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  • Film of the week: Timbuktu

    Islamism’s martinets come to town in Abderrahmane Sissako’s acute, slow-burn modern tragedy, says Nick Pinkerton.
    Thursday 28 May 2015

  • Wormholes that turned: Sci-Fi-London 2015

    Anton Bitel on ten of this year’s best at a festival that still attends to sci-fi’s international, leftfield and cutting-edge.
    Thursday 28 May 2015

  • Cannes 2015 awards, and reaction

    The decorations from a Coen brothers-led jury spanned the good, the bad and the wacky, says Nick James.
    Sunday 24 May 2015

  • Deep focus: Southern Gothic

    Nick Pinkerton is your guide through the cinema of the Gothic tradition from the American South – films steeped in dark family secrets, lost loves and the ghosts of slavery, set in crumbling ante-bellum mansions, populated by exiles and eccentrics and coloured by the prospect of macabre violence.
    Sunday 10 May 2015

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    Girlhood and the faces of the new French cinema – plus Clouds of Sils Maria, The New Girlfriend, the Tribe, Phoenix and the S&S Interview with Abderrahmane Sissako.

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  • Cannes 2015 roundup: in praise of slow-burners

    Cannes 2015 roundup: in praise of slow-burners

    Nick James wakes up the morning after the party pondering the less flamboyant movies that got away – at least from the festival prize-givers.
    Monday 25 May 2015

  • The Assassin – first look

    The Assassin – first look

    Taiwanese social-realist Hou Hsiao-Hsien takes control of the wuxia period martial-arts drama with a deep-end Tang dynasty fable of mysterious and revelatory command, says Geoff Andrew.
    Thursday 21 May 2015

  • Cannes 2015: midway roundup

    Cannes 2015: midway roundup

    A shortage of serious Palme d’Or contenders at this year’s festival doesn’t amount to a shortage of wonderful cinema. Nick James explains…
    Wednesday 20 May 2015

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