Matthias Schoenaerts’ soulful portrait of a traumatised hulk is the key to this Belgian cattle-doping film noir, says Paul Tickell.
In a new series of web-video recommendations, Agnieszka Gratza picks out Nick Abrahams’ award-winning sylvan fantasia on a Sigur Rós song.
Steven Spielberg’s biopic of America’s Great Emancipator, war and oratory take a backseat to the political art of backroom persuasion, finds Nick Pinkerton.
Quentin Tarantino’s latest genre brew stirs blaxploitation and spaghetti western flavours to redress America’s bloody history of slavery. Or is it the other way around, asks Nick Pinkerton?
Straight out of Ireland’s stockbroker belt, Lenny Abrahamson’s latest is both subtle political allegory and powerful moral drama, says Hannah McGill.
Bruno Dumont’s pantheist parable of a silent supernatural ‘healer’ has its inconsistencies – but also a berserk integrity, admits Tony Rayns.