Bradley Cooper soars in this lovingly crafted biopic of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein.
By Emma Fraser
A harrowing yet incredibly human look at survival in the most desperate circumstances from director JA Bayona.
Sean Durkin's searing new drama focuses on the incredible story of the Von Erich Brothers, who became heavyweights in the wrestling world, but were dogged by personal tragedy.
An ultra-conventional jukebox biog where a celebration of the music trumps a true exploration of the man.
Jeanie Finlay profiles writer and activist Aubrey Gordon, whose eponymous blog unexpectedly led her to become an online sensation.
Callum Turner puts in a fine performance as Olympic rower Joe Rantz in George Clooney's latest cosy slice of American history.
Anthony Hopkins is sensational in James Hawes' otherwise fairly conventional biopic of Nicholas Winton, who was responsible for rescuing hundreds of Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
Adam Driver portrays the single-minded Enzo Ferrari in his middle-age following the death of his son Dino in Michael Mann's unconventional take on the biographical drama.
A star is born in Sofia Coppola's biographical drama based on the relationship between Priscilla and Elvis Presley, with Cailee Spaeny delivering a remarkable performance.
By Mark Asch
Taika Waititi's feel-good comedy about the plight of a hapless Samoan football team strives for nothing more than maintaining the status quo.
Ridley Scott takes on the might of France's most famous son in predictably brash and thrilling style.
Carol Morley constructs a creative tribute to the artist Audrey Amiss, who created thousands of artworks but remained mostly unknown until her death in 2013.
Helen Mirren dons heavy prosthetics as one-time Israeli prime minister Golda Mair in this drab geopolitical retelling of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
Canadian indie filmmaker Matt Johnson crafts an offbeat drama about the creation of a since-slain mobile phone giant.
This combustible and relentlessly-paced biography of the “father of the the atomic bomb” is a contender for Christopher Nolan’s best film.
By Mark Asch
Annie Ernaux and her son David piece together a magical home movie essay on marriage, motherhood and the whole damn thing.
By Leila Latif
Joseph Bologne receives a gorgeous biopic that also serves as a devastating reminder of a greatness nearly entirely expunged from history.