FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

A couple take a road trip this week in The Leisure Seeker - we spoke to director Paolo Virzì - while a woman tries to make it as a comedian in Funny Cow and a lesbian couple's pregnancy plans get complicated in You, Me And Him. A single mum looks for love in Let The Sunshine In - see our interview with star Juliette Binoche - while a girl explores the world as a dolphin in Big Fish And Begonia, a a naive young writer sets out to investigate The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society and a troubled marriage leads to bitter divorce in Custody - director Xavier Legrand shared his thoughts with us. Plus there are rereleases for much-loved musical Grease and Clint Eastwood classic A Fistful Of Dollars, which is an influence on Indonesian revenge drama Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts. We're also bringing you all the latest from the Tribeca Film Festival.

TWITTER

Austin Powers star Verne Troyer has died Link

Richard Peña has paid tribute to Vittorio Taviani Link

Hybrid documentary Island Of The Hungry Ghosts examines the plight of detained asylum seekers on Christmas Island… Link

Natalie Portman has turned down the Genesis Prize but says that she is not supporting a boycott of Israel Link

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

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A detective investigates a series of murders, trying to work out why, despite each having the same methodology, the perpatrators appear to be different.
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A travelling scholar is assigned the task of translating a Buddhist scripture for a ceremony honouring dead soldiers. On his journey through the haunting mountain landscapes, he encounters temptress ghosts and Taoist priests, ancient abandoned fortresses and inns.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you reviews and features from the Tribeca Film Festival, where The Night Eats The World is screening, and we still have reviews coming in from the Istanbul Film Festival and the New York Rendez-Vous with French Cinema. We also have coverage from Cannes coming soon.

News

Accidental metamorphosis Serge Bozon on Romain Duris, superheroes, Bertolt Brecht and Mrs. Hyde

Island life David Oakes on Xavier Gens, HP Lovecraft, sex, monsters and Cold Skin

Feeling the character Alessandro Nivola on The Art Of Self-Defense and The Red Sea Diving Resort

Verne Troyer dead at 49 Austin Powers star was suffering from depression

Richard Peña honours Vittorio Taviani Padre Padrone co-director died aged 88

Natalie Portman turns down Israeli award Ceremony cancelled amid calls for citizenship to be revoked

More news and features

We're bringing you all the latest from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.



We're looking forward to the Cannes Film Festival.



We've recently been at New Directors/New Films, the Istanbul Film Festival, London's BFI Flare and the New York Rendez-Vous with French Cinema.



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