Mark Reynolds on 24th November
Toby Jones stars in writer Peter Bowker's tender and uplifting portrait of a gentle man.
This drama from Thai writer-director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit sets itself an unusual challenge: adapting four hundred plus Tweet...
As the American stage and screen mourns the passing of Mike Nichols, Crash Course pays its own tribute to a director who revitalised Hollywood after the slow demise of the studio system.
Frank Collins continues his survey of British science fiction television to mark the BFIís major celebration of the genre.
Tommy Lee Jones returns to the directorís chair for this unusual Western, concerning the efforts of a single woman and a grizzled old coot to transport a trio of madwomen to an asylum. It reveals a surprising feminist streak, writes Mike McCahill.
The big-screen biopic of James Brown adopts a scattershot approach to chronology, whisking us at will between the singer's younger, middle-aged and veteran incarnations. Only a fine central performance holds it together, writes Mike McCahill.
This yearís Cannes Palme díOr winner is a heavyweight, novelistic study of a hotelier in rural Turkey whose ordered life starts to unravel. It provides the missing link between The Cherry Orchard and The Queen Vic, argues Mike McCahill.
Mark Reynolds on 20th November
After nuclear tests knock the world off its axis, global temperatures start to rise rapidly. In London - where the heat is such that the Thames is in danger of drying up - Daily Express reporter Peter Stenning (Edward Judd), his colleague
The team behind TVís cult comedy Flight of the Conchords reunite for a larky mockumentary examining the habits of a quartet of vampires in latter-day Wellington, New Zealand. It doesnít lack for bite, writes Mike McCahill.
Maggie Smith toplines this cosy comedy-drama as an aged Parisian making life difficult for visiting American Kevin Kline during his stay in Paris. You'll be itching for someone to break contract, laments Mike McCahill.
During the anti-Communist hysteria of the 1950s, many of those blacklisted in Hollywood crossed the Atlantic to ply their trade in Britain. James Oliver looks at some of the films they made and ponders how they re-shaped British film.
Oscar-winning writer-director Paul Haggis (Crash) attempts a comeback with this multi-stranded drama centring on couples in various forms of crisis. Itís his own midlife crisis Haggis should be worried about, yawns Mike McCahill.
This documentary portrait of the late, lamented film critic Roger Ebert describes its subjectís passage from student journalist to social media megastar using passages from Ebertís own memoir. Itís a wonderful life, writes Mike McCahill.