FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

Kiera Knightley plays a legendary French writer this week in Colette - read our three part interview with director Wash Westmoreland - while more recent biopic The Front Runner tackles the story of Senator Gary Hart. Comedy mingles with sadness for Stan & Ollie and ladies in waiting compete to be The Favourite of a queen - see our interview with Yorgos Lanthimos, Emma Stone, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn and Tony McNamara - while a journalist takes on a dead man's identity in The Passenger. Meanwhile, the plight of asylum seekers is explored in Island Of The Hungry Ghosts - read our interview with director Gabrielle Brady - and US judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is profiled in RBG.

TWITTER

RaMell Ross talks about the influence of Apichatpong Weerasethakul on Hale County This Morning, This Evening Link

A former national security advisor turns whistleblower in An Acceptable Loss Link

Australia is invaded by aliens in Occupation Link - on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download from Monday

The Summer Of The Electric Lion offers a child's eye view of a religious cult Link #Sundance2019 #Sundance

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of Gosford Park on Blu-Ray Gosford Park Blu-Ray Review
Murder and mystery at a party in a stately home.
Packshot of Secret Santa on DVD Secret Santa DVD Review
The Pope family’s Christmas Eve dinner goes horribly and hilariously wrong when someone puts something in the party punch causing everyone to tell the unvarnished truth at the already dysfunctional holiday reunion.

FESTIVALS

As 2019 begins, we're looking forward to Sundance Film Festival UK, which will screen Birds Of Passage in its Spotlight section. Next month, we'll also be bringing you coverage of Berlin Film Festival and Glasgow Film Festival.

News

The myth and the dream RaMell Ross on Hale County This Morning, This Evening and the influence of Apichatpong Weerasethakul

A cinematic blessing Simon Lereng Wilmont on The Distant Barking Of Dogs

Piercing sincerity Morgan Neville on Fred Rogers and Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Good at being bad Patrick Kilpatrick on Nicolas Roeg, Steven Spielberg, Sean Connery and his career as a villain

Piecing it together Luke Davies on the evolving scenes and editing in Felix van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy

Real-life fiction Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau on the script, sound design and horses' eyes in The Rider

French accent on comedy strikes gold Comedies clean up at the global box office

More news and features

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



We've recently been covering the French Film Festival UK, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival, the Marrakech Film Festival and Talinn Black Nights .



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