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Queendom: a Russian drag artist fashions her body as a site of protest in this immensely sympathetic documentary

Director Agniia Galdanova’s film avoids empty cheerleading and trusts in the powerful presence of Gena Marvin, a courageous queer performance artist who turns flamboyant costuming into an act of resistance.

By Guy Lodge

Queendom: a Russian drag artist fashions her body as a site of protest in this immensely sympathetic documentary
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The Night of the 12th: a sobering French true-crime procedural

By Guy Lodge

The Night of the 12th: a sobering French true-crime procedural
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The Beasts: a tense tale of nightmare neighbours in windswept Galicia

By Guy Lodge

The Beasts: a tense tale of nightmare neighbours in windswept Galicia
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Liaison: a compelling high-grade espionage thriller

By Guy Lodge

Liaison: a compelling high-grade espionage thriller
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Mammals: Jez Butterworth and James Corden join forces in this oddly unreal comedy

By Guy Lodge

Mammals: Jez Butterworth and James Corden join forces in this oddly unreal comedy
What to watch at LFF

Corsage: Empress Sissi bends the bars of her gilded cage in this smart biopic

By Guy Lodge

Corsage: Empress Sissi bends the bars of her gilded cage in this smart biopic
Reviews

We Own This City: brisk, brusque exposé of Baltimore police corruption

By Guy Lodge

We Own This City: brisk, brusque exposé of Baltimore police corruption
Festivals

Coma: Bonello’s lockdown dreamscape feels glaringly dated

By Guy Lodge

Coma: Bonello’s lockdown dreamscape feels glaringly dated
Festivals

Peter von Kant acts as a distorted, speculative biography of Fassbinder

By Guy Lodge

Peter von Kant acts as a distorted, speculative biography of Fassbinder
The future of film

Chloé Zhao on the future of film

By Guy Lodge

Chloé Zhao on the future of film
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West Side Story is a musical reboot that’s tinged with melancholy

By Guy Lodge

West Side Story is a musical reboot that’s tinged with melancholy
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Eternals is the strangest Marvel film to date

By Guy Lodge

Eternals is the strangest Marvel film to date
Festivals

The Story of My Wife is all at sea in its exploration of marital dysfunction

By Guy Lodge

The Story of My Wife is all at sea in its exploration of marital dysfunction
Festivals

A Hero finds a debt-ridden prisoner walking streets paved with gold

By Guy Lodge

A Hero finds a debt-ridden prisoner walking streets paved with gold
Features

The long goodbye: has cinema finally learned how to depict dementia?

By Guy Lodge

The long goodbye: has cinema finally learned how to depict dementia?
Features

In defence of the modern romcom

By Guy Lodge

In defence of the modern romcom
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