FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

Dalton Trumbo, the man who stood up to McCarthy, is celebrated in cinemas this week - we spoke to diector Jay Roach - while another legend in remembered in Janis: Little Girl Blue - D.A. Pennebaker shared his memories. Icelandic farmers reconcile an old feud in Rams - we chatted to director Grímur Hákonarson - and there's a remake of Point Break, plus Zac Efron and Robert De Niro take a road trip in Dirty Grandpa. Journalists take on institutional child abuse in Spotlight - see what screenwriter Josh Singer told us about it. A composer and film director come under pressure in Youth and a psychiatrist finds out his patients are ghosts in Backtack. All this, plus we still have reviews coming in from Sundance.

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A community scared by a murder turns on an eccentric loner in Forties French classic Panique Link #GFF16

The corruption that led to the 2008 crash is explored through musical numbers in Johnnie To's Office Link #GFF16

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of My Nazi Legacy on DVD My Nazi Legacy DVD Review
A lawyer becomes fascinated with two men: both sons of famous Nazi Generals, and both with polar opposite views of their fathers’ hand in the war.
Packshot of Among Ravens on DVD Among Ravens DVD Review
The introduction of a stranger to an annual gathering of friends and family throws strained relationships into sharp relief.

FESTIVALS

Hail Ceasar will open Glasgow Film Festival on February 17 and we're bringing you early coverage. Plus we are still adding reviews from Sundance Film Festival and looking forward to the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in March.

News

In a different light Spotlight's Neal Huff on Wes Anderson, Hitchcock/Truffaut, Kimberly Levin and more.

Sweet smell of success Derek Lam and Henry Joost talk about ten films inspired by fragrances.

No holds barred Felix van Groeningen on music, hedonism and real-life inspiration in Belgica.

Mission impossible Atom Egoyan on the mysteries of Remember.

Immortal images Jane Birkin on Jacques Rivette, Agnès Varda and a special cat.

Truman triumphs at Goyas Cesc Gay's comedy drama wins five awards.

More news and features

We're bringing you all the latest from Sundance and Horror-on-Sea.



We're looking forward to the Glasgow Film Festival and the Glasgow Youth Film Festival.



We still have reviews coming in from the French Film Festival UK and DOC NYC.



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