By Aimee Knight
Céline Sciamma puts a time-loop spin on the classic coming-of-age tale with this gentle family fairy tale.
Jane Campion’s claustrophobic, slow-burn western dials up the queer subtext of Thomas Savage’s source novel.
This captivating, emotionally eloquent Haruki Murakami adaptation is one of 2021’s must-see movies.
Back in cinemas this week, Hideaki Anno’s feature-length finale breaks hearts, bodies, and the fourth wall.
First-time director Amjad Abu Alala’s meditative drama concerns an existential prophecy in a Sudanese village.
By John Dunning
This tour documentary-cum-biography celebrates the remarkable life and career of cult musician Beverly Glenn-Copeland.
Paul Schrader continues his God’s Lonely Man project with Oscar Isaac in-tow as a tormented professional poker player.
Chloé Zhao remixes the Marvel Cinematic Universe template with this ethereal take on the classic superhero saga.
Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson stars in Rebecca Hall’s stylish directorial debut about racial identity in 1920s New York.
Annie Clark (aka St Vincent) and Carrie Brownstein set off on an unconventional road trip in this pithy meta-documentary.
This exceptional debut feature from Andreas Fontana takes in a search for a missing banker in ’70s Argentina.
Jeymes Samuel’s supremely violent revenge thriller is a bold and bloody reinvention of the movie western.
By Anton Bitel
A horned entity stalks Keri Russell’s school teacher in director Scott Cooper’s allegorical American horror story.
This newly unearthed chronicle of the making of the American singer-songwriter’s favourite album is a gift for fans.
Timothée Chalamet excels as space prince Paul Atreides in Denis Villeneuve’s spectacular widescreen epic.
Wes Anderson’s New Yorker-inspired anthology film is a meticulously-crafted love letter to the art of magazine journalism.
debbie tucker green adapts her own stage play to create a radical study of racial discourse in contemporary society.
Todd Haynes directs this definitive chronicle of the fabled avant-garde rock group, taking in everything from doo wop to pop art.