‘Inhuman Resources,’ starring Eric Cantona, is an improbable thriller about a worker thrown on the scrapheap who becomes a heroic supervillain – a story which resonates with populist insurgencies of right and left.
A film adaptation of Jerzy Kosiński’s Holocaust book, ‘The Painted Bird,’ is a bracing but humane treatment of what ‘modern’ Europe descended into in the 1940s – and a reminder of what could happen again.
‘Disclosure,’ a heart-warming documentary about trans representation in mainstream cinema, mixes some radical politics with conservative aesthetics.
Carl Neville discusses his new novel ‘Eminent Domain,’ which imagines an alternative Britain where Thatcherism didn’t prevail – and socialism shaped society instead of the market.
Gurinder Chadha’s Springsteen-themed blockbuster Blinded by the Light is a poignant account of the class and racial ties that bind.
The ‘rave nostalgia’ film Beats provides an image of collective joy with politicised resonances in the present.
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winning film focuses on an unusual Japanese family and their attempts to live in the cracks of a failing system.
Agnes Varda has died. Her last film is a reminder that those on the margins of society are often most worthy of the camera’s gaze.