Udo Kier

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The events depicted are as appalling as the reports from Venice and Toronto suggested.

It is exactly a year since the Venice Film Festival provided confirmation that it is still possible for a motion picture – a monochrome art film at th(...)

Released against The Hunt, the second and superior of this week’s riffs on The Most Dangerous Game is the riotous Bacurau. Written and directed by Kle(...)

Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself

The pulling forward of the Oscars has caused confusion for Irish folk who structure their calendars around the world of film. Doesn’t the event usuall(...)

Rosamund Pike in Radioactive

The filmmaker Paulette McDonagh, working with her actor sister Isabel McDonagh and art director third sibling, Phyllis McDonagh, made a series of self(...)

Don’t bet against The Painted Bird winning the Golden Bear at Venice this weekend. 

There’s so much to the theatrical experience that you can’t get from a watching a film on even the biggest television. The communal buzz. The envelopi(...)

Les Misérables

Here’s a question nobody seems to be asking. What effect have the gilets jaunes disturbances had on the Cannes film festival? The last time the bash b(...)

Joaquin Phoenix as John Callahan

The title refers to a cartoon by the late John Callahan. A huddle of mounted cowboys peers at a wheelchair abandoned in the lonely desert. The leader (...)

Barry Keoghan and Evan Peters in ‘American Animals’

The British director Bart Layton came to prominence in 2012 with the award-winning documentary The Imposter, an intriguing account of a 1997 case in w(...)

Vince Vaughn: brooding brilliance

Is there any end to the mighty talents of director, producer, cinematographer, and sometime novelist Steven Craig Zahler? As with his terrific horror-(...)