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The Overnighters

The Overnighters*

A great example of fearless journalism in documentary filmmaking and the instinct of following the story where it goes.

Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler

A bug-eyed Jake Gyllenhaal goes full Rupert Pupkin in this eminently creepy satire on the hysteria of rolling TV news.

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers

Don Siegel's straight-shooting paranoia B-movie from 1956 still shocks in its pessimistic political outlook.

The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman

The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman

Shia LaBeouf gets pseudo-spiritual in this trippy backpacker yomp.

Ouija

Ouija

Dire, imagination-free haunted-house horror which says you should never mess with killer ghosts.

Mr Turner

Mr Turner*

Timothy Spall grunts his way to glory in Mike Leigh's elegantly composed portrait of JMW Turner.

Horns

Horns*

Daniel Radcliffe summons his dark side in this darkly comic fantasy horror.

Interstellar

Interstellar*

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic is his most ambitious film yet, if not necessarily his best.

Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Nas: Time Is Illmatic*

An essential celebration of the New York rapper's groundbreaking 1994 album.

By Alex King