Academy Awards 2017

Backstage drama

The domestic disquiet of Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ gives way to suspense

The surprising ‘Moonlight’

Barry Jenkins’ film turns the universal coming-of-age story into something very specific and intimate

A German comedy?

Maren Ade’s ‘Toni Erdmann’ is one of the most misread movies of the year

Prodigal son

With ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, Mel Gibson returns to the mythmaking game

Off the grid

Matt Ross’ ‘Captain Fantastic’ is a portrait of a family in the wilderness

Married to the tribe

Vanuatu’s Yakel people make their screen debut in Bentley Dean and Martin Butler’s ‘Tanna’