The Sisters Brothers review: Jacques Audiard saddles up for a subtle and funny western

The English-language debut from the French director is an all-American delight, starring Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly perfect as sad, squabbling siblings Jacques Audiard is the French director who has notably absorbed American ideas into his downbeat Melvillian jazz of crime and noir. Now he has taken on that…

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The Little Stranger review Ruth Wilson shines in mournful ghost story

Death and decline haunt postwar Britain as Sarah Waters novel is brought to deliciously sinister life by Lenny Abrahamson The haunts of childhood are revisited in this oppressively macabre ghost story, set in the miserable austerity of late-40s Britain and in some ways a metaphor for the nations complex sense…

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Anne Hathaway attacks ‘white privilege’ after death of black teenager in California

Actor posts picture of Nia Wilson on Instagram and condemns inaction of white Americans Anne Hathaway has urged white people to ask how decent are we really after a black teenager was killed in California. Nia Wilson, 18, died after being stabbed in the neck in Oakland on Sunday night.…

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Prize-Winning Shoplifters: Japans PM Hates This Movie Because Its Just Too True

TOKYOJapanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d'Or at Cannes for "Shoplifters, a critically acclaimed family drama about a poverty-stricken quasi-family that manages to eke out a living via petty larceny and fraud. The film is now playing widely in Japan, but there were moments when it looked like it…

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