Tehran: City of Love
Three crisscrossing disparate Iranian singletons look for love and affection in contemporary Iran in this wistful but winning comedy drama. Mina (Ghajabegli) is an overweight ...
DVD: Amazing Grace
Aretha Franklin’s astonishing live performance from 1972 is being released on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download.
British writer-director Joanna Hogg’s latest tartly amusing take on middle-class angst, a semi-autobiographical dysfunctional love story, is her best picture to date. Byrne is...
Set in 1975 Argentina, just prior to the military coup, writer-director Benjamín Naishtat’s picture is an allegorically rich and palpably clammy study of corruption and corros...
The Shiny Shrimps
This very broad comedy about a gay water polo team hoping to make a splash at the Gay Olympics in Croatia was a surprise smash in France. Belgian actor Gob is Matthias, a Fren...
The Shock of the Future
Directed by a member of hip band Nouvelle Vague, starring the granddaughter of Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alma, and set in a 70s French apartment that looks like Hoxton circa now, ...
Writer-director Mark Jenkin’s visually audacious and timely picture chronicles the tensions between struggling locals and middle class recent arrivals as gentrification encroa...
Norwegian writer-director Camilla Strom-Henriksen’s striking debut is a deft weaving together of kitchen sink realism and psychological drama with fantasy and horror elements....
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 ...