FILMS OUT THIS WEEK
A woman gets caught up in a cult this week in At Night Comes Wolves, while three siblings face off against the KKK in Death Ranch. There's a re-release for pre-Raphaelite drama Effie Gray and a masterclass in filmmaking in Clapboard Jungle - read what director Justn McConnell told us about it. A woman is accused of witchcraft in The Reckoning - see our interview with director and star Neil Marshall and Charlotte Kirk - while an extreme sports fan is recruited by a secret agency in The Rookies and a rich girl playing gangster leads to Havoc. A fisherman goes searching for his stolen sons in Valley Of Souls, a woman seeks vengeance in Promising Young Woman, lives become entangled in Istanbul in Ghosts, and woman has to reckon with a haunted house in The Inheritance. Small town teens face an alien invasion in Assimilate and a vigilante couple pursue drug dealers in Red Rage.
"This grace is my mother" - Jonas Bak on Wood And Water Link
Manchester's HOME plans season dedicated to the art of filmmaking Link
Lobster Soup profiles a small community cafe bar and its clientele in Iceland Link #VdR2021
"I was very excited and happy" - Amalia Ulman on opening New Directors/New Films with El Planeta Link
NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS
This week, we're bringing you some reviews from Visions Du Réel, where Zinder is screening. We're also looking forward to New York's New Directors/New Films later this month. You can catch up with the latest titles to stream at home in our Stay-At-Home Seven and we're shining our Streaming Spotlight on Aussie female directors.
Letting go Jonas Bak on the city, the forest and Wood And Water
Glamorous consciousness Amalia Ulman on El Planeta and opening New Directors/New Films
Stay-At-Home Seven: April 19-25 TV and streaming highlights this week
A grey zone Elvira Lind on dealing with loneliness and attempts to connect in The Letter Room
Invisible hands Kaouther Ben Hania on Beauty And The Dogs and The Man Who Sold His Skin
The new king Maite Alberdi on friendships and discoveries in The Mole Agent
HOME plans season about act of filmmaking Showcase to coincide with easing of Covid restrictions