Director: Martin Scorsese Stars: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Anna Paquin Harvey Keitel, Stephen Graham
Rendered in the suitably blue and grey palette of a 70s conspiracy thriller, this involving drama documents the investigation into the post-9/11 torture programme conducted by...
‘Theory of Everything’ stars Jones and Redmayne reunite for this visually gorgeous if fanciful slice of plucky posho porn. It begins at a London exhibition in 1862 where mild-...
Sorry We Missed You
Age has not mellowed eighty-three-year-old director Loach as he returns to the Newcastle of ‘I, Daniel Blake’ for this passionate and all too necessary critique of the gig eco...
Le Mans ‘66
This fun if slightly overlong racing drama outlines the efforts of the Ford Company to break Ferrari’s winning streak at the titular twenty-four hour race. Damon is Carroll Sh...
Judy and Punch
Shades of Monty Python in this ambitious but flawed Australian-made live action ‘origin story’ of the 16thCentury-spawned Punch and Judy puppet show. The setting is the small ...
London Film Festival Opening Night: The Personal History of David Copperfield
The 2019 London Film Festival gets off to a rousing start with this fun and frantic (almost too frantic) take on the Charles Dickens classic. Patel, leading a multi-racial cas...
By the Grace of God
A dramatization of the recent Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in Lyon may seem an unlikely departure for such a playful genre-juggler as French director Ozon, but this is a ...
Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon
Following the disappointingly just okay prehistoric football pic ‘Early Man’ Aardman Animation regain their mojo with the second big screen solo outing for the rascally quadru...
The Peanut Butter Falcon
From the producers of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ this endearing but flawed picture echoes the earlier film’s cast of eccentrics and precision-tooled quirk. Zak (Gottsagen) is a tw...
This biopic, which charts Garland’s final series of London concerts the year before her death in 1969, shares the same structure and setting (and even a character) as last yea...
‘Farming’ was the name given to the practice of Nigerian parents in the 60s and 70s, who were working or studying in England, of paying white working class parents to foster t...
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 ...