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52 Tuesdays

52 Tuesdays

Gender reassignment surgery is the macguffin in this Australian time-lapse family drama about growing up.

Max

Max

If you're looking for a great film about a war hero dog with PTSD, look elsewhere.

War Book

War Book

Tom Harper's stagey chamber piece shows how we might plan for the end of the world.

Marshland

Marshland*

This Spanish serial killer noir is full of beautiful and mysterious water imagery inspired by the photography of Héctor Garrido.

Hard To Be A God

Hard To Be A God*

Alexsey German's 15-years-in-the-making political allegory is a visceral, sensory, jaw-dropping masterpiece.

The Gift

The Gift

The list of actors who also double as fine directors earns a new name: Joel Edgerton

The Diary Of A Teenage Girl

The Diary Of A Teenage Girl*

Bel Powley shines in Marielle Heller's refreshingly non-judgmental chronicle of teenage sexuality in '70s San Francisco.

Manglehorn

Manglehorn

Al Pacino plays a lovelorn locksmith in David Gordon Green's low-key drama which exquisitely depicts everyday happenstance.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Guy Ritchie's frisky take on this '60s spy serial is all mood and no meat. Great music selections though…