The searing French takes home the top prize, plus all the other winners from this year’s awards ceremony.
Appealing turns from Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer can’t save Ridley Scott’s bloated historical epic.
By Steph Green
Potsy Ponciroli’s defiantly old school oater is a modest treat with a barnstorming turn from Tim Blake Nelson.
Ana Lily Amirpour returns with a blissed-out, techno-powered riff on the time-honoured superhero movie.
Audrey Divan’s lacerating and necessary drama follows a young student seeking a clandestine abortion in 1960s France.
Xavier Giannoli’s pristine adaptation of Balzac’s ‘Illusions Perdues’ is a raunchy romp through post-Revolution France.
Mexican cine-sadist Michel Franco returns with another cravenly bleak drama about life as a pageant of eternal suffering.
Edgar Wright’s lively London-set giallo, starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin McKenzie, fails to deliver on its fascinating premise.
Big laughs and searing insights into the artistic process power this highly enjoyable film world satire.
This unique journey to the centre of the earth is a stunning highlight of the 2021 Venice Film Festival.
By Steph Green
Harry Wootliff’s follow up to 2018’s Only You focuses on a relationship so toxic it’s almost radioactive.
Olivia Colman displays her dark side in Maggie Gyllenhaal's sun-bleached psychodrama about motherhood in crisis.
Timothée Chalamet brings a commanding central presence to this stirring new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’.
Kristen Stewart excels in this psychological portrait of Princess Diana, but a heavy-handed script lets things down.
It’s Taxi Driver with poker chips in Paul Schrader’s phenomenally entertaining existential thriller.
Paolo Sorrentino gets personal in this hit-and-miss tale of a world-famous footballer and a filmmaker’s creative birth.
Jane Campion doesn’t so much dissect masculinity as explode it in her dirt-smudged adaptation of Thomas Savage’s western.