Oakes Fegley, Sarah Paulson and Luke Wilson in The Goldfinch

The chameleonic actor on working with John Crowley and playing Nurse Ratched

New this week: Sylvester Stallone in Rambo: Last Blood

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The outer limit: Brad Pitt in Ad Astra

New this weekend: Ad Astra, The Farewell, Rambo: Last Blood

Review: Awkwafina stars in this tale of a dying granny kept in the dark by her family

Ad Astra marks director James Gray’s second collaboration with Brad Pitt

The director’s on working with Brad Pitt on Ad Astra, being ignored in America and making movies in Northern Ireland

Brad Pitt plays a cool-headed, emotionally-stunted astronaut

Review: James Gray’s arty sci-fi epic is not above including a thrilling chase scene

Elizabeth McGovern: ‘I did feel like a fish out of water for a long time. I don’t anymore.’ Photograph: Aaron Richter/New York Times

The Downton Abbey actor co-starred with Kevin Bacon, Mickey Rourke Brad Pitt and Sean Penn

New this week: Michelle Dockery, Geraldine James, Simon Jones and Matthew Goode in Downton Abbey

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And the Oscar goes to? Jennifer Lopez in Hustlers

New this weekend: Hustlers, Downton Abbey, For Sama, Phoenix

Affecting performance: Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin

Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin gives a nuanced performance as a beleaguered teenager

Jennifer Lopez is alternately maternal, sisterly, steely and warm

Review: J-Lo has more old-school star wattage than Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio combined

New this week: The Shiny Shrimps, on limited release

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Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy, and Elisabeth Moss in a scene from The Kitchen.

Writer-director Andrea Berloff of female-centred mafia movie The Kitchen is keen to avoid comparisons with the Scorsese film

Hook, line and thinker: Edward Rowe and Chloe Endean in Bait

New this weekend: Bait, Rojo, The Shiny Shrimps

Predictably, The Shiny Shrimps are a bunch of misfits.

Review: Ready or not, we’re getting more men in pools in this cartoon Pride parade

Every frame in Bait makes for a sensational tableau.

Review: This extraordinary film is certain to resonate with Irish fishing communities

Pennywise the clown  is reduced to a mere cameo

Review: The sequel to the crowd-pleasing, $700-million grossing 2016 hit is a giant miss

Finn Wolfhard as Richie Tozier in It Chapter Two

Stranger Things and It star loves his generation despite being face of a nostalgia buzz

New this week: Aaron Taylor-Johnson in A Million Little Pieces

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Picnic at hangdog rock: Honor Swinton-Byrne and Tom Burke in The Souvenir

New this weekend: The Souvenir, Aniara, A Faithful Man, The Mustang

Emelie Jonsson in Aniara

Review: Existential despair is the driving force in this promising outer space debut

Louis Garrel and Lily-Rose Depp in A Faithful Man

Review: Louis Garrel’s film shifts from murder mystery to romantic comedy to melodrama

Aaron Taylor-Johnson in A Million Little Pieces

Review: Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Billy Bob Thornton star in a gruelling addiction film

Sam Taylor-Johnson: ‘We tried to understand the addiction and mental health issues at the core of the story. That’s the important part.’ Photograph: Henny Garfunkel/The New York Times

Director’s new film A Million Little Pieces is based on James Frey’s contentious memoir

The Satanic Temple movement is fighting for human decency in Donald Trump’s US

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Contemplating creativity: Antonio Banderas and Nora Navas in Pain and Glory

New this weekend: Pain and Glory, Never Grow Old, Hail Satan?, Crawl

Penny Lane’s devilishly entertaining documentary chronicles the growth of the Satanic Temple as they blossom from a small group of outsiders  into an international movement

Review: Satan hasn’t looked this appealing since John Milton’s romantic write-up in Paradise Lost

Kaya Scodelario in Crawl

Review: Alexandre Aja’s latest horror-disaster mash-up sees him back at the top of his game

Gerard Butler’s character powers unrealistically through small armies and bullet hail in a way that makes most superheroes look like dying sloths

Review: If you love ultraviolent Gerard Butler movies you will probably love this film

 Kirsten Sheridan’s controversial debut feature, Disco Pigs (2001), is among the films to be featured in this year’s Dublin Feminist Film Festival

Selection of films highlights women’s continued contribution to Irish cinema, says event manager

Antonio Banderas in Pain and Glory plays a filmmaker, Salvador Mallo, languishing in semi-retirement after emotional and literal wounds following surgery for fused vertebrae.

