Features

Is True Romance the ultimate male movie fantasy?

By Anton Bitel

With its movie nerd hero, doting blonde heroine and shocking violence, this early ’90s cult classic is peak Tarantino.

France – first-look review

By Mark Asch

Léa Seydoux plays a TV journalist in Bruno Dumont’s satire-of-sorts about France’s relationship with its media and itself.

Nitram – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Justin Kurzel’s difficult drama about a notorious mass murderer falls into familiar pitfalls of the true crime genre.

David Squires on… Space Jam 2 and other sport movie reboots

By Adam Woodward

With the release of the basketball-themed sequel, our resident cartoonist updates some other classic sport movies.

Titane takes the Palme d’Or at an unusually stacked Cannes Film Festival

By Hannah Strong

Key awards also went to Nadav Lapid, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Leos Carax.

The Restless – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

A family struggles to deal with the devastating effects of their patriarch’s bipolar disorder in Joachim Lafosse’s tender drama.

Belle – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

A teenage girl finds online fame in Mamoru Hosoda’s internet-age update of Beauty and the Beast.

Paris, 13th District – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Cannes favourite Jacques Audiard returns to the Croisette with a low-key love story set around the fringes of the French capital.

Memoria – first-look review

By Mark Asch

Tilda Swinton is extraordinary in a film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul which comprises of “pure vibes”.

Park Chan-wook will adapt The Sympathizer for TV, with Robert Downey Jr. on board

By Charles Bramesco

RDJ will portray multiple antagonists in the new take on Viet Thanh Nguyen's novel.

Hold Me Tight – first-look review

By Adam Solomons

Mathieu Amalric’s engrossing family drama is further proof that Vicky Krieps is one of the world’s most exciting actors.

Red Rocket – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Simon Rex is superbly cast in Sean Baker’s sparkling character study of a porn actor well past his pomp.

Little Palestine (Diary of a Siege) – first-look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Abdallah Al-Khatib’s extraordinary documentary captures daily life in the largest Palestinian refugee camp.

Titane – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Julia Ducournau’s sensational second feature offers an intoxicating mix of grease, gore and gasoline.

A Hero – first-look review

By Adam Solomons

Asghar Farhadi’s exceptional Iran-centred drama is a soulful reflection on the morality of crime.

Petrov’s Flu – first-look review

By Mark Asch

Kirill Serebrennikov’s delirious latest offers a strikingly singular vision of life in post-Soviet Russia.

Deception – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Arnaud Desplechin judiciously adapts Philip Roth’s verbose 1990 novel about an adulterous author.

Where Is Anne Frank? – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Ari Folman’s animated retelling of the wartime diarist’s tragic story falls foul of some questionable artistic license.

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