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Broker: baby traffickers build blissful families in Kore-eda’s Korean crime caper

After his Palme d’Or-winning Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda forges another found family outside the law in this broader and cutesier story of ad lib social bonding.

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Broker: baby traffickers build blissful families in Kore-eda’s Korean crime caper
Festivals

Falcon Lake: young summer loving ripens in a beguiling, surprising debut

By John Bleasdale

Falcon Lake: young summer loving ripens in a beguiling, surprising debut
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 27 to 29 May

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 27 to 29 May
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Stars at Noon: Claire Denis trawls a hell less spellbinding with her American in Nicaragua

By Nicolas Rapold

Stars at Noon: Claire Denis trawls a hell less spellbinding with her American in Nicaragua
News

New BBC documentary draws on rare and unseen footage from the Queen’s personal collection, preserved and restored by the BFI

New BBC documentary draws on rare and unseen footage from the Queen’s personal collection, preserved and restored by the BFI
Lists

9 times film critic Raymond Durgnat disagreed with everyone

By Henry K Miller

9 times film critic Raymond Durgnat disagreed with everyone
Reviews

Pistol plays the Sex Pistols story as cartoon

By Graham Fuller

Pistol plays the Sex Pistols story as cartoon
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Godland finds nothing but beauty on a young priest’s mission to the far side of Iceland

By Caspar Salmon

Godland finds nothing but beauty on a young priest’s mission to the far side of Iceland
Features

Before Dracula: the early Christopher Lee films that shaped an acting legend

By Chloe Walker

Before Dracula: the early Christopher Lee films that shaped an acting legend
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Hunt: Lee Jung-jae’s spy thriller goes for breakneck bombast

By Lou Thomas

Hunt: Lee Jung-jae’s spy thriller goes for breakneck bombast
Reviews

Between Two Worlds: Juliette Binoche goes down and covert as a ferry cleaner

By Gabrielle Marceau

Between Two Worlds: Juliette Binoche goes down and covert as a ferry cleaner
Reviews

Moonage Daydream trips David Bowie’s sound and light fantastic

By Sam Davies

Moonage Daydream trips David Bowie’s sound and light fantastic
From the Sight and Sound archive

Get Carter review: a clinical, cynical film noir for 1970s Britain

By Tom Milne

Get Carter review: a clinical, cynical film noir for 1970s Britain
Festivals

Harka rages against rising desperation in post-revolutionary Tunisia

By John Bleasdale

Harka rages against rising desperation in post-revolutionary Tunisia
10 great

10 great home invasion films

By Elena Lazic

10 great home invasion films
Reviews

Luzzu casts its net with a devoted Maltese fisher as storm clouds gather

By Nikki Baughan

Luzzu casts its net with a devoted Maltese fisher as storm clouds gather
Festivals

Holy Spider ensnares us in an Iranian psycho killer’s gruesome misogyny

By John Bleasdale

Holy Spider ensnares us in an Iranian psycho killer’s gruesome misogyny
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Triangle of Sadness: Ruben Östlund’s savage castaway satire finds humanity all at sea

By Christina Newland

Triangle of Sadness: Ruben Östlund’s savage castaway satire finds humanity all at sea
Interviews

Alex Garland on Men, his surprising rural chiller: “All folk horror owes The Wicker Man something”

By Lou Thomas

Alex Garland on Men, his surprising rural chiller: “All folk horror owes The Wicker Man something”
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Crimes of the Future: insurgent surgery with David Cronenberg’s plastic people

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Crimes of the Future: insurgent surgery with David Cronenberg’s plastic people
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Aftersun peers through rosy girlhood memories to a father’s hidden gloom

By Leigh Singer

Aftersun peers through rosy girlhood memories to a father’s hidden gloom
Features

New ways of being: how queer Asian films are moving beyond identity politics

By Ren Scateni

New ways of being: how queer Asian films are moving beyond identity politics
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Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind lets the Killer try to shoot straight

By Leigh Singer

Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind lets the Killer try to shoot straight
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EO: Jerzy Skolimowski’s donkey fable decries human greed and folly

By Christina Newland

EO: Jerzy Skolimowski’s donkey fable decries human greed and folly
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Three Thousand Years of Longing teems with Idris Elba’s Djinn-soaked tales

By Leigh Singer

Three Thousand Years of Longing teems with Idris Elba’s Djinn-soaked tales
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Armageddon Time: James Gray reflects on his New York boyhood and loss of racial innocence

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Armageddon Time: James Gray reflects on his New York boyhood and loss of racial innocence
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One Fine Morning: Léa Seydoux steps out as a Mia Hansen-Løve life-pilgrim

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

One Fine Morning: Léa Seydoux steps out as a Mia Hansen-Løve life-pilgrim
Reviews

Men encircles Jessie Buckley’s grieving widow with Rory Kinnear’s dead ringers

By Kim Newman

Men encircles Jessie Buckley’s grieving widow with Rory Kinnear’s dead ringers
Lists

Streaming watchlist: 10 LGBTQ+ films from East and Southeast Asia

By Christopher Brown and Yi Wang

Streaming watchlist: 10 LGBTQ+ films from East and Southeast Asia
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