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Despite many attempts, Gustave Flaubert’s tale of adultery remains resistant to adaptation, says Philip Kemp
Filming in what they believed were Wilko Johnson’s final days, the guitarist and the director offer up a celebratory vision of culture and life, writes Andrew Blake
Davina Quinlivan reflects on how female voyeurs in film contrast with ‘impotent’ peeping Toms by being portrayed as empowered and vengeful
Having entered Hollywood a wunderkind, Orson Welles could never escape his own myth or his self-destructive tendencies, says Philip Kemp
Murderous deeds in Islam’s name cannot exterminate love and courage in this moving Mali-set drama inspired by real events, writes Duncan Wu
His daughter’s documentary shows why Samuel Fuller’s brash movies made him a ‘poet of the American idiom’ and a cult hero in France
Films about female kinship and community are rare, precious exceptions to cinema’s enduring focus on groups of men, says Davina Quinlivan
The repercussions of a man’s cowardice at a French ski resort entertain Duncan Wu in a most uncomfortable way
Julianne Moore gives a complex, nuanced portrait of a professor confounded and isolated by Alzheimer’s, writes Lucy Bolton
Recent films fail to recognise the support women give to famous male artists or scientists, says Mary Evans
Nathan Smith looks back at a film movement that has challenged stigmas and defended the transgressive
The work of Thomas Pynchon makes its Hollywood debut in a nostalgia noir tale faithfully adapted by a kindred spirit
Agyness Deyn unflinchingly portrays a woman’s experience of epilepsy in this unconventional fairy tale
Footage shot in a cable car carrying pilgrims to a Nepalese temple makes for profoundly moving cinema, writes Duncan Wu
Philip Kemp on a cinematic portrait of an artist that does justice to the man and his work
Cinema is the perfect medium to examine the role and ritual of food in family, in love and in bringing people together. Davina Quinlivan feasts her eyes
An implausible and ludicrous piece of hokum that steals its best ideas succeeds because of its vices, says Duncan Wu
Insight into life in an iconic institution in flux makes Martin McQuillan fear for the future of public universities in the US
Disquiet grows into horror as an infamous Nazi doctor takes an unhealthy interest in a young girl in Argentina, finds Philip Kemp
Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan stand out in a compelling tale of torment and redemption, says Duncan Wu