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La Mif:

Writer-director Fred Baillif draws on his experience of working in social care to tell the story of seven girls living in a residential…

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

2021 was Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s year. After making one of the best films of the last decade in Happy Hour (2015), a five-hour drama of…

Jackass Forever

After a decade’s absence, this circus of spectacle exceeds expectations with an incredible amount of heart and genuine showmanship.

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Joel Coen’s debut cinematic venture without his brother Ethan is far from a midsummer night’s dream: it’s a harrowing liminal nightmare.

Licorice Pizza

For what might seem a self-centred genre, the best coming-of-age stories have always included a profound social element. After all,…

The Card Counter

Paul Schrader makes good movies. He also makes movies that are almost invariably about the bad feelings of damaged men, from Taxi Driver…