FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

Aladdin gets a live-action makeover, this week, and Elton's John's life is realised in fantasy musical biopic Rocketman - see what Taron Egerton and Richard Madden had to say about it. Best friends enjoy a last rave together as Beats and go for a wild night of partying in Booksmart, while an ageing drag queen befriends a beginner in Tucked - see our interview with director Jamie Patterson. Meanwhile, the drug trade spells trouble for an indigenous family in Birds Of Passage. In the documentary department, tennis is in the spotlight in John McEnroe: In The Realm Of Perfection, while XY Chelsea considers the life of civil rights campaigner and whisteblower Chelsea Manning. The Caped Crusader's 80th anniversary sees Batman and Batman Returns back on the big screen, while there's also a rerelease for Kubrick classic Dr Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb. Plus there's still time to catch Pokémon Detective Pikachu and we're bringing you news, reviews and interviews direct from the Cannes Film Festival.

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FESTIVALS

We're reporting from Cannes, where Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood received a six-minute standing ovation. Claude Lelouch and Anouk Aimée are back on the Croisette with The Best Years Of A Life. Recent reviews include Sick Sick Sick and Port Authority. Plus, how to catch some of the Cannes shorts from the comfort of your own home and the Critics' Week winners.

Our other recent coverage includes Dundead, Tribeca Film Festival, the Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival and BFI Flare.

News

Stallone starts a stampede in Cannes Rambo and Rocky star on stories, politics, physique and optimism

The performers Jamie Patterson on working with Derren Nesbitt, Steve Oram and Jordan Stephens on Tucked

'Outsiders' praise love letter to Hollywood Pitt, DiCaprio and Robbie rally around Tarantino

Spy catcher Aviva Kempner on Moe Berg and The Spy Behind Home Plate

Parasite takes Cannes Palme d’Or Dardennes, Banderas and Sciamma among other winners

Brazil takes top honour Cannes Un Certain Regard sidebar reveals winners

Tarantino pooch takes Palm Dog award Tails wagging for Brandy - “a great actress.”

More news and features

We're bringing you full coverage of the Cannes Film Festival.



We still have reviews coming in from the Tribeca Film Festival and Dundee horror spectacular Dundead, while our other recent coverage includes the Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival and New Directors/New Films.



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