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  • My Golden Days – first look

    Arnaud Desplechin extends and rewinds from his 1996 breakthrough My Sex Life… with a freewheeling flashback portrait of his characters’ coming of age and nascent romance, says Jordan Cronk.

    Jordan Cronk
    Sunday 17 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Carol – first look

    Todd Haynes revisits 1950s repression and romance with Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara – and steps out of the shadow of his forerunners, says Isabel Stevens.

    Isabel Stevens
    Sunday 17 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Paulina – first look

    Argentine writer and director Santiago Mitre’s follow-up to El estudiante is a knotty drama of political ideals played out on the body of a country teacher, says Chloe Roddick.

    Chloe Roddick
    Sunday 17 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • My Mother – first look

    Mortal thoughts again bring out the best of Nanni Moretti, says Geoff Andrew.

    Geoff Andrew
    Saturday 16 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Meet the Fullers: Sam by Samantha and Christa

    Samantha Fuller and her mother Christa tell Neil McGlone how they came to make A Fuller Life, a movie memoir of the tabloid-cinema maestro Sam Fuller.

    Neil McGlone
    Friday 15 May 2015

    Interviews

  • Kenji Mizoguchi: 10 essential films

    Some must-see titles from the long career of one of the great masters of Japanese cinema, famed for his exquisite travelling shots and fierce critiques of his country’s patriarchal inequality.

    Jasper Sharp
    Friday 15 May 2015

    Lists

  • Film of the week: The Tribe

    This slab of cinematic hardcore acts out nefarious exploits at a school for the deaf using only Ukrainian sign language. But is there something chilling in its virtuosity, asks Adam Nayman?

    Friday 15 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • 10 great dystopian Australian road movies

    Released to a clamour of excited reviews, Mad Max: Fury Road proves once again that at the movies it’s carnage on the roads down under. Here’s a bumper-to-bumper list of the best entries in Australia’s tradition of violent, petrolhead films.

    Andrew Nette
    Thursday 14 May 2015

    Lists

  • Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

    The heavyweight champion of post-apocalyptic road carnage is back – with “a cast-iron-plated manifesto on the physics of screen action”, says Nick Pinkerton.

    Nick Pinkerton
    Thursday 14 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Son of Saul – first look

    László Nemes’s drama of a Sonderkommando’s private grief amidst public horror demurs from the usual spectacles of Holocaust – and ratchets up the aural impressions, says Nick James.

    Nick James
    Thursday 14 May 2015

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