Best films out in April
Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson, an erotic thriller by Park Chan-wook (Oldboy), and a near-perfect film about organ donation: the best films in April
No sex, no cities... A Quiet Passion might sound a little subdued, but this biopic of poet Emily Dickinson crackles with wit and insight, and Terrance Davies (Sunset Song) gets a wonderful performance out of SATC actress Cynthia Nixon.Read more ...
Vegan propaganda? Maybe. But this outrageous and blackly funny tale also has a taste for blood, and it's got some serious bite.
We saw Julia Ducournau's film – about a vegetarian student who discovers a hunger for all kinds of flesh – at the London Film Festival last year, and it's stayed pretty fresh in our minds. It's definitely for those who like their horror-satire done rare.
Fingersmith, Sarah Water's Victoriana novel of sapphic seduction, has been given a wonderful bizarro makeover by Korean bizarro-specialist Park Chan-wook (Stoker, Oldboy).
A lethal cinematic cocktail of lust and con-artistry.Read more ...
No, not that Lady Macbeth. Florence Pugh stars as a teenager trapped in a loveless marriage during the Civil War in an adaption of 1865 novella Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, a story of murder and adultery by Russian writer Nikolai Leskov.Read more ...
We really can't wait for you to see this multi-faceted diamond of a film. The story of a heart-transplant, following the process of death, selection, surgery, and new life, is life-affirming in the least corny ways possible. A real triumph for young director Katell Quillévéré.Read more ...
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