Steven Spielberg weaves a tale about his childhood love of cinema and the relationship between his parents in this light but lovely mostly true story.
A humble school teacher is forced into a stand off against a local drug lord in Diego Lerman's compelling, though overly-contrived drama.
Vicky Krieps and Gaspard Ulliel play a couple grappling with a life-altering illness in Emily Atef's sensitive but slight drama.
Ali Abbasi crafts a thriller ripped from the headlines in this story of 'The Spider Killer' who targeted female sex workers in Mashhad, Iran.
By Ege Apaydın
Cate Blanchett is on top form as a conductor who experiences a swift fall from grace in Todd Fields' piercing psychodrama.
Sam Mendes recruits Olivia Colman and Michael Ward for this mawkish tale of seafront woes and the healing power of movies.
This corny English-language remake of 2015 Swedish hit, A Man Called Ové, sees Tom Hanks seriously lowering his standards.
By Rogan Graham
Chinonye Chukwu directs a magnificent Danielle Deadwyler and Jalyn Hall as they play Emmett Till and his grieving mother, Mamie.
A family toil on a peach farm threatened with destruction in Carla Simón's elegant drama.
By Juan Barquin
François Ozon fanboys over Fassbinder (again!) with this reimagining of 1972’s The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant.
Vicky Krieps gives an acting masterclass as the despondent Empress Elisabeth of Austria.
Damien Chazelle's big-budget tale of big dreams in 1920s Hollywood hits an alarming number of bum notes.
The heartbreaking story of Jennifer and June Gibbons feels undersold by Agnieszka Smoczynska's drama.
Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig reunite as a couple grappling with their fear of death in Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s novel.
The Dardenne brothers return with a harrowing story of human trafficking in Belgium, centring on two young migrants.
An undocumented immigrant working as a nanny in New York faces supernatural forces in Nikyatu Jusu's spell-binding and assured feature debut.
The astonishing saga of Syrian refugee-turned-Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini is effectively presented by writer/director Sally El Hosaini.