The Spanish actor on his health scare, new film and bond with Pedro Almódovar

New this week: Penny Slinger: Out of the Shadows, exclusively at the Triskel in Cork

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Sock it to me: Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in Once Upon a Time in...Hollywood

New this weekend: Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Transit, Penny Slinger: Out of the Shadows

Penny Slinger has a remarkable body of work

Intriguing footage and extensive commentary from Slinger makes for fascinating viewing

Wang Leehom stars as Lucky Bat, Kelly Clarkson stars as Moxy, and Blake Shelton stars as Ox in UglyDolls. Photograph: STXfilms

This challenging film will make you yearn for an escape

Isabela Moner plays Dora dead straight a in a turn that is as magical as it is astute

Review: Bilingual patter and a winning lightness add to the post-Indiana Jones intrigue

Director Gurinder Chadha poses for a photo session during the 2nd edition of the Cannes International Series Festival on April 7th, 2019 in Cannes, southern France. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

‘Blinded by the Light’ director on working with Bruce Springsteen and why her films play well in Ireland

Doggerel: Milo Ventimiglia in The Art of Racing in the Rain, opening today

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Dark of the sun: Victoria Carmen Sonne and Lai Yde in Holiday

New this weekend: Holiday, Blinded by the Light, Gaza, The Sun Is Also a Star

Karma, a 19-year-old cellist, plays facing the ocean in Gaza

Review: Dismissed by some as ‘propaganda’, this documentary studiously avoids politics

Review: There are so many weird things about this film. Yet none of them matter

Hood ornament: Victoria Carmen Sonne in Holiday

Review: A provocative crime movie featuring coercion, femininity and sunshine

Mine's bigger! No, mine's bigger! The Rock & The Stath in  Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, opening today

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Hot town, summer in the city: Spike Lee in Do the Right Thing (1989)

New this weekend: Do the Right Thing and Oldboy rereleased, plus Photograph and The Angry Birds Movie 2

Adam Lambert attends the premiere of A Star Is Born at The Shrine Auditorium on September 24th, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

‘I see all these queer artists now, who are commercially viable artists, and I think: finally!’

Mighty Eagle (Peter Dinklage), Leonard (Bill Hader), Courtney (Awkwafina), Silver (Rachel Bloom), Bomb (Danny McBride), Red (Jason Sudeikis) and Chuck (Josh Gad) in Columbia Pictures and Rovio Animations’ The Angry Birds Movie 2

Review: This sequel does display good voice acting and a nice anti-Thatcher message

Alia Shawkat and Holiday Grainger in Animals

Review: Set in swishest Dublin, film has enough energy to compensate for its many implausibilities

‘Batra finds a quietude and intimacy against Mumbai’s teeming streets.’

Review: Ritesh Batra’s film has enough footing in the real world to scan as light social realism

Actor Montgomery Clift standing outside sound stages at Paramount Studios while  filming A Place in the Sun. Photograph:  Peter Stackpole/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images/Getty

Nephew mines family archives to debunk myth that has defined star’s legacy

New this week: Sandrine Bonnaire and Eriq Ebouaney in A Season in France, showing exclusively at Triskel, Cork

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Marianne Ihlen (left) with her son, and Leonard Cohen (third from left)

Review: Nick Broomfield strikes a balance in his documentary on the singer and his muse

The boat that rocked: Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw in Jaws

New this weekend: Jaws, The Chambermaid, Marianne & Leonard, A Season in France

Director Ritesh Batra: born into a middle-class family in Mumbai in 1979

Director’s new film Photograph has been called a love-letter to Mumbai

Sebastian Croft as brainy Roman teenager Atti and Emilia Jones, the plucky Celt Orla

Review: Kate Nash and Kim Cattrall in cast of ramshackle and goofy children’s comedy

A Season in France depicts lives in masked, quiet desperation

Review: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s film follows two refugees seeking stability

New this week: The Lion King

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That old bleak magic: Maxine Peake in Gwen

New this weekend: Gwen, Varda by Agnès

Marianne Ihlen and Leonard Cohen, from the film Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love. Photograph courtesy of  Roadside Attractions

The young Leonard Cohen met Marianne Ihlen on the Greek island of Hydra, and they began a doomed affair in paradise. Fledgling fil(...)

Keepers: Holliday Grainger and Anna Paquin in Tell It to the Bees

Review: The story of an illicit romance in 1950s Scotland feels dull and contrived

Agnès Varda: Her love of people informed her documentary work. Photograph: Cine-Tamaris

Theme trumps chronology in this final work from the filmmaker, artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague

Eleanor Worthington-Cox as Gwen

Review: Maxine Peake is terrifying. But Eleanor Worthington-Cox carries the film

Eleanor Worthington Cox: We would walk into Tesco apologising because I’d still be covered in fake mud.

