The actor and director has been in fiery form of late. His latest film, a feminist take on the high plains yarn, stars Hilary Swank as a brave frontierswoman. But don’t dare call it a western

The main programme this year is dominated by serious, off-centre film-makers including Loach, Leigh and the Dardennes, while a welcome sprinkling of controversy accompanies a film about the late Princess Grace

Only 16, Hailee Steinfeld’s CV already boasts an Oscar nod and roles alongside the likes of Bridges, Ford Streep and Kingsley. How did she find herself in such illustrious company? “I never really found something that I loved as much as I love acting,” she tells Tara Brady

What better way to get you through the dark winter nights than beneath the flickering lights of a warm movie theatre? Donald Clarke runs through all the cinema releases between now and the new year


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