All articles by Nicolas Rapold

Reviews

Navalny is a Russian spy thriller dressed up as a documentary

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny makes for a fascinating protagonist in this story of corruption, subterfuge and attempted-assassination by poisoning, but the triumphant tone of Daniel Roher’s documentary feels misguided.

By Nicolas Rapold

Navalny is a Russian spy thriller dressed up as a documentary
Reviews

The Tragedy of Macbeth forgoes medieval dankness for a stark and claustrophobic adaptation

By Nicolas Rapold

The Tragedy of Macbeth forgoes medieval dankness for a stark and claustrophobic adaptation
The best of 2021

2021: the year in US film

By Nicolas Rapold

2021: the year in US film
Reviews

The Power of the Dog draws out the instability of the American West’s handed-down myths

By Nicolas Rapold

The Power of the Dog draws out the instability of the American West’s handed-down myths
Festivals

The Year of the Everlasting Storm forges international bonds with a pandemic-era anthology

By Nicolas Rapold

The Year of the Everlasting Storm forges international bonds with a pandemic-era anthology
Festivals

The Velvet Underground pays tribute to avant-garde rock’n’roll icons

By Nicolas Rapold

The Velvet Underground pays tribute to avant-garde rock’n’roll icons
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex