A sex-worker turned feminist-force-of-nature is Kim Longinotto's guide to Chicago in her characteristically great documentary.
By David Jenkins
Desiree Akhavan's feature debut as a writer/director/star is an original and charismatically honest New York comedy.
By David Ehrlich
This largely underwhelming collection of shorts boasts one absolute corker in Oscar Sharp's The Kármán Line
Jeremy Renner stars in this robust drama which examines the line between whistle-blowing and news reporting.
French icon Alain Resnais' last picture show is an enchanting ensemble act based on an Alan Ayckbourn play.
By Adam Nayman
Peter Ferdinando is arresting in this brutal London drama about bent coppers navigating gangs and clichés.
By Emma Simmonds
Madness, adolescence and nostalgia colour Gregg Araki's poetic mystery starring Shailene Woodley.
By Cormac O'Brien
Julianne Moore's Oscar-winning performance as a linguist with Alzheimer's essays the evaporation of an intellectual identity.
By Simran Hans
Neill Blomkamp dazzles and exasperates in equal measure with this cheerily derivative sci-fi extravaganza.