FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

A scandal at Fox News is dramatised this week in Bombshell, two soldiers are sent on a dangerous mission in Golden Globe winner 1917 and Terrence Malick tells the story of a man who resisted Nazi conscription in A Hidden Life. A girl discovers that she can control the rain in animé Weathering With You, a lawyer fights to save a condemned man in Just Mercy, a jeweller takes a risk in Uncut Gems and a troubled young woman finds a mentor in A Serial Killer's Guide To Life. Documentary Midnight Traveler follows an Afghan family forced to go on the run, a film icon is celebrated in Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché and a fan favourite takes centre stage in Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters. All this, plus there's a rerelease for Jodorowsky western El Topo and we're bringing you interviews and reviews from Palm Springs.

TWITTER

An orphaned girl is aided by ghosts in animé Okko's Inn Link

A woman makes a desperate phone call in Oscar-nominated short A Sister (Une Soeur) Link #Oscars

An explosives expert goes on a secret mission to stop a volcano destroying the Korean peninsula in Ashfall Link

Parasite and Jojo Rabbit were among the winners at this year's Eddies Link

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of The Criminal on DVD The Criminal DVD Review
A freshly released convict aims for a fresh heist.
Packshot of The Go-Between on DVD The Go-Between DVD Review
When a youngster goes to stay with a wealthy friend, he finds himself caught up as a messenger boy for a clandestine affair.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you all the latest from the first big festival of the year, Palm Springs, where Retablo is screening. Plus we're looking forward to Sundance.

News

Tied together by the moon Marco Bellocchio on the soundtrack, locations, nature and the moons in The Traitor

Precise construction Bertrand Bonello on Jacques Tourneur, George Romero and Zombi Child

Exploring human complexity Kôji Fukada on A Girl Missing, Alfred Hitchcock’s colour palette and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

Parasite wins top award at the Eddies Cathy Repola receives heritage award

French cinema chases the blues Binoche comedy opens Paris film event

Synchronic to open Glasgow Frightfest Full line-up revealed

More news and features

We're bringing you all the latest from the first of this year's big festivals, Palm Springs.



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



We've recently been at the French Film Festival and Tallinn Black Nights, Welsh horror spectacular Abertoir, the London Korean Film Festival and DOC NYC and the Valencia Film Festival.



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