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Wasp Network review: a Cuban confusion
Olivier Assayas’s oblique expat Miama spy drama takes Édgar Ramírez, Penélope Cruz and Gael García Bernal down a dark tunnel of double agency and lost identities, says Brad Stevens.
Friday 7 August 2020
Reviews and recommendations
Selah and the Spades review: no sex please, we’re boarding-school gangsters
Tayarisha Poe’s budding debut follows a new initiate under the wing of Lovie Simone’s commanding 17-year-old drug kingpin, writes Anna Smith.
Friday 17 April 2020
Crip Camp review: irreverence and activism in the glow of summertime
The uplifting story of a radical summer camp for disabled teenagers that shaped several generations, by Hannah McGill.
Thursday 9 April 2020
Who You Think I Am review: Juliette Binoche fakes it for love
Binoche reinvents herself online as a much younger woman in this none-too-subtle addition to the ‘cougar’ cycle, finds Ginette Vincendeau.
Thursday 9 April 2020
The Whalebone Box review: Andrew Kötting journeys into his daughter’s dreams
The filmmaker and his daughter Eden accompany Iain Sinclair on a voyage north, bearing a talisman that radiates with psychic energy, writs Ben Nicholson.
Friday 3 April 2020
Vivarium review: a smart satire on suburban soullessness
The Twilight Zone meets The Truman Show as Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg find themselves trapped in a twisted version of normality, writes Nikki Baughan.
Friday 27 March 2020
System Crasher: a traumatised nine-year-old girl falls through the cracks
Nora Fingscheidt’s powerful debut exposes a system unable to cope with a young girl removed from her mother’s care and prone to fits of uncontrollable rage, by Nikki Baughan.
Welcome to the closet! BFI Flare’s Five Films for Freedom 2020 are online now
While we’re all in isolation, BFI Flare and the British Council’s latest annual compilation of new queer shorts makes a great window on the world, and its newly pressing questions of privacy and outreach, says Ben Walters.
Wednesday 25 March 2020
From the Magazine
Fire Will Come review: Oliver Laxe poses burning questions in the Galician hills
A man returns home to his mother’s farm after serving time for setting a local fire – but is he a pyromanic or simply a scapegoat, asks Jonathan Romney.
Friday 20 March 2020
Dogs Don’t Wear Pants review: a compassionate story of the healing power of kink
A traumatised man finds solace in the strong arms of a dominatrix in this sensitive and sex-positive tale, writes Anton Bitel.
Thursday 19 March 2020
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