Leah Purcell writes, directs and stars in this violent psychological western about a Bushwoman defending her lonesome patch.
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.
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand take on the most infamous power couple in literary history, care of Joel Coen.
Netflix rings in the new year with an austere World War Two espionage thriller from director Christian Schwochow.
By Lydia Figes
Benedict Cumberbatch is electric in Will Sharpe’s tumultuous portrait of a cat lover extraordinaire, supported by a stellar cast.
Matt Damon, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer star in Ridley Scott’s blunt-edged tale of masculinity and betrayal in the 14th century.
Dev Patel and Ralph Ineson face off in David Lowery’s adaptation of a popular Arthurian legend, with stylish results.
Cristi Puiu takes viewers on an intellectual odyssey with this stripped-back period drama set in a Transylvanian mansion.
Carey Mulligan shines in this dour archeological drama on the discovery of the Sutton Hoo historical payload.
A group of exiled libertines engage in a moonlit orgy in director Albert Serra’s puckish historical romp.
By Maria Nae
Daisy Ridley stars in this bold but ultimately confused melodramatic update of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’.
By Lou Thomas
The former president of the Soviet Union sits down to discuss his personal legacy and the current state of things.
Roland Emmerich’s expensively mounted re-enactment of the Battle of Midway benefits from a balanced perspective.
Anthony Maras depicts a real-life tragedy in this grim action-thriller.
By Lydia Figes
Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall play mother and son in Adrian Noble’s biography of LS Lowry.
This star-studded retelling of the rivalry between electricity magnates Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse lacks dramatic spark.