Felix van Groeningen makes his English-language debut with Beautiful Boy, starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet, in a true story of journalist David Sheff and his son.
This weekend ASFF selects five new films – four features and one documentary – that all set out to explore the human condition. Each film is packed with intellect, intrigue and narrative.
Arriving just three weeks after Yorgos Lanthimos’ eccentric Queen Anne drama The Favourite, Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots can’t help but seem more traditional.
Video content is integrated into culture, with one-third of online activity spent watching the moving image. The Video Show responds, debuting this March at the NEC, Birmingham.
This weekend ASFF selects five new feature films from Britain, America and France. Four of them tell true stories – some famous, some not – while the fifth is a Gallic drama of reconciliation.
The first of two American political dramas to hit screens this month – the second is Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney tale Vice – Jason Reitman’s The Front Runner takes audiences back to 1988.
Jon Baird returns to the big screen with Stan & Ollie, a loving tribute to Hollywood comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly.
This month we look at streaming releases pulling audiences into worlds near and far, strange and familiar. An intriguing mix of comedy, period drama and iconic characters.
Based on the 2015 autobiographical book by Christine Angot, Catherine Corsini’s An Impossible Love is a shocking tale that is almost unrelenting in its unhappiness.
This weekend ASFF selects five new feature films, from Hollywood to Bollywood, that are opening over the Christmas period. And there’s plenty to unwrap, from broad comedy to sci-fi.
Yorgos Lanthimos is the Greek filmmaker behind such acclaimed and award-winning films as Dogtooth, The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer. He returns with The Favourite.
The case of Mark Hogancamp is a particularly upsetting one. Chronicled in the 2010 documentary Marwencol, he was beaten without provocation in a bar in his home town of Kingston, New York.
Lorna Tucker discusses cinema’s strength of presence for engaging an audience, the responsibility of the audience and the need for the conversation that has begun to continue.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its shortlist for the 91st Oscars, and we’re delighted to see that five of our 2018 Alumni have been nominated.
This weekend ASFF selects five new feature films from around the globe, from India to France and all over America, ranging from remakes and romantic comedies to dance movies.
Susanne Bier’s Bird Box is a dystopian thriller that centres around the plight of pregnant artist Malorie (Sandra Bullock), who witnesses people compelled to suicide by a mysterious force.
Originally made in 1973, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, Papillon starred Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman at the peak of their powers. The 2018 film stars Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek.
Feeling festive yet? Need to get your Christmas cheer on? There’s no better way than hunkering down for a Yuletide cinematic treat, and there’s plenty on.
ASFF 2018’s Best of Fest, Best Documentary and Best Screenplay – Black Sheep by Ed Perkins – has been shortlisted in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Oscars.