FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

A dance student stumbles upon a coven of witches this week in the reimagined Suspiria, Keanu Reeves plays a diamond dealer in danger in Siberia, a writing tutor and a student develop a dangerous obsession in The Workshop and the relationship between humans and nature is explored in Becoming Animal. A family is in crisis in Wildlife and a group of Widows find themselves forced to band together to pull off a heist. A small community responds to the loss of a child in Waru, an ageing hitman offers to help a suicidal youth in Dead In A Week (Or Your Money Back) and documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? celebrates US kids' TV host Fred Rogers. There's an anthology of tales in The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs - read what its creators, the Coen Brothers, said about it. Peter Jackson colourises the First World War in They Shall Not Grow Old and the tale of Robert The Bruce is told in Outlaw King. All this, plus we have coverage of the French Film Festival UK and Talinn Black Nights.

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of The Blood Of Hussain on DVD The Blood Of Hussain DVD Review
The annual mourning procession for the murdered Hussain, grandson of the prophet Muhammad, is the setting for an allegorical tale of revolutionary struggle against injustice and oppression
Packshot of Last Year In Marienbad on DVD Last Year In Marienbad DVD Review
A man tries to convince a woman that they had an affair the year before.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you news and reviews from the French Film Festival UK, which opened with Sink Or Swim - watch the trailer reel above - and Tallinn Black Nights. Our Marrakech Film Festival coverage is coming soon.

We've recently been at the Seville Film Festival, Welsh scarefest Abertoir, the Dunoon Film Festival and DOC NYC, Made In Prague, Mostra De Valencia and the New York Film Festival.

News

Visual storytelling Stacy Cochran on costume design, camouflage and Write When You Get Work

Into the future through the past Rupert Maconick in conversation on Takumi: A 60,000 Hour Story On the Survival Of Human Craft

Never finished Franz Rogowski on Christian Petzold's Transit and The State We Are In

Computer says no Paul Hyett on technology, the creative process and Peripheral

Alien and Matrix events planned for Glasgow Film Festival Celebration of Belgian cinema will also take place

Fokus returns for fourth year Festival showcases German films across Scotland

Marrakech announces official selection Festival dedicates tribute to Jillali Ferhati

More news and features

We're bringing you reviews from the French Film Festival UK and Talinn Black Nights.



We're looking forward to the Marrakech Film Festival and the Scottish Queer International Film Festival.



We've recently been covering the the Seville Film Festival, Welsh scarefest Abertoir, the Dunoon Film Festival, documentary focus DOC NYC, the Czech Republic's Made In Prague, the London Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.



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