Atlantics

It’s heartbreaking how casually the lively, good-humoured Souleiman (Ibrahima Traoré) makes a decision that brings about the end of his young life. Mati Diop’s stunning debut feature Atlantics opens on…

Knives Out

There is a second hand book shop on London’s Charring Cross Road and adjacent to its front door is a shelf – some might call it a shrine – dedicated…

The Nightingale

Following 2014’s maternally-oriented ghost story The Babadook, director Jennifer Kent’s second feature The Nightingale has proved far more divisive with critics, many of them decrying its representations of sexual violence…

Little Women

When you watch Little Women by Greta Gerwig, it’s possible to envisage the original edition of Louisa May Alcott’s classic rites of passage novel that was used to adapt the…

The Two Popes

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce make for a study in opposites as the co-leads of Fernando Meirelles’ talky drama The Two Popes. They portray men on either end of the…

Promare

An exciting cacophony of flames, robots, chiselled torsos and ridiculous catchphrases from its first five minutes, Promare is a near-perfect distillation of the frantic, hyperactive and elaborate work of Hiroyuki…