Guillermo del Toro conjures a cinematic extravaganza teeming with high notes, from Sally Hawkins’ mute, dreamy musical-loving cleaner to the B-movie creature from the deep she sides with against the worst of 1960s US military-industrial iniquity, writes Nick James.
Saturday 2 September 2017
A shy teenager crosses America with his horse in this bracing, well-crafted coming-of-age fable that sees the 45 Years director tackle a broader canvas, writes Paul O’Callaghan.
Tuesday 5 September 2017
Martin McDonagh’s latest laconic, multilayered wrong-footer pits McDormand’s storming mourner against two local cops, Woody Harrelson’s omnipotently beloved sheriff and Sam Rockwell’s richly monstrous officer in waiting, writes Nick James.
Friday 8 September 2017
The director’s latest magisterial study of a public institution is a tribute to the power of education and the importance of community, characteristically ambitious yet surprisingly brisk, writes Neil Young.
Thursday 7 September 2017
Following his Venice Golden Lion winner Lebanon, Samuel Maoz extends his range with this Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize winner, playing off home-front traumas with the absurdism and rage of life on the Israeli frontline, writes Paul O’Callaghan.
Monday 11 September 2017
The Blue Is the Warmest Colour director’s sixth feature, an evocation of early 90s young summer sensualism, is his most exuberant and indulgent yet, skinny on narrative but hungry for hedonist experience, writes Neil Young.
Monday 25 September 2017