FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

A grieving mother shakes up a small town this week in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri while Winston Churchill sees Britain through its Darkest Hour. The story of John Paul Getty's kidnap is dramatised in Ridley Scott's All The Money In The World, an army captain escorts a Cheyenne chief through dangerous territory in Hostiles and Ben Stiller has a mid-life crisis in Brad's Status. A railway worker who finds a lot of money tries to do the right thing in Glory, Mexican Oscar entry Tempestad looks at victims of corruption, and we're bringing you coverage of the Palm Springs film festival.

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Russian dashcam footage has been edited together into documentary The Road Movie Link

Alberto Vazquez retrospective comes to Scotland Link

The stories of how two women fell prey to corruption are told in Mexican Foreign Language Oscar entry Tempestad Link

New Pussy Riot documentary Act And Punishment places the group in the context of Russian art history Link

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

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After the untimely death of Korea’s biggest crime syndicate chairman, power struggle between top lieutenants begins.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you news and reviews direct from Palm Springs, which will open with The Post, and then we'll be off to Sundance for a first look at some of this year's indie favourites.

Meanwhile, back on this side of the Atlantic, we're looking forward to Glasgow Film Festival.

News

It never was you Laurie Simmons on My Art and pushing boundaries

On the road Paolo Virzì on Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren and The Leisure Seeker

Making a connection David Chirchirillo on Bad Match, online dating and the legacy of Fatal Attraction

Behind the mask Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo on taking on the legacy of Leatherface

Alberto Vazquez retrospective comes to Scotland Spanish animator will also host masterclass

Palm Springs announces winners Félicité, The Charmer and The Insult among prizes.

More news and features

We're bringing you news and reviews direct from Palm Springs, the first of this year's festivals.



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



We wrapped up last year with coverage from Made In Prague, Welsh horror festival Abertoir, the London Korean Film Festival, DOC NYC, the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival and the Cambridge Film Festival.



Read our full for recent coverage.


Visit our festivals section.

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