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Lily Gladstone and Leonardo di Caprio in Killers of the Flower Moon

Once again we stick our fingers into chicken innards and predict what the 10 best picture nominees will be at the 2023 Oscars. We did well last year. (...)

Björn Andrésen, now 66, is the subject of Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri’s fine documentary The Most Beautiful Boy in the World.

Two years ago, following the release of Ari Aster’s excellent horror Midsommar, cineastes happened upon a remarkable piece of trivia. As weirdness esc(...)

Emily Mortimer and Bella Heathcote in Relic

RELIC ★★★★☆ Directed by Natalie Erika James. Starring Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, Bella Heathcote, Steve Rodgers. VOD, 89 min  The fracture(...)

50 scary films to watch at Halloween
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  • October 18, 2020, 06:00

No Halloween parties. No trick-or-treating. What else is there to do but scare ourselves silly watching some terrifying films? Below you’ll find 50(...)

Kerry’s own Jessie Buckley in I’m Thinking of Ending Things. Photograph: Netflix

Savour canny acquisitions and ambitious original productions. And catch the classics while you can. They may not be there next month. There h(...)

Robert Pattinson stars as Ephraim Winslow and Willem Dafoe stars as Thomas Wake in The Lighthouse (2019) Photo: Eric Chakeen/A24

Ahrr, maties! It’s mid-May at the Cannes film festival and the Mediterranean has put on a show for The Lighthouse. Robert Eggers’s briny follow-up to (...)

Art Simon and Paul Garfunkel: Bridge over Troubled Water was  the best-selling LP for 1971, 1972 and 1973.  Yet no student  ever posed with it under their oxter. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty

I’ll tell you what I hate (again). I hate the “[X] for people who don’t like [X]” construction. Nothing is more likely to win me round to the merits o(...)

Midsommar, directed by Ari Aster, takes third place

Oh look, it’s that person again. “I haven’t been to the cinema for years as there’s never anything good on.” “Really? Did you not enjoy Marriage Story(...)

Saoirse Ronan is transcendent as a fraught teenager who is closer to her mother than their fuming rows would suggest, in Lady Bird

Don’t get in a state. You should know that we do this now. Be grateful that we were polite enough to wait until the end of June before naming our favo(...)

Gabriel Byrne and Tony Collettte in  ‘Hereditary’, ‘a devastating portrait of an American family in sudden, inexplicable decline’

Everybody associated with Ari Aster’s Hereditary should be patting themselves vigorously on the back. Right?  After generating the noisiest buzz(...)

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