Festivals

The Last Tree – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

There’s a touch of Moonlight about Shola Amoo’s engaging second feature about young British-Nigerian boy.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Zac Efron gives the performance of his career in a film which only scratches the surface of its subject.

The Nightingale – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Jennifer Kent follows up The Babadook with a devastating interrogation of Australia’s dark past.

Native Son – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders stars in this contemporary adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1938 novel.

Untouchable – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

This urgent Harvey Weinstein documentary seeks to get to the root of our culture of sexual abuse.

Honey Boy – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Shia LaBeouf plays his own father in this frank exploration of his experiences as a child star.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Chiwetel Ejiofor steps behind the camera for this Netflix-backed true story of human survival.

Explore the films of Elaine May at the 2019 Glasgow Film Festival

By David Jenkins

A full retrospective of this beloved director’s work caps off a tantalising programme.

Jonah Hill’s Mid90s to open the 2019 Glasgow Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

This year’s GFF kicks off with the actor’s directorial debut, while Brian Welsh’s Beats closes proceedings.

The Sundance Film Festival announces its most diverse line-up yet

By Little White Lies

Park City’s prestigious indie extravaganza promises familiar faces and new discoveries aplenty in 2019.

The 10 best films from Tallinn Black Nights 2018

By Patrick Gamble

A Tibetan road movie and Germany’s answer to Kids were among the highlights at this year’s POFF.

The future of cinema, according to Martin Scorsese

By Hannah Woodhead

At a recent masterclass in Marrakech, the legendary American director expressed concerns over where the industry is heading.

Exploring the changing face of Britain at Underwire Film Festival 2018

By Isha Karki

A programme of eight shorts challenged our perceptions of Britain’s past, present and future.

Six great films from the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018

By Ella Kemp

The ASFF’s biggest edition yet welcomed an impressive range of boundary-pushing works.

Lulz and Luz at the Soho Horror Film Festival 2018

By Anton Bitel

Tilman Singer’s intense psychodrama was among the highlights of the inaugural genre showcase.

Exploring film heritage and imagined territories at DocLisboa 2018

By Matt Turner

This year’s festival included a focus on films that challenge our perception of place and belonging.

The queer first love story set in Spain’s Roma community

By Sophie Willard

In Carmen and Lola, a young couple challenge the patriarchal and heteronormative attitudes of society.

What to see at the London Korean Film Festival 2018

By Little White Lies

We’ve perused the programme for this year’s LKFF and selected some highlights you definitely shouldn’t miss.

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