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.
Episodes four and five of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon series are filled with seedy, neon-soaked promise.
By Ella Kemp
Teenage heartache and Haitian voodoo culture come to the fore in Bertrand Bonello’s spiritual folk horror.
A new species of plant poses a threat to humanity in Jessica Hausner’s quietly chilling sci-fi.
Pedro Almodóvar bares all in this affecting portrait of a filmmaker reconciling his past triumphs and tragedies.
Mati Diop’s accomplished first feature blends social commentary and magical realism in present-day Dakar.
Ken Loach and Paul Laverty return to Cannes with another bitter requiem for the working class.
By Elena Lazic
Ladj Ly’s gritty portrait of suburban Paris tips its hat to La Haine and Do the Right Thing.