FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

A teenager seeks an outlet for her anger this week in Jellyfish, a woman tries to uncover the secrets of her past in Alita: Battle Angel and a couple run into trouble when they foster three kids in Instant Family. A man's plan to murder a sex worker goes awry in Piercing - read our interview with director Nicolas Pesce - a young couple fall foul of racism in If Beale Street Could Talk and a young man undergoes gay 'conversion' therapy in Boy Erased. A Duplo invasion wreaks havoc in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part,the final days of Shakespeare's life are dramatised in All Is True and A Private War looks at the life of war correspondent Marie Colvin. There's a re-release for popular romcom Notting Hill and a chance to see Barbara Stanwyck in action in The Lady Eve, plus we're bringing you news and reviews from the Glasgow Film Festival and we we still have reviews coming in from the Berlinale and Sundance.

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Xavier Legrand's Custody has won Best Film at the Césars Link #Cesar2019

A terminally ill man transforms into a woman to try and fool Death in The Man Who Surprised Everyone Link #GFF19

We look at the events of days one and two of the Glasgow Film Festival Link #GFF19

Batsheva Hay in conversation on Little Women, Wuthering Heights, drawing inspiration, and establishing relationship… Link

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of Human Desire on Blu-Ray Human Desire Blu-Ray Review
Blackmailed by her violent husband, a woman tries to persuade her lover to murder him.
Packshot of Blindspotting on DVD Blindspotting DVD Review
A buddy comedy in a world that won't let it be one.

FESTIVALS

We're bring you all the latest direct from the Glasgow Film Festival, where Vox Lux is screening, and New York's Rendez-vous with French Cinema and New Directors/New Films plus we still have reviews coming in from the Berlin Film Festival.

News

Ready, steady, go! GFF Diary days 1&2: Mid90s, Matt Bomer, Mark Millar and a date with Priscilla

Drawing inspiration Batsheva Hay in conversation on Little Women, Wuthering Heights, and establishing relationships with actors

On the level Danishka Esterhazy on telling women's stories in genre films and Level 16

Paradise lost Clément Cogitore on Braguino the film and installation

Unnatural pleasures Nicolas Pesce on working with Christopher Abbott and Mia Wasikowski and channelling Hitchcock in Piercing

French honour for Redford’s American in Paris César awards for domestic violence drama and Audiard’s Western

More news and features

We're bringing you news, reviews and interviews from the Glasgow Film Festival.



We still have reviews coming in from the Berlinale and Sundance.



We've recently been covering the French Film Festival UK, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival, the Marrakech Film Festival and Talinn Black Nights .



Read our full for recent coverage.


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We've got a great pack of goodies to celebrate the release of Alita: Battle Angel, plus a copy of Bad Times At The El Royale up for grabs in our latest competitions.