Nic Roeg

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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(...)

Apostasy director Daniel Kokotajlo. “The film forced me to look at my own life.” Photograph: Curzon/Artificial Eye

You wait for ages for a movie about the Jehovah’s Witnesses and then two come along at once. The Children’s Act, based on the novel by Ian McEwan and (...)

David Bowie in a still from Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell To Earth

There is a great mystery at the heart of The Man Who Fell to Earth, Nicolas Roeg’s cult film: its soundtrack. There is a persistent rumour that long-(...)

Where was I? Tom Sturridge in Omer Fast’s feature debut Remainder

You would expect an adaptation of a book by Tom McCarthy – author of the difficult Satin Island and C – to deliver something self-conscious and mind-(...)

David Bowie in 1973, during a photoshoot for Pin Ups. Photograph: Justin De Villeneuve/Getty

Over the course of six decades David Bowie released 111 singles – including five UK number ones – 26 studio albums, 46 compilation albums, five EPs an(...)

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What a wonder. So much could have gone wrong with this project, yet so little has. John Curran’s picture tells the astonishing true story of Ro(...)

Under the Skin 2:05

The opening sentence of HG Wells’s The War of the Worlds sugg(...)

Wake in Fright 1:44

En route to Sydney to visit his girlfriend, schoolteacher John Grant (Gary Bond) stops off in “the Yabba”, a muscular, menacing outback town. A bou(...)

Danny Boyle in LA. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Does any other British filmmaker kick up quite so much affection as Danny Boyle? Yes, folk enjoyed Trainspotting (...)