culture

Paul Feig’s sophisticated ‘A Simple Favour’

This camp study of sociopathy is far from simple

Joaquin Phoenix mesmerises in ‘You Were Never Really Here’

The actor distils embodied trauma to its purest form in Lynne Ramsay’s genre-subverting thriller

Toronto International Film Festival 2018 (part one)

A British outlier and a British newcomer are among the stand-outs in the first part of the festival

‘McQueen’: a vivid portrayal of a galvanising personality

The first feature documentary on fashion designer Alexander McQueen is unlikely to be the last

Dirty work in Clayton Jacobson’s ‘Brothers’ Nest’

The filmmakers behind ‘Kenny’ take a darker turn

The gleeful misanthropy of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

Chaos saves the dinosaurs in this latest franchise instalment

Opportunity wasted in ‘Ocean’s 8’

The female-led blockbuster is a squandered chance to better represent women on screen

The elevated horror of Ari Aster’s ‘Hereditary’

This debut feature will test the mettle of even the most hardened genre fans

Soft-centred subversion: ‘Tully’

Truth bombs are disarmed by the nuclear family in Diablo Cody’s latest film

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: a safe take on the rogue’s origin story

Ron Howard’s entertaining prequel is missing the looseness Han deserves

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