Ciro Guerra

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Eighth Grade: A humane film that recognises there is kindness among the jabbering hostility

It’s the time of year when we invite people to say: “Was that this year? It seems like ages since that came out.” There will be a little less of that(...)

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Carmiña Martínez in Birds of Passage

Once in the bluest of moons, we encounter a freshly minted classic that feels as if it has been around forever. Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent f(...)

Birds of Passage: ‘We discovered the Wayuu was a matriarchal society. The woman has big power in terms of spirituality and commerce.’

Cristina Gallego, co-director of the brilliant Birds of Passage, is remembering how the drugs business changed her native Colombia in the 1970s and 19(...)

Sissy Spacek and Robert Redford in The Old Man & The Gun

The wise old lady of Irish film festivals is back with her strongest programme in some years. Founded in 1956, the Cork Film Festival has had its gidd(...)

 Kristen Stewart  looks at   Cate Blanchett   ahead of the opening of the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Photograph: Getty Images

At lunchtime on Sunday, torrential rain swept its way in from the Mediterranean to drench those squabbling in queues outside various bits of the Canne(...)