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Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman

Cinema Nothing beats the collective atmosphere of enjoying a festive film – whose lines you almost know by heart – with a couple of hundred other fan(...)

No contemporary screen actor can do duplicity quite like the great Jacki Weaver. There comes a moment in the lovely dying-young drama Irreplaceable Yo(...)

There’s a moment in Easy Rider when Peter Fonda looks at his watch and throws it away. Perhaps he had the right idea. No timepiece since Christopher W(...)

“No one likes a pop idol with a tarnished reputation”

Satoshi Kon, the Japanese film-maker and comic-book artist, died from pancreatic cancer in 2010. He was 46. Seven years on and finally the late, great(...)

Géza Morcsányi and Alexandra Borbély in On Body and Soul

This marvellous offbeat romance, a deserving winner of this year’s Golden Bear and potentially perfect double-bill pairing with Paul Thomas Anderson’s(...)

Genocidal Organ: centres on themes of  political skulduggery, military outsourcing and public apathy

“The day New York’s Twin Towers were lost, something inside us changed,” says Genocidal Organ’s protagonist of his technologically connected and perso(...)

Lars is one of three youngsters in far-flung Niaqornat in northwest Greenland. Call it globalisation, but there’s something comforting and familiar ab(...)

We know Joachim Lafosse’s harrowing, award- winning new drama is headed toward an emotional abyss right from the start, when an overt(...)

Maho Yamada and Mikako Ichikawa in Naoko Ogigami’s Rent-a-Cat

A welcoming note in the programme for the upcoming Japanese Film Festival speaks of vernal beginnings and the coming of the cherry blossoms. On(...)