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Emmanuelle Devos

Francophiles have, for decades, been arguing that their favourite nation produces the sort of films Hollywood doesn’t make any more. That might now be(...)

Make Up

If one wanted to be perverse – and why not? – then one could find something of Daphne du Maurier in this excellent feature debut from Claire Oakley. A(...)

Alfre Woodard as Bernadine in Clemency

It is not uncommon for opponents of capital punishment to argue that the practice demeans and compromises those tasked with its administration. That i(...)

Lise Leplat Prudhomme in Joan of Arc

JOAN OF ARC/JEANNE ★★★★☆ Directed by Bruno Dumont. Starring Lise Leplat Prudhomme, Jean-Francois Causeret, Daniel Dienne, Fabien Fenet, Robert Ha(...)

Isabelle Huppert in Mia Hansen-Løve’s 2016 film Things to Come.

There was a bit of muttering when it emerged that Mark Cousins – a man! – was to compile a 14-hour history of women directors at work. A sensitive fel(...)

US president Jimmy Carter’s motorcade leaves Three Mile Island nuclear power station after the accident on April 1st, 1979. Photograph: Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park

Vicki Lesley’s entertaining documentary feels like that rarest of very rare things: a genuinely balanced engagement with a controversial issue. Bringi(...)

Catrinel Marlon in The Whistlers

THE WHISTLERS ★★★★☆ Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu. Starring Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar, Agustí Villaronga, Sabin Tambrea. Curzon Home(...)

La Dolce Vita: Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni  in a scene from Federico Fellini’s 1960 film available on Curzon Home Cinema.

In 2017 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) quite rightly recognised Curzon with an award for outstanding British contribution to (...)

So has Liam Neeson got himself out of jail? Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

So has Liam Neeson got himself out of jail? Following the publication of an extraordinary interview in which he admitted planning to indiscriminately (...)

Netflix’s Roma:  the Oscar-tipped film directed by  Alfonso Cuaron.   Photograph: Netflix

Leading Irish independent cinemas have appealed to Netflix over what they see as unfair treatment over theatrical releases of its films, including the(...)

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