Truth and Movies

Ethan Hawke

Abel Ferrara taps Ethan Hawke for the new thriller Zeros and Ones

By Charles Bramesco

The espionage thriller will serve as the director’s response to the worldwide lockdown.

Ethan Hawke delivers a fiery sermon in The Good Lord Bird

By Emma Fraser

He stars as the controversial abolitionist John Brown in Showtime’s Civil War-era historical drama.

The Truth

By Charles Bramesco

Hirokazu Koreeda follows up Shoplifters with a typically dreamy, heart-piercing family drama.

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The Truth – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

The Japanese master of family observation, Hirokazu Kore-eda, heads to Paris for his English language debut.

Hirokazu Koreeda’s The Truth to open the 76th Venice Film Festival

By David Jenkins

The Japanese filmmaker’s follow-up to Shoplifters will have its world premiere on 28 August.

The Captor

By David Jenkins

Ethan Hawke gets his scream on as the bank robber who coined the first recorded example of Stockholm Syndrome.

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On Location: The footbridge from Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise

By Adam Scovell

This unassuming overpass plays a pivotal role in Céline and Jesse’s Viennese waltz.

Juliet, Naked

By Hannah Woodhead

A warring couples' interactions with a mysterious aged indie musician are the subject of Jesse Peretz' earnest Nick Hornby adaptation.

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The 10 best films from the 2018 Locarno Film Festival

By Josh Slater-Williams

A smorgasbord of international cinematic treasures was on offer at this year's festival.

First Reformed

By Hannah Woodhead

A preacher struggles with a crisis of faith in Paul Schrader's mind-bending spiritual drama.

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First Reformed – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Paul Schrader returns to the fray with a mediative masterwork powered by a stunning central turn from Ethan Hawke.

Maudie

By David Jenkins

A fine performance from Sally Hawkins shores up this portrait of a tragic folk artist.

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