FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

The weather goes wild this week in Twisters, while romance blossoms in a chicken packing factory in musical Chuck Chuck Baby - see what director Janis Pugh told us about it. An Iranian mother tries to escape her abusive husband in Shayda, while BritPop fans can enjoy documentary Blur: To The End. Gru and the minions are back in Despicable Me 4, while romance blossoms in the shadow of Apollo 11 in Fly Me To The Moon. A serial killer leaves a trail of disturbing clues in Longlegs and an undead monster stalks the woods in In A Violent Nature. Slapstick action goes wild with Hundreds Of Beavers - we interviewed director and star Mike Cheslik and Ryland Brickson Cole Tews. On the documentary front, Agent Of Happiness heads to Bhutan to look at surveyors and respondents of the Happiness Index - read what directors Arun Bhattarai and Dorottya Zurbó told us about it. All this, plus there's a big screen re-release for Forrest Gump.

We also have a great selection of film and streaming suggestions in our Stay-at-Home Seven, plus read our Streaming Spotlight on gardening films.

DVD/STREAMING HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of Dirty Pop: The Boy Band Scam on Dirty Pop: The Boy Band Scam Streaming now on Netflix
A consideration of Lou Pearlman's impact on the world of pop music - and his crimes.
Packshot of Bleeding Love on Bleeding Love Streaming now on Apple TV
After overdosing on benzodiazepines and opioids, a young woman is picked up from the hospital by her father and the two embark on a road trip together. He was absent during most of her childhood due to addiction. In a last ditch effort to save her, he attempts to convince her to get sober.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you news, reviews and interviews from the Fantasia International Film Festival, where Bookworm is screening.

News

A little bit of life Tatiana Huezo on capturing the moment in The Echo

Her own anchor Haley Bennett and Thomas Napper on Widow Clicquot

Under gaslight Tatjana Anders on identifying toxic relationships and making Your Reality

In the moment Alice Englert on planning, instinct and letting rip in Bad Behaviour

Full throttle emotions Antoine Chevrollier on exploring the violence of the teenage 'bubble' in Block Pass

Nickel Boys to open New York Film Festival Dennis Lim praises Colson Whitehead adaptation

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