Bruno Ganz

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Roman Griffin Davis (left) has dinner with his imaginary friend Adolf and mother in  the second World War satire Jojo Rabbit. Photograph: Kimberley French

Philosophers still argue over what Theodor Adorno meant by “to write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric”. We can, however, safely wager that those who(...)

Cannes 2019: Penélope Cruz and Raúl Arévalo in Pain and Glory (Dolor y Gloria), directed by Pedro Almodóvar

New work from Terrence Malick, Ken Loach, Pedro Almodóvar and the Dardenne brothers will compete for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival next m(...)

Actor Bruno Ganz at the Venice Film Festival in 2015. Photograph: Andrew Medichini/AP

Actor Bruno Ganz, who died of cancer at his home in Zurich on Saturday aged 77, will be popularly remembered for two roles: as the bemused, partially (...)

Uma Thurman and Matt Dillon: an attack on misogyny or a celebration of it? With Von Trier, you never get a chance to find out

A hint of guilt has always attended the appreciation of Lars von Trier’s work. It’s not just that you feel yourself absorbing unlovely attitudes to ge(...)

This talented ensemble  gamely force this year’s most atrocious dialogue through their respective gobs

It’s bad form to expect movie goers to fork out for a film that, without credits, stumbles just past the hour mark. Insufficient length, however, is t(...)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are rival con artists scamming wealthy marks on the French Riviera in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'. Their one-upmanship makes for one of cinema’s great comic rivalries

A few years ago, we published a guide to the best films available on Netflix. It proved to be one of our most popular stories ever. Since then many n(...)

Stellan Skarsgård is Nils, a snowplough driver who goes on a vengeful rampage after his son is murdered. Moving stealthily and violently through the h(...)

Film review: The Counsellor

THE COUNSELLOR *Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Rubén Blades, Rosie Pere(...)

There’s a whole lot of staring going on in Werner Herzog’s magnificent reworking of FW Murnau’s 1922 classic Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens, th(...)