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Men: A folk-body horror that fizzles out

★★ Alex Garland's underwhelming horror lurches between religious metaphor and comments on toxic masculinity.

Film review

Corsage: The suffocating life of Sisi

★ ★ ★ Vicky Krieps shines as the relentlessly scrutinised 19th-century Austrian royal.

Film review

Rifkin’s Festival: A tedious masterclass

★★ The deja vu comes in thick and fast in this formulaic Woody Allen comedy.


Good Luck to You – Leo Grande: Subtle sex comedy

★★★ British comedy featuring the sex-positive exploits of a retired RE teacher and her gigalo.

Film interview

Axiom director Jöns Jönsson on the stories we tell ourselves

The Swedish director Jöns Jönsson on Axiom, his striking second feature about lies and identity.

Film review

Official Competition: Caustic film industry satire

★★★★ A deliciously savage send-up of filmmaking’s self-obsessed elites and unchecked egos.


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