Venice Film Festival

American Dharma – first look review

By Greg Wetherall

Acclaimed documentary maker Errol Morris seeks answers from Trump’s former fire fighter-in-chief, Steve Bannon.

Vox Lux – first look review

By Greg Wetherall

Natalie Portman plays a jaded pop star in director Brady Corbet’s cynical meditation on the price of fame.

The Mountain – first look review

By Michael Leader

Jeff Goldblum plays against type to unsettling effect in this zany road movie from writer/director Rick Alverson.

Dragged Across Concrete – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Director S Craig Zahler follows up Brawl in Cell Block 99 with another hefty dose of ultra-violence.

Suspiria – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Dakota Johnson dances to an unfamiliar beat in Luca Guadagnino’s surprisingly naff horror remake.

Peterloo – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Mike Leigh recruits a top-notch ensemble for this faithful reenactment of the Peterloo Massacre.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – first look review

By Adam Woodward

The Coen brothers are up to their old tricks in this colourful, darkly comic anthology western.

A Star is Born – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga hit all the right notes in this update of the classic Hollywood musical.

Doubles Vies – first look review

By Tom Bond

Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet ponder middle-age and the changing facing of book publishing in Olivier Assayas’ intellectual drama.

The Favourite – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz vie for Olivia Colman’s affections in this erotic 18th century romp from Yorgos Lanthimos.

Roma – first look review

By David Jenkins

Alfonso Cuarón delivers his masterpiece with this stunning social fresco centred on a house maid in 1970s Mexico City.

First Man – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Damien Chazelle’s technically accomplished Moon landing drama, starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, fails to achieve lift off.

The Coen brothers are heading to the 2018 Venice Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Their feature-length western will screen in competition alongside new works from Luca Guadagnino, Jennifer Kent and Alfonso Cuarón.

Damien Chazelle’s First Man to open the 2018 Venice Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The writer/director will be hoping to use the festival as a launchpad for next year’s Oscars.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Frances McDormand unleashes hell in the blackest of black comedies, courtesy of Martin McDonagh.

Brawl in Cell Block 99 – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Vince Vaughn plays against type in S Craig Zahler’s ultra-violent grindhouse romp.

Suburbicon – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

George Clooney directs this timely and terrifically twisted fable set in 1950s suburban America.

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