Lincoln offers everything promised, with fine performances, gripping political drama and a classic Steven Spielberg subject.
Hors Satan, Bruno Dumont’s latest, is as sparse and uncompromising as ever, and is probably Dumont’s best film.
Despite early promise, Gangsters, Guns & Zombies sadly becomes another forgettable addition to the genre, despite its amusing British gangster sensibilities
Berberian Sound Studio is a thrillingly creepy homage to analogue cinema that works on almost every level.
Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Les Misérables is a theatrical yet gritty take on a much-loved musical.
Forks Over Knives offers some hard to swallow findings supported by scientific explanation on topics such as why we find it easy to gorge on unhealthy food.
The Impossible is a fantastically shot and heart-wrenching piece that isn’t flawless but more than worth your time.
Equal parts baffling and charming, The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck takes some work but is ultimately a more than worth while experience.
The Kid With a Bike is a fairytale, Dardenne brothers style. Bright, bold, and unashamedly emotional.
Lorna’s sham marriage to Claudy is getting in the way of her dreams of owning a snack bar. The film is a fraught drama that stays inscrutable till the end.
Baraka conveys all the beauty and emotion of a dream, guiding you through both the natural and human world. Not just a film, this is an experience to relish.
Clive Owen stars in psychological chiller Intruders, set in London and Madrid and directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.
Alain Resnais’ You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet is a clever fantastically acted piece that may prove a little too self-reflexive for some.
The Girl is an interesting yet unremarkable drama concerning Hitchcock’s obsession with a woman starring Toby Jones and Sienna Miller.
The Hunters, or Jägarna, is a well built and engrossing crime drama drawing on the huge talents of its cast and director to construct a simmering and tense thriller.