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Todd Haynes will direct Michelle Williams in a film about Peggy Lee

By Charles Bramesco

Billie Eilish is also reported to be starring in the director’s upcoming biopic of the American jazz singer.

How documentary cinema is reframing the Civil Rights era

By Nick Joyner

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, three films broadened our understanding of the fight against racial discrimination.

This year’s Sundance showcased a different kind of high school movie

By Thomas Flew

A trio of documentaries revealed different aspects of the American education system.

Toxic Avenger: Emerald Fennell on Promising Young Woman

By Hannah Woodhead

The writer/director shares her love of Paris Hilton and her frustrations with the way we talk about women in film.

Prisoners of the Ghostland – first-look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Nicolas Cage and director Sion Sono team up for a rollicking post-apocalyptic battle royale.

Jockey – first-look review

By Emily Maskell

This poignant character study from writer/director Clint Bentley is centred in the world of professional horse racing.

Yorgos Lanthimos is reworking Frankenstein with Emma Stone

By Charles Bramesco

The pair are set to adapt the novel ‘Poor Things’, about an undead woman pieced back together.

We’re All Going to the World’s Fair – first-look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Jane Schoenbrun’s unnerving debut, about an internet role-play phenomenon, nails the online adolescence experience.

Pleasure – first-look review

By Emily Maskell

Ninja Thyberg’s debut feature delivers an intimate perspective on the adult entertainment industry.

All Light, Everywhere – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Rat Film director Theo Anthony delves deep into the myriad ethical quandaries concerning mass surveillance.

Misha and the Wolves – first-look review

By Hannah Woodhead

The truth proves far stranger than the fiction in this constantly surprising Holocaust chronicle.

‘For some people, simulation theory is not a joke’ – Rodney Ascher on A Glitch in the Matrix

By Isaac Feldberg

The documentary maker on the deep existential concerns at the heart of his latest project.

Discover this newly restored Hitchcock aping cult horror

By Anton Bitel

With its surreal premise and zoological themes, Richard Franklin’s Link remains a most curious creature.

Mass – first-look review

By Hannah Woodhead

The aftermath of a school shooting is the focus of first-time director Fran Kranz’s stark portrait of familial grief.

David Squires on… The ongoing James Bond release debacle

By Little White Lies

Our resident cartoonist addresses the impact of 007’s long-delayed latest escapade on the UK cinema industry.

In the Earth – first-look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Ben Wheatley’s pandemic-themed psychedelic fever dream is the love child of Kill List and A Field in England.

Passing – first-look review

By Leila Latif

Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson star in this slow-paced but perceptive race drama from Rebecca Hall.

The Sparks Brothers – first-look review

By Ed Gibbs

Edgar Wright delivers a deliciously infectious, suitably absurdist ode to his unsung musical heroes.

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