Review: 3 Faces

Director: Jafar Panahi Stars: Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei Its indicative of the splendid humour of Jafar Panahi's 3 Faces that, come the final shot of the film, the titular visages could be those of three cows riding in a procession of trucks, snaking through the dirt roads of northwest Iran. Something so delightful, so …

Review: Mid90s

Director: Jonah Hill Stars: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Na-Kel Smith With his Danny Torrance-esque mop of hair, Sunny Suljic added another level of Kubrickian shade to Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing Of A Sacred Deer a couple of years back. Now he takes the lead role in Jonah Hill's directorial debut; a coming-of-age comedy of skateboarding …

Review: Eighth Grade

Director: Bo Burnham Stars: Elsie Fisher, Emily Robinson, Josh Hamilton "What're you doing here, honey?" Danny DeVito's Dr Hornicker asks sagely to young Cecilia Lisbon in Sofia Coppola's sun-dappled adaptation of The Virgin Suicides, "You're not even old enough to know how bad life gets." To which the world-weary teen retorts, "Obviously, doctor, you've never …

Review: Pet Sematary (2019)

Directors: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer Stars: John Lithgow, Amy Seimetz, Jason Clarke A few years back Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer set the horror scene temporarily ablaze with their dark and beautiful debut Starry Eyes, a lo-fi body horror transformation of the American Dream into the Hollywood Nightmare. How unfortunately prescient Starry Eyes now seems, as the filmmaking duo …