By Lucy Vipond
A Maltese fisherman grapples with modernity in director Alex Camilleri’s sobering second feature.
Three college students eager to party end up in a fraught situation in director Carey Williams’ comedy-thriller.
Terence Davies explores the tragic and complex life of World War I poet Siegfried Sassoon in this elegantly moving biopic.
Leah Purcell writes, directs and stars in this violent psychological western about a Bushwoman defending her lonesome patch.
An elderly Parisian couple struggle with the trials of ageing in Gaspar Noé’s miserable but intriguing new film.
A skeptical amateur wrestler finds religion in writer/director Rosalind Ross’ uninspired biopic.
A young girl’s difficult home life takes a turn for the better in Colm Bairéad’s impressive debut feature.
The sprawling period drama returns to the big screen for a giddy swirl of lawns and penguin suits.
A former rapper sets up a hip-hop programme for the participants of his local youth group in Nabil Ayouch’s well-meaning drama.
A teenage girl gets caught up in a mysterious online game in Jane Schoenbrun's fascinating tech-horror debut.
Queercore godhead Bruce LaBruce returns with a wild, camp incest odyssey set in 1970s Quebec.
Audrey Diwan’s significant and unflinching adaptation of Annie Erneux’s memoir of a teen abortion is one of the year’s best films.
A young brother and sister’s relationship is tested when they experience schoolyard bullying in Laura Wandel’s harrowing drama.
A Bolivian miner with a terminal lung disease searches for salvation in Kiro Russo's psychedelic latest.
Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen team up to foil a Nazi plot in this likeable World War Two caper.
Robert Eggers assembles an intrepid team for the epic tale of a wronged Viking prince’s quest for vengeance.
Dutch master provocateur Paul Verhoeven serves up a blasphemous delight in his convent-set Italian romp.