The students at Hogwarts are living in an echo chamber of secrets.
Dumont isn’t satirising small-town small-mindedness so much as trying to understand how it functions – where it starts, what inflames it.
In that grey area between documentary and fiction, the movie finds a new kind of truth.
This film laments the way Winehouse's life was intruded upon while relying on the same methods to create drama.
Dear White People never exactly loosens up; the screenplay would make a good PhD thesis.
To dismiss him as a right-wing cigar-chomper would be to disregard that rare phenomenon – a true star, an embodiment of the aspirations of his time.
The Beta Band's John Maclean makes his directorial debut with a wry, rootsy love story.
A new BBC Four documentary reminds us not to take this director for granted.
Films set on trains are some of the best.
It takes a lot to keep an audience onside when it’s not clear what the thrust of a film is, but Les combattants manages it.
Ryan Gilbey reviews two sequels: The Look of Silence and Jurassic World.
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