Not quite the masterpiece mooted, but South Korean writer-director Bong Joon-ho’s latest genre juggler is a nimble and cheeky melange of social commentary, dark satire and hor...
Writer-director Robert Eggers’ follow-up to the chilling ‘The Witch’ is an almost unquantifiably strange combination of psychodrama, bleak comedy, period bromance and hallucin...
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Director Heller’s follow-up to the excellent ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ dramatizes and embellishes a real-life meeting between US children’s TV star Fred Rogers and a cynical,...
Austrian writer-director Hausner’s oblique and elusive if stylish English language debut uses sci-fi tropes to explore themes of alienation, familial estrangement, and medicat...
Despite the all-too timely theme of how news is managed and disseminated by the authorities, Polish director Holland’s biopic of Gareth Jones, the crusading Welsh journalist, ...
Talking About Trees
This elegiac, funny, meditative, but ultimately rousing documentary charts the efforts of a quartet of indefatigable ex-filmmakers - veteran members of the Sudanese Film Club ...
Introducing Filmhouse Sunderland
Those lovely people behind the Sunderland Shorts Film Festival have launched Filmhouse Sunderland, which sees the very best in arthouse movies coming to the Empire Cinema in t...
Lights! Keswick! Action!
One of our very favourite film festivals returns to the heart of the Lake District from 27 February-1 March with a celebration of the best in world and independent cinema. Don...
If you love film then you’ll love Jam Jar Cinema, a boutique cinema and lounge bar situated down the coast at Whitley Bay.
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation honours Louisa May Alcott’s much-loved book while boasting a vital and contemporary feel. Ronan is first among equals as wannabe writer Jo, one of fo...
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Satirist Iannucci’s latest is a fun and frantic take on the Dickens classic. Patel, leading a multi-racial cast, is the titular hero making his way through Victorian England, ...
Taika Waititi’s follow up to the larky ‘Thor Ragnarok’ is a bold-ish but flawed comedy, adapted from the novel ‘Caging Skies’ by Christine Leunens, and charts the experiences ...
A Hidden Life
Malick returns to the WW2 period of ‘The Thin Red Line’ to chronicle the real life story of an Austrian conscientious objector. Franz Jagerstatter (Diehl) is a devout young fa...