Rapper Boots Riley's directorial debut is a funny and biting satire on capitalism and race.
"Nobody will ever believe you"
French director Henri-Georges Clouzot is nowadays best known for a pair of thrillers from the early 1950s, Les Diaboliques and the incredibly tense The Wages of Fear. By contrast, La Vérité (The Truth) is almost forgotten despite a hugely successful release in France and showing the world that sex-kitten Brigitte Bardot can really act. A new restoration, shown… Continue reading La Vérité (1960)
The shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 shocker Psycho is famous for its technical audacity, but does this two-minute sequence merit an entire 91 minute documentary? This fascinating and insightful film left the audience wanting even more.
Part coming-of-age tale, part supernatural horror, Joachim Trier's Thelma is a sensitive thriller.
Michael Haneke makes uncomfortable films. Happy End - his latest - is surprisingly light in tone and even funny in places. A departure of sorts, it's certainly less extreme than we've come to expect, although its dark themes linger.
Let The Corpses Tan is the latest from French film makers Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani. This time they set their sights on a crime thriller with spaghetti western influences. Their most coherent film so far, it's stylish, breathtaking stuff.