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Siberia – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Abel Ferrara sends Willem Dafoe off into the snowy wilds of Russia in this punishing metaphysical dream.

Robert Eggers is prepping his next film, a 10th-century Viking epic

By Charles Bramesco

The Lighthouse director is reuniting with Willem Dafoe and DoP Jarin Blaschke for The Northman.

Watch the first trailer for Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch

By Charles Bramesco

The story of a French newspaper's post-WWII operation goes heavy on whimsy.

A real-life lighthouse keeper breaks down The Lighthouse

By Adam Woodward

Chris Foulds, who worked on 32 lighthouses between 1971-1989, gives his thoughts on Robert Eggers’ maritime odyssey.

The Last Thing He Wanted – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Dee Rees and Anne Hathaway tackle Joan Didion’s novel of the same name, with disastrous results.

Willem Dafoe: ‘I stopped eating lobster on this film’

By Adam Woodward

The screen legend on going full seadog in Robert Eggers’ paranoid fantasia, The Lighthouse.

The Lighthouse

By Elena Lazic

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe take a brutal tumble into the abyss in Robert Eggers’ monochrome nightmare.

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Why filmmakers can’t resist the lure of lighthouses

By Natalie Stendall

From Shutter Island to The Lighthouse, these remote structures are soaked in mystery and symbolic meaning.

Anne Hathaway gets political in the trailer for Dee Rees’ latest

By Charles Bramesco

The Last Thing He Wanted will open at Sundance before hitting Netflix.

Opus Zero

By Hannah Woodhead

Willem Dafoe plays a composer who goes looking for answers in Mexico in this slow and meandering drama.

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Descend into madness with the first trailer for The Lighthouse

By Charles Bramesco

Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson star as two salty sea dogs in Robert Eggers’ follow-up to The Witch.

The seven best films from the 51st Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

By Ed Frankl

Melina León’s Song Without a Name and Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse were among our highlights of this year’s Quinzaine.

Tommaso – first look review

By Tom Bond

Ferrara digs deep into his personal life to deliver a moving character study starring Willem Dafoe.

The Lighthouse – first look review

By Michael Leader

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe are on top form in Robert Eggers’ stark maritime nightmare.

Everything we know about Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch

By Charles Bramesco

Timothée Chalamet, Elisabeth Moss and Christoph Waltz are all entering the Wes-verse.

Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse to premiere at the 51st Directors’ Fortnight

By Adam Woodward

The American director’s Robert Pattinson-starring horror is heading to Cannes.

At Eternity’s Gate

By Hannah Woodhead

Despite a fine turn from Willem Dafoe, Julian Schnabel’s Vincent van Gogh biopic is a messy affair.

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