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  • 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

  • Cannes 2015: 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

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Cannes 2015: Our Little Sister – first look

    Koreeda Hirokazu follows up Like Father, Like Son with an episodic saga of four sisters and hymn to Arcadian virtues, reports Nick Roddick from its Cannes premiere.

    Nick Roddick
    Thursday 14 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

  • Cannes 2015: Where’s Raaooouuuul?

    Or is that Raúúúúúúúúúl? At any rate, this strange, recurring howl is less an emblem of Cannes’ clubbiness than of its all-bewildering embrace, says Charlie Lyne.

    Charlie Lyne
    Wednesday 13 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2015: Opening gambits

    The august regulars are still in evidence, but this year’s Cannes line-up is rather less predictable – and younger – than in recent years, says Isabel Stevens.

    Isabel Stevens
    Wednesday 13 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2015: Standing Tall – first look

    The festival gets serious with a social-realist slice of juvenile delinquency for its opening night, says Geoff Andrew.

    Geoff Andrew
    Wednesday 13 May 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Only Angels Have Wings – this Cary Grant adventure film is just bliss

    Danger, desire, death and a donkey – Cary Grant, Jean Arthur and Rita Hayworth are flying high in a welcome return to the big screen for Howard Hawks’s peerlessly entertaining tale of aviation in the Andes. 

    Geoff Andrew
    Tuesday 12 May 2015

    Features

  • Review: From What is Before

    Modern tyranny comes to a not-so-long-ago Philippine village in Lav Diaz’s latest extensive historical tragedy, now making its UK premiere on subscription VoD, says Adam Nayman.

    Adam Nayman
    Tuesday 12 May 2015

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