Pain and Glory
Semi-autobiographical but never self-indulgent, the latest from Almodóvar is an uncharacteristically low-key and autumnal meditation on love, ageing, family and the creative p...
Writer-director Batra revisits the Mumbai of his lovely 2013 epistolary picture, ‘The Lunchbox’ for another affecting tale of lonely souls making a connection in the big city....
German writer-director Petzold’s adaptation of Anna Seghers’ 1942 wartime novel transposes the story to a modern day setting but, audaciously, the plot details remains broadly...
The directorial debut from Daniel Graham is a frustratingly elusive meditation on music and absence. Dafoe is Paul, a composer who has travelled to a small Mexican village whe...
Completed by Russian director Serebrennikov while under house arrest, this striking and singular picture, about the rivalry between rival musicians in the early 80s Leningrad ...
Director Penny Lane’s irreverent & thought-provoking film profiles the burgeoning Satanist Temple movement in the USA. Headed by the sinister-looking but wry and erudite Lucie...
Whitley Bay Film Festival
All the big stars are coming to Whitley Bay this August in celluloid form as the 10th Whitley Bay Film Festival shouts lights, cameras, action!
Borders both personal and geographical, real and fantastical, are examined in this engrossing modern folk tale from Iranian-Swedish director Abi Abbassi.
Released to coincide with the 50thanniversary of the Moon landing, this stirring documentary broadly eschews chronicling the socio-political backdrop of the mission, or profil...
Tell It to the Bees
Adapted from the novel by actor Fiona Shaw this over-earnest middlebrow romance feels more suited to cosy Sunday night TV viewing than the big screen. Paquin, revisiting the l...
Set in Snowdonia during the Industrial Revolution, writer-director McGregor’s feature debut is a social realist period drama with a supernatural undertow. Worthington-Cox is t...
Vita and Virginia
This adaptation of actor-screenwriter Eileen Atkins’ 1992 play from UK writer-director Chanya Button charts the passionate relationship between aristocrat and poet Vita Sackvi...
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
His previous music-related pictures, ‘Kurt and Courtney’ and ‘Whitney Can I Be Me’ have seen documentarian Nick Broomfield displaying little interest in the actual music, conc...