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  • Film of the week: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    There’s occult power beneath the veil – and cinematic potency beneath the pristine cool of Ana Lily Amirpour’s sinuous vampire movie, says Sophie Mayer.
    Friday 22 May 2015

  • Cannes 2015: 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

  • 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.
    Thursday 14 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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  • Cannes 2015: Fatima – first look

    Cannes 2015: Fatima – first look

    Shame and pride, self-doubt and fortitude play out across two sides of a French/Arab generational divide in this deft portrait of a stymied poet and her daughters, says Amy Taubin.
    Friday 22 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

  • Cannes 2015: Inside Out – first look

    Cannes 2015: Inside Out – first look

    Pete Docter gets to the head of the matter as Pixar reascend to top form, says Jonathan Romney.
    Tuesday 19 May 2015

  • Cannes 2015: Louder than Bombs – first look

    Cannes 2015: Louder than Bombs – first look

    A first English-language movie from the Norwegian director of Oslo. August 31st, this multifarious family drama isn’t short of accomplishments but overcomplicates its ambitions, says Nick Roddick.
    Monday 18 May 2015

  • Cannes 2015: Carol – first look

    Cannes 2015: Carol – first look

    Todd Haynes revisits 1950s repression and romance with Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara – and steps out of the shadow of his forerunners with a prime candidate for this year’s Palme d’Or, says Isabel Stevens.
    Sunday 17 May 2015

  • Cannes 2015: Son of Saul – first look

    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.
    Thursday 14 May 2015

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