By Mark Asch
Clint Eastwood continues his stellar run of films about unlikely American heroes hunted by the spotlight.
By Lou Thomas
Armando Iannucci trades satire for spirited period comedy in a Charles Dickens adaptation for the ages.
By Matt Turner
China’s vast live-streaming industry is laid bare in Shengze Zhu’s captivating documentary.
Afghan director Hassan Fazili documents his family’s persecution at the hands of the Taliban.
Private, unseen protest forges a spiritual path to God in Terrence Malick’s rhapsodic resistance drama.
Writer/director Trey Edward Shults delivers another spiky interrogation of parent-child relationships.
Your Name director Makoto Shinkai returns with a riveting fantasy romance backdropped by environmental ruin.
This gripping drama written, directed by and starring an Indigenous Canadian woman has quietly snuck onto Netflix.
Sam Mendes’ gripping World War One drama is light on plot but displays plenty of technical panache.
Mr Sandman brings us a dream with his hypnotic turn as a fatalistic Jewish jeweller.
By Ed Gibbs
Documentary maker Alex Gibney surveys post-Soviet Russia via the strange tale of Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Shia LaBeouf plays his own father in this dramatised account of his own troubled childhood.
Wang Xiaoshuai’s domestic drama charts a generation of political and social upheaval in his native China.
By Maria Nae
Photographer Zed Nelson documents the changes to one street in East London over a four-year period.
Rian Johnson does his best Agatha Christie impression in this riotous, star-packed homage to the classic whodunnit.
Mati Diop announces herself as a major new talent with this Gothic-tinged romantic mystery.
By Elena Lazic
Jennifer Kent follows up The Babadook with a gruelling yet vital portrait of colonialism in 19th century Tasmania.
Greta Gerwig delivers one of the great modern literary adaptations with her second feature as writer/director.