Dino Buzzati’s 1945 children’s novel is transformed into a wonderful animated allegory.
By Ella Kemp
Gael García Bernal directs this sorry parable about a pair of criminalised teenage clowns.
Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots in this soulful ballad about male friendship and unspoken desire.
Bong Joon-ho is back with a dark, spiky and hilarious social satire about the seductive nature of greed.
Quentin Tarantino knocks it out of the park with this personal love letter to LA, in all its dirty sexy glory.
By Beth Webb
Bruno Dumont’s sequel to his musical portrait of a young Joan of Arc is endurance cinema at its most epic.
Isabelle Huppert gives a gentle tour de force in Ira Sachs’ existential Portuguese getaway.
By Tom Bond
Ferrara digs deep into his personal life to deliver a moving character study starring Willem Dafoe.
The Dardenne brothers’ latest focuses on a young Islamic extremist with a deadly mission.
Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe are on top form in Robert Eggers’ stark maritime nightmare.
A painter falls in love with her subject in Céline Sciamma’s masterfully composed period piece.
The team behind Amy and Senna tackle the highs and lows of a controversial footballing icon.
By Iana Murray
Christophe Honoré gives the romantic comedy genre a shot in the arm in this portrait of spousal strife.
A conscientious objector finds salvation in Terrence Malick’s sublime World War Two-era romance.
By Tom Bond
Werner Herzog takes a sideways look at modern romance through the lens of Japan’s performance industry.
Corneliu Porumboiu’s melodious crime comedy takes the Romanian New Wave to exotic new climes.
Diao Yinan cements his status as a master filmmaker with another ingenious crime epic.