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Donald Trump

Totally Under Control

By Erik Nielsen

The Trump administration’s catastrophic response to COVID-19 is laid bare in Alex Gibney’s timely exposé.

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Borat is back in the trailer for his Subsequent Moviefilm

By Charles Bramesco

Sacha Baron Cohen’s foolhardy Kazakh reporter tackles Trump and COVID in this sequel.

The Plot Against America makes for stark viewing in uncertain times

By Roxanne Sancto

David Simon and Ed Burns’ HBO series imagines an alternate reality that suddenly feels frighteningly close to home.

Jim Jarmusch: ‘Teenagers define our culture – Billie Eilish is a genius’

By Adam Woodward

Akron’s finest chats riffing on George A Romero and fearing for our future in The Dead Don’t Die.

Steve Bannon gets the documentary treatment in The Brink trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The notorious Trump advisor is the subject of Alison Klayman’s latest.

Fahrenheit 11/9

By Adam Woodward

Michael Moore takes aim at both sides of the political establishment in this scattershot survey of Trump’s America.

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American Dharma – first look review

By Greg Wetherall

Acclaimed documentary maker Errol Morris seeks answers from Trump’s former fire fighter-in-chief, Steve Bannon.

The Fourth Estate – first look review

By Marshall Shaffer

Liz Garbus’ compelling documentary details The New York Times’ coverage of Donald Trump’s first year in office.

Why John Carpenter’s They Live feels more relevant than ever

By Bryan Hempel

This cult classic tackles issues which have become of increasing importance since its release in 1988.

Detroit, Charlottesville and filming the American race war

By Nicholas Laskin

Kathryn Bigelow’s new film is part of a larger, ongoing cultural problem.

How can film marketers use fake news to their advantage?

By Daisy Phillipson

In the current political climate, transparency is key for viral marketing campaigns.

Chris Addison is directing the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake

By Eve Watling

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson are set to star in Nasty Women.

Al Gore takes aim at Trump in the sequel to An Inconvenient Truth

By Jack Godwin

The former Vice President turns up the heat in the follow-up to his award-winning climate change doc.

1984 is returning to cinemas in protest of Donald Trump

By John Wadsworth

Almost 200 independent cinemas have pledged to screen Michael Radford’s Orwellian adaptation.

The team behind Zero Dark Thirty are making a TV show about Trump vs Clinton

By Rebecca Dykstra

The US election saga is being serialised by screenwriter Mark Boal.

John Waters: ‘I’m like a weird gay version of my father’

By David Jenkins

The Pope of Trash reflects on his controversial career ahead of the re-release of his black comedy Multiple Maniacs.

Sadiq Khan is hosting a free public screening of The Salesman

By Rebecca Dykstra

Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-nominated film will receive its UK premiere the same night as the Academy Awards.

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