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.
Pyrokinetic mutants, shirtless firefighters and eco-fascists collide in the first feature film from Studio Trigger.
Adrian Jackson and Andrea Luka Zimmerman’s experimental documentary gives a voice to East London’s artists.
By Matt Turner
German documentarian Thomas Heise examines his family history around the turn of the 20th century.
By BP Flanagan
Back in cinemas courtesy of the BFI, this adaptation of The Who’s rock opera is as wildly entertaining as ever.
Mia Wasikowska turns the tables on her male oppressor in this subversive take on the traditional marionette show.
By Matt Turner
American magician John Szeles attempts to pull off one final trick in this slippery meta-doc.
Scott Z Burns’ vital political drama investigates the CIA’s post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program.
By Matt Thrift
Noah Baumbach delivers what just might be his masterpiece with this bitterly funny divorce drama.