birth of longing’

By Elena Lazic

The director of Portrait of a Lady on Fire discusses her monument to female artists and their intense gaze.

Alain Delon vs Matt Damon – Who’s the perfect Tom Ripley?

By Leigh Singer

A side-by-side analysis of Purple Noon and The Talented Mr Ripley, as adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s 1955 novel.

Siberia – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Abel Ferrara sends Willem Dafoe off into the snowy wilds of Russia in this punishing metaphysical dream.

Robert Eggers is prepping his next film, a 10th-century Viking epic

By Charles Bramesco

The Lighthouse director is reuniting with Willem Dafoe and DoP Jarin Blaschke for The Northman.

Discover the religious allegory of this epic King Hu wuxia

By Anton Bitel

The Chinese master’s 1979 Raining in the Mountain is now available on home video for the first time in the UK.

An unreleased George A Romero film addresses the effects of ageism

By Andrew Northrop

Newly restored PSA The Amusement Park is a fascinating precursor to his later genre work.

Welcome to Chechnya – first look review

By Jack King

David France’s vital documentary interrogates the ongoing queer genocide in the Russian republic.

Undine – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

An ancient myth underpins German director Christian Petzold’s wishy-washy romantic drama.

The pull of Pinocchio – How an Italian fairy tale became a pop culture staple

By James Clarke

On the 80th anniversary of Disney’s animation, we look at the different ways this magical fable has been interpreted.

Anne at 13,000 Feet – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

There’s shades of John Cassavetes in Canadian writer/director Kazik Radwanski’s elevated character study.

Time to Hunt – first look review

By Lou Thomas

Yoon Sung-hyun offers a fatalistic glimpse of a near-future South Korea in this anxiety-inducing crime thriller.

First Cow – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Kelly Reichardt trains her meticulous eye on 1820s Oregon in this sublime companion piece to 2006’s Old Joy.

Queer desire and the art of looking in Portrait of a Lady on Fire

By Rosie Thompson

Céline Sciamma’s 18th-century romance beautifully portrays the hiddenness of same-sex relationships.

Mogul Mowgli – first look review

By Caitlin Quinlan

Riz Ahmed plays an ambitious rapper in director Bassam Tariq’s thumping drama.

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