FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

A fisherman goes on the run as famine looms this week in Arracht - we spoke with director Tom Sullivan - while Ridley Scott questions a historical tale in The Last Duel and Jason is back in Halloween Kills. A kid tries to control a broken robot in Ron's Gone Wrong, an architect takes on a strange commission in The Grand Duke Of Corsica and a stranger enters a gated community in Never Gonna Snow Again. A film editor uncovers a conspiracy in Dashcam and a Hollywood agent's life comes unstuck in The Beta Test. A woman goes to desperate measures to recover her dead sister in The Blazing World, while small time criminals get out of their depth in No Sudden Move and a dying woman tries to unravel a mystery in Fever Dream. A servant investigates a haunting in The Maid and a journalist returning to her Mexican roots is shocked by The Old Ways - see our interview with writer, director and star Marcos Gabriel, Christopher Alender and Brigitte Kali Canales.The former Soviet president is profiled in Gorbachev. Heaven and the Renaissance artist is celebrated in Exhibition On Screen: Raphael Revealed. A teenager makes a disturbing decision in John And The Hole and a woman reevaluates her life in My Little Sister, plus there's a chance to catch Takashi Miike classic The Great Yokai War. The story of Martin Shkreli is told in Pharma Bro and a giant rat is on the loose in The Mutation, plus there's a seasonal rerelease for Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone.

DVD/STREAMING HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of The Dissident on The Dissident Streaming now on Altitude Film and other digital platforms
When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears after entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world are left to piece together the clues to a brutal murder and expose a global cover up perpetrated by the very country he loved.
Packshot of Fever Dream on Fever Dream Streaming now on Netflix
A young woman lies dying far from home. A boy sits beside her. She is not his mother. He is not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, an invisible threat and the power and desperation of family.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you coverage from Newfest in New York, where The First Death Of Joana is screening. We've recently been at the London Film Festival and Manchester's Grimmfest.

You can find additional suggestions to watch on television and streaming services at home in our Stay-at-Home Seven, plus our Streaming Spotlight, which offers five London Film Festival movies to catch at home.

News

Walking the line James Ashcroft on character ambiguities and Coming Home In The Dark

Bowled over Lyle Kash on creating new narratives and making Death And Bowling

A short dive into Ca' Foscari's competition We look at the short film festival's winners and some of our favourites

'We Lived with Volteo for five years' Monika Kotecka and Karolina Poryzała on their girl power documentary feature The Herd

A Lebanese story Eliane Raheb on showing the filmmaking process and making Miguel’s War

From saving goals to shooting film Icelandic goalie Hannes Þór Halldórsson on his movie debut Cop Secret

More news and features

We're bringing you news, reviews and interviews from Newfest in New York



We're looking forward to Sci-Fi London, Abertoir and the London Korean Film Festival.



We've recently covered the London Film Festival, Manchester's Grimmfest, the New York Film Festival, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival, the San Sebastian Film Festival, the Glasgow Youth Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival and Deauville and Frightfest.



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