Bartosz M. Kowalski’s Playground is a hard-hitting, realistic drama, with a terrifying conclusion that will leave you reeling for days.
Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World is a powerful, tragic tale, and a beautifully mesmerising one.
Alice Lowe writes, directs and stars in a dark yet hilarious take on all things maternal.
Pete Travis delivers an intriguing London-set film noir, with a fascinating central turn from Riz Ahmed.
Andrea Arnold's American Honey is an entrancing, energetic road trip movie that follows a group of teens in search of the American dream.
Alice Winocour's Disorder is a fascinating drama about one man's struggle with PTSD, but a film that leaves you wanting more.
Terence Davies' Sunset Song is a lyrical beauty, but one that sits uneasily alongside his previous works.
Visually stunning and perfectly performed, Justin Kurzel's Macbeth is an altogether grittier take on the Bard's tale.
Jeremy Saulnier brings us another relentless thrill ride with Green Room.
Todd Haynes' Carol is a sublime drama and a true cinematic masterpiece, featuring stunning performances from Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
A vast ensemble of characters and an intricate web of stories make up Jerzy Skolimowski's intriguing 11 Minutes, but sadly the end result is a wholly unoriginal one.
The first genre film to come out of the United Arab Emirates
A hilarious, revenge-fuelled tale set in L.A., Sean Baker's Tangerine is an energetic, vibrant film featuring groundbreaking subject matter and techniques.
Having released her previous film over 10 years ago, Lucile Hadzihalilovic returns with Evolution, a disturbing and atmospheric tale filled with mystery and menace.
An adaptation of a J.G. Ballard tale, Ben Wheatley's High-Rise is an exciting mix of genres and a brutal look at class warfare.
Starring Romain Duris and Anaïs Demoustier, François Ozon's The New Girlfriend is an intriguing film with an unexpected central premise, but one that ultimately slides into the absurd.
Filmed entirely in sign language, Miroslav Slaboshpitsky’s The Tribe is an effective and absorbing drama, filled with many horrifying moments.
Based on Mo Hayder's bestselling novel, Belgian film The Treatment is an intense and gripping thriller that contains an extremely dark and disturbing tale.