As another cinematic year draws to a close, our writers choose their favourite films, from miraculous musicals to subversive westerns
The writer-director's ambitious 10th feature, his most idiosyncratic work yet, is a charming buffet of unabashed Francophilia
Joel Coen, Denzel Washington, and Frances McDormand have crafted a ferocious and bleakly beautiful take on The Scottish Play
Is the Coens' chilly neo-noir about a simple kidnapping plot gone very wrong still as inspired as it was back in 1996? You betcha!
With Nomadland and First Cow now in UK cinemas, Lilia Pavin-Franks explores how Chloé Zhao and Kelly Reichardt have rewritten the rules of Hollywood's most fabled genre
As UK cinemas finally reopen, we highlight the best of what's new, from an Angelina Jolie comeback, to Billie Piper's anti rom-com
With cinemas still closed, we highlight the best new streaming releases, including the latest addition to the Greek weird wave
With cinemas still closed, we highlight the best new streaming releases, from this year's big Oscar winner to a Japanese swan song
Chloé Zhao makes history as first Asian woman to win Best Director, while Frances McDormand claims her third Oscar for Best Actress
Missed our reviews for this year's Best Picture nominees? Brush up on WLC's take on all eight films ahead of Sunday's ceremony...