Olivier Assayas reignites the early 1970s in all their vibrancy and vitality, says Jonathan Romney.
Finally, Leo smiles again! And brings layers of resonance to lurid Baz Luhrmann’s madcap assault on Scott Fitzgerald’s glittering prize, says Nick Pinkerton.
This black, brooding portrait of an ethnic Yakut furnace-feeder in lawless 90s Russia richly reconciles Aleksey Balabanov’s grimmer films and his weirder ones, writes Michael Brooke.
The second instalment of JJ Abrams’ franchise ‘refresh’ brassily goes where the series has gone before, says Kim Newman.
Cult animator Don Hertzfeldt grows up with a majestic passion play about a stickman named Bill, his mortal coil, life and the universe, writes Nick Bradshaw.
Zooming back in on its main techno-man – and switching hands to a different cult writer-director 3 – the Marvel movie universe scores another irrespressible hit, reckons Kim Newman.
The director and star of School of Rock reteam for a ‘real true’ tall Texan tale that makes great play with its folksy mix of truth and drama, says Andrew Tracy.