Ryan Gilbey is the New Statesman's film critic. He is also the author of It Don't Worry Me (Faber), about 1970s US cinema, and a study of Groundhog Day in the "Modern Classics" series (BFI Publishing). He was named reviewer of the year in the 2007 Press Gazette awards and is Film Critic in Residence at Falmouth University.
Us is part uncanny comedy, part home invasion thriller, and part zombie horror.
The artist's extraordinary new film reveals his bruised and complex view of the past.
David Robert Mitchell’s original and electrifying third film is a shaggy-dog story.
Brie Larson brings amused intelligence to the Marvel franchise as Carol Danvers.
Plus violent Polish mafia blockbuster Kobiety Mafii 2.
I was glad the wrong film won. At least it shook things up.
The film uses an inexperienced cast to depict life on the margins.
Naturalistic makeup gives weight and potency to Ali Abbasi’s touching fantasy about a troll who polices the Swedish border.
Abdellatif Kechiche’s follow-up to Blue is the Warmest Colour is proving to be just as controversial as his last film.
Pike’s tenacity, swagger and depth are astonishing.