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Red, White and Blue

By David Jenkins

John Boyega tackles institutional bigotry within the Metropolitan Police in Steve McQueen’s searing anti-racism drama.

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Lovers Rock

By Hannah Woodhead

Steve McQueen delivers a sublime party film for the ages in the second instalment of his Small Axe series.

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Steve McQueen: ‘Until things change, these stories will always be timely’

By Aaron Hunt

The director reflects on the making of his triumphant ode to Black culture and resilience, Small Axe.

Mangrove

By Rogan Graham

Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology kicks off with this searing court room drama about the Mangrove Nine trial.

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How filmmakers are highlighting racial discrimination in the criminal justice system

By Flora Spencer Grant

At the 64th BFI London Film Festival, three films provided a timely addition to discourse ignited by the Black Lives Matter movement.

Red, White and Blue – first-look review

By David Jenkins

John Boyega astonishes in Steve McQueen’s exploration of systemic racism in London’s Met police force.

Mangrove – first-look review

By Rogan Graham

Steve McQueen’s film about the Mangrove Nine trial is a masterful evocation of political determination.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 25-1

By Little White Lies

A.I., American Psycho and Bamboozled all make the final part of our list – but what will come out on top?

Lovers Rock – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

The first instalment in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series is a soulful love letter to the West Indian dance scene in West London.

Steve McQueen’s Mangrove to open the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Lillian Crawford

The first of five films from the director’s Small Axe anthology will screen for free to audiences across the UK.

Steve McQueen’s John Boyega-starring miniseries is arriving this year

By Charles Bramesco

Small Axe sees the actor-activist play a London police officer trying to change the system from the inside.

Cannes announces official selection for its cancelled 2020 edition

By Charles Bramesco

Steve McQueen, Wes Anderson and Im Sang-soo were all set to compete at this year’s festival.

The 30 best films of 2018

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.

Widows

By Hannah Woodhead

Steve McQueen delivers the goods with a heist thriller about four women who take extreme measures to pay back a debt.

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Widows – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Steve McQueen turns his formidable filmmaking talent to the heist genre with impressive and passionate results.

The 2018 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Little White Lies

Big names, hidden gems and arthouse favourites head to the capital this October.

25 new films to look out for this awards season

By Lillian Crawford

Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Yorgos Lanthimos all look like early contenders for major awards.

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