This week, aswitchboard operator and a DJ investigate strange goings on in a small town in The Vast Of Night, while a dairy farmer takes on a co-operative in The County and a young man who cared for his mother before her death finds himself slipping into addiction in Castle In The Ground and a former child star is kidnapped by a fan in Celebrity Crush. The BFI has released a series of Akira Kurosawa classics on its player, including Seven Samurai, Throne Of Blood, Ran, Rashomon and Ikiru. Also streaming is The Flavour Of Green Tea Over Rice by fellow Japanese master Yasujirô Ozu. Merchant Ivory classics have also come on stream at Curzon, including Heat And Dust and Maurice, plus they've added films from the Cohen Restoration Library, including The Day The Earth Caught Fire and Daughters Of The Dust. Meanwhile, spacefarers encounter the unexpected in Blood Machines, a teenager invents a radio that can listen to the past in Soundwave, survivors fight it out after a nuclear war this week in Edge Of Extinction and a woman rents a house from a man who really doesn't like millenials in Killer Instinct. Streaming in the US, a widower takes his wife's ashes to Ireland with his estranged son in tow in End Of Sentence - read our interview with John Hawkes and Elfar Adelsteins.


From the archive and screening today as part of the We Are One online film festival: Eeb Allay Oooh Link #WeAreOneGFF

A teenager finds herself helping a jock woo a girl that she also seriously fancies in The Half Of It Link

A DJ and a switchboard operator investigate strange happenings in their small town in The Vast Of Night


This week's Streaming Spotlight is Sundance With Subtitles Link

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Packshot of Danger Close on DVD Danger Close DVD Review
The true story of the Anzac's Battle of Long Tan in Vietnam.
Packshot of The Criminal on DVD The Criminal DVD Review
A freshly released convict aims for a fresh heist.


Check out our latest weekly column, the Stay-At-Home Seven, which suggests films you can watch on UK TV or streaming services in the coming days, this week including The Raid 2. We've also got a Streaming Spotlight on Sundance With Subtitles, plus we're bringing you coverage of the online programming from Tribeca Film Festival and the Chattanooga Film Festival.


Streaming Spotlight: Sundance With Subtitles This week we look at some world cinema gems from the indie festival

Changing visions Nicholas Ashe Bateman on doing things differently in The Wanting Mare

Forbidden fruit Keola Racela on wholesomeness, horror and comedy in Porno

Stay-At-Home Seven: May 25-June 1 A selection of films to catch on UK TV and streaming services this week.

Bringing fantasy to life Nicholas Ashe Bateman on fantasy, technology, time and The Wanting Mare

Cannes to reveal Official Selection Plans for festival imprint on approved titles for cinema release and festivals

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We've recently been bringing you coverage of the Chattanooga Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival online selection.

Shortly before lockdown, we were at the New York Rendez-Vous With French Cinema, the Glasgow Film Festival, the Berlinale, Scottish feminist festival Femspectives, and Sundance in Utah.

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