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Rocketman: A Review

After the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody surprised everybody by becoming a global phenomenon and claiming four Oscars, attention inevitably turns to Rocketman.

5 to See: AR at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 opens next month, presenting a diverse programme of innovative non-fiction storytelling. ASFF selects must-see films from the Alternate Realities programme.

10 to See: Cannes 2019

Cannes Film Festival continues this week. ASFF selects ten top films to watch from the 2019 selection, including works by Pedro Almodóvar, Ken Loach, Mati Diop and Bong Joon-ho.

Cannes Film Festival: First Look

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is underway, and so far, it’s been an enjoyable edition. ASFF unpacks a selection of stand-out films from this year’s event, including Ladj Ly and Ken Loach.

Beats: A Review

Brian Welsh’s film Beats is fresh, funny, trippy and touching, a black-and-white love letter to teenage rebellion that feels like its preserved from another era. Cult status beckons.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend ASFF selects five new films set to be launched in UK cinemas. Hailing from Scotland to Colombia to Middle America – these films explore the ties that bind us.

Global Resonance

Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 Cold War comedy masterpiece, ‘Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’, will have a UK theatrical re-release this month.

New Representations

Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s Birds of Passage is set against the Colombian marijuana boom of the 1970s, exploring the corrupting influence of money and power.

ASFF Award-Winning Film Tour

ASFF has partnered with BFI Network and Film Hub North to present an initiative encouraging positive engagement with independent film, new talent and innovative visual storytelling.

Heightened Narratives

Based on the true story of Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks, the gold medallists in the 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon, Beyond the River is the dramatised version of their story.

5 to See: This Weekend

Ranging from science fiction to concert movie, survival story to historical drama, these films dig deep into the wider human experience, exploring the meaning of existence to cultural appropriation.

Cannes 2019: A Preview

This year’s Cannes Film Festival gets underway next week with a host of familiar names vying to win the prestigious Palme d’Or. So what will be gracing the Croisette?

Inner Space

French auteur Claire Denis makes her first fully English-language movie, High Life. Fully, because her 2001 vampire film Trouble Every Daywas part French, part English. This, similarly…

May Previews: Netflix and Amazon

What’s new to the world of streaming? ASFF collates the best in bulk-viewing, from Amy Poehler’s directorial debut to Bryan Cranston’s Sneaky Pete.

5 to See: This Weekend

ASFF selects five new, stimulating films opening in the UK. These top picks explore such themes as deception, eco-activism, celebrity, violence, reincarnation and motherhood.

Vox Lux: A Review

Brady Corbet returns with his second feature-length movie, Vox Lux. Like his debut, The Childhood of a Leader, he’s crafted a story with fictional characters plunged into real-world events.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend ASFF selects five rich and rewarding new films from around the world, from Hollywood blockbusters to low-budget indies and Chinese auteur cinema.

Pulp Fictions

Romain Gavras is a renowned French director, who made his name with commercials and music videos. He returns with The World Is Yours, an exhilarating gangster comedy.

Capturing Youth

The jungle of middle school is given a brutal raking over in Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade, an acutely, wincingly brilliant slice of pre-teen observation set in the age of social media.

5 to See: This Weekend

From true-life stories that provide unique perspectives on recent history to fictional blood-soaked thrillers, these movies are packed with enticing themes for the Easter weekend.

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