The former CIA hitman is called back into action this week in The Equalizer 2, big bad shark The Meg noises up some submarines, and kids with superpowers break out of camps in The Darkest Minds. A legendary filmmaker's life is explored in The Eyes Of Orson Welles, a diplomat tries to save his friend in The Negotiator and it's a dog's life in the trenches for Sgt Stubby: An Unlikely Hero. A feud between neighbours gets out of control in Under The Tree and a shy woman discovers her inner desires in The Heiresses - read what director Marcello Martinessi told us about it. Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word chronicles the life of the Pontiff - director Wim Wenders shared his thoughts with us - and there's a celebration of art in Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy, plus there are rereleases for Joan Crawford melodrama Mildred Pierce and black comedy classic Heathers.


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We're looking forward to Frightfest, where Tigers Are Not Afraid is screening.

We've recently been at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.


Frightfest: five films to look forward to What to watch out for at this year's festival

Deepening the mystery Mathieu Amalric and Jeanne Balibar on Barbara and Balibar's Merveilles À Montfermeil

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

I Am Not A Witch selected for Oscar submission Rungano Nyoni's drama is UK nomination for Best Foreign Language film

Donostia Award for DeVito San Sebastian to celebrate comic actor, director and producer's lifetime in film.

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We're looking forward to Frightfest in London later this month, plus the Glasgow Youth Film Festival and New York Film Festival.

We've recently been at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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