A private detective tries to solve the murder of a friend this week in Motherless Brooklyn, a child star stands up to his ex-rodeo clown father in Honey Boy and aliens cause panic in Invasion Planet Earth, while documentary The Cave visits a Syrian hospital forced underground by bombs. An Irishwoman seek revenge in 19th Century Tasmania in The Nightingale, a firefighter battles to save the Earth in animé Promare, and it's Knives Out after the death of a writer. Documentary Shooting The Mafia profiles Sicilian photographer Letizia Battagli and there are rereleases for seasonal favourites Elf and Gremlins, AIDS drama Buddies, Jacques Demy classic The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg and Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut. All this, plus we're bringing you coverage of the French Film Festival.


"Everything is based upon true things that actually happened" - Marco Bellocchio on The Traitor Link

Hijinks ensue when a royal visit is planned in Downton Abbey Link

We check out this year's Golden Globe nominations Link #GoldenGlobes

The Irishman has taken the lead at the Critics Choice Awards. Full film nominations list here - Link

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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.


We've recently been bringing you coverage of Tallinn Black Nights, where Arracht screened, plus we're covering the French Film Festival.


Rooted in reality Marco Bellocchio on the true characters and events in The Traitor

Sharing memories Alba Rohrwacher on Marco Bellocchio, Daughter Of Mine, Lucia's Grace, and storytelling with her sister

Monster challenge Tom Sullivan on cast commitment and shooting his debut feature

Wonders and extremes Alba Rohrwacher on Adam Driver in Hungry Hearts, Arnaud Desplechin and Sworn Virgin

Marriage Story tops Golden Globe nominations Critics ask "Where are the women?"

The Irishman leads Critics Choice nominations Full list of contenders revealed

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We're bringing you coverage of the French Film Festival.

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

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