The 18-year-old on precocious success and staring in the year’s muddiest movie

New this week: Laia Costa and Josh O’Connor in Only You

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Head shot: Adam Driver in The Dead Don’t Die

New this weekend: The Dead Don’t Die, Only You, Stuber, Eating Animals, The Brink

Carlos Reygadas has refused to disclose how precisely autobiographical his new film’s scenario is, but all the indications are it’s  very autobiographical

Review: A lengthy, controversial couples therapy session by Mexican auteur Carlos Reygadas

For some reason Annabelle Comes Home has no faith in the titular central doll, even though its director, Gary Dauberman, co-wrote all three Annabelle films

Review: Watching the third Annabelle film feels like being part of a horror-movie focus group

Natural chemistry: Laia Costa and Josh O’Connor in Only You

Review: Harry Wootliff’s sensual drama chronicles a losing battle with infertility

Trolling stone: Steve Bannon in The Brink

Review: Occasionally in this documentary, the ex-White House adviser lets his mask slip

Laia Costa: "I’m sure I had emotions on the set of Only You that I have never experienced in real life." Photograph:  Stephane De Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images

The Spanish movie star of the moment on revealing sex scenes, her big break and coming to acting later in life

Bring on the dark: Florence Pugh and Jack Reynor in Midsommar

New this weekend: Midsommar, Spider-Man: Far from Home, Knife + Heart

New this week: Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki in Vita & Virginia

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Review: Florence Pugh shines in Ari Aster’s remarkable slow-burning horror-comedy

Vanessa Paradis (C) in ‘Knife+Heart’

Review: Strap yourselves in, because this is unbridled, fever-pitch cinema

Tom Holland in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Photograph: Sony Pictures

Review: The lack of narrative sophistication is often offset by its splendid cast

Marvel Studios’ president, Kevin Feige, on Spider-Man: Far from Home and the MCU

New this week: Jordanne Jones in Metal Heart

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Day-time tripper: Himesh Patel in Yesterday

New this weekend: Yesterday, Metal Heart, Apollo 11, Support the Girls, In Fabric

Marianne Jean-Baptiste  in In Fabric. Photograph: Curzon/Artificial Eye

Review: Peter Strickland’s latest unnerving film tells the tale of a murderously cursed red dress

The Double Whammies team: deep, thoughtful characterisation make for something richer than nervous energy

Review: This biting satirical film is also a heartfelt salute to female camaraderie

Himesh Patel and Ed Sheeran in Yesterday. Will we hear a medley of best-loved Beatles hits in this movie? You  know the answer.

Review: This Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis comedy is a magical mystery tour worth taking

The director on his new romcom, in which only one man remembers the band existed

Toy Story 4 sees Woody struggling to find purpose in Bonnie’s room.

Woody started out as a jerk, Barbie is a Marxist . . . much like Andy’s toys, the fan theories around the franchise have taken on (...)

New this week: Élodie Bouchez in In Safe Hands, showing exclusively at Triskel Christchurch in Cork

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New this weekend: Toy Story 4, Brightburn, Five Seasons

Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf

Review: Patient documentary offers insight into influential Dutchman but feels overdone

Sandrine Kiberlain and Gilles Lellouche in Jeanne Herry’s In Safe Hands.

Review: Choral structure of Jeanne Herry’s second feature confirms her as versatile talent

Toy Story 4: out on Friday, June 21st

Movies include Apollo 11, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and Once upon a Time... in Hollywood

There are no easy easy answers here, only sadness

If you aren’t obsessed with the films of Hirokazu Kore-eda, then you can’t really like movies

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

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Raúl Castillo and Evan Rosado on the set of We the Animals

Review: This impressionist film is so airy and otherworldly, it might glide away entirely

Alicia von Rittberg as Petra Wetzel in Balloon

Review: This misconceived cold war drama fails to find any contemporary relevance

Alexander Skarsgård and Jesse Eisenberg in The Hummingbird Project. Photograph: Sebastien Raymond/Earhlings Productions/TNS

Review: A story about high-frequency trading that could generate billions from shares

Argentine soccer superstar Diego Maradona after the Napoli team clinches its first Italian major league title in Naples in 1987. Photograph: Meazza Sambucetti/AP

Documentary maker Asif Kapadia on working with one of the best footballers the world has ever seen

All the voices in her head: Julianne Moore in Gloria Bell

New this weekend: Gloria Bell, Late Night, Papi Chulo, Dirty God

New this week: Jessica Chastain and Sophie Turner in X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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Roy Halston Frowick with Liza Minnelli.  Photograph: Dogwoof films

Review: This new documentary is not remotely as sleek as its subject’s creations

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson in Late Night. Photograph: Amazon Studios

Review: A delightful workplace comedy garnished with a sad but genial subplot

In Dirty God Jade indulges in a flirtation with her friend’s boyfriend Naz (Bluey Robinson) that may undermine the last friendship she has.

Review: Debutant Vicky Knight turns in a fine performance in this tale of survival

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson in Late Night

The writer and actor’s comedy Late Night subverts the trope of the ‘uptight career woman’

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