FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

Mary Queen Of Scots gets the biopic treatment again this week while Timothée Chalamet plays a Beautiful Boy hooked on drugs - see what screenwriter Luke Davies had to say about it. Interwoven stories explore the police killing of an African American in Monsters And Men and there's a poetic snapshot of life for black kids in the US South in Hale County This Morning, This Evening - we spoke to director RaMell Ross. Keira Knightley plays a legendary French writer 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 and comedy mingles with sadness for Stan & Ollie. Meanwhile, the plight of asylum seekers is explored in Island Of The Hungry Ghosts - read our interview with director Gabrielle Brady.

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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

Doing the right thing Desirae Brown on creating music, activism, childhood and The 5 Browns: Digging Through The Darkness

Interconnecting the layers Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck on Patricia Rommel and Never Look Away

Inspired by science Eliza McNitt on Jessica Chastain, Darren Aronofsky and her VR experience Spheres

Wish you were here Lin Shaye on The Final Wish, character creation, horror, comedy and The Grudge

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

2019 Oscar nominations announced Roma, The Favourite, Vice, BlackKklansman and Black Panther are among the front runners

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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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