A death stirs up the unresolved past in a grey North London suburb. Photographer Ronit flies home from New York for her father’s funeral to find herself erased from his life.
The class struggle is alive and well, it seems, and depicted with brilliant and explosively exuberant joie de vivre in director Bong Joon Ho’s black comedy.
While Bong Joon Ho’s spectacularly successful Parasite was collecting awards in Cannes and at the Oscars, its black & white twin was quietly waiting in the vaults – or maybe in the basement of a beautiful but foreboding modernist villa.
A palimpsestic chamber piece in a minor key, Kore-eda’s “The Truth” stars Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche in a film that is as French as they come – almost.
Magloire (Paul Hamy) is a man on a journey to nowhere, or more accurately, Nowhereland.
Joachim Trier’s film “Thelma”, made with his long-term collaborators, writer Eskil Vogt, cinematographer Jakob Ihre and composer Ola Fløttum, marks a new development in the director’s career.
A long relationship plays out in a world of light and dark among the upper classes of Paraguay. Director/writer Marcelo Martinessi talks about his Berlinale prize-winning film.
In the empty, rock-strewn landscape of the New Mexico desert, a meteorite pierces through the cloudy sky.
Charming and bucolic, a meandering story of a summer idyll unexpectedly builds up into something deeply moving and memorable.
Mayhem reigns wherever Moonee (Brooklyn Prince), an irrepressible six-year-old, leads her friends. She is a little tornado of mischief, and has an answer for everything.
Giada Colagrande’s latest film explores love after loss, in a richly musical and luminous story.
An aesthetically stunning cinematic feat, Roma gives a vivid account of a Mexico City childhood set against a backdrop of surging political repression.
It is a delight to see how a film can make the past feel so vivid. In the case of Shiraz, doubly so. Made in 1928, Shiraz tells the tale of a great love which came to be immortalised in stone – in the shape of the Taj Mahal.
Self-possessed, proud, glacially witty and maddeningly funny: Barbara Stanwyck is a dame like no other in this scintillating, effervescent screwball comedy.
What better way to transcend harrowing guilt and grief, than to be immersed in a world of primal fear?