Michel Houellebecq in ‘Near Death Experience’
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From writer to actor: Michel Houellebecq and ‘Near Death Experience’

A controversial French movie is a surprising one-man vehicle

Movies’ love affair with the metropolis

Edwin Heathcote looks at film makers’ enduring interest in city street life and skyscrapers

‘SkyWatcher’, a short film created by fashion house Trussardi

Fashion Film Festival Milano: movies and shakers

Fashion week starts early with a celebration of international films by young directors

‘Night Will Fall’ tells the story of a lost Holocaust documentary

Night Will Fall – film review

A chilling documentary about an unreleased wartime film

'The Riot Club'

The Riot Club – film review

Sharply scripted screen version of the stage drama ‘Posh’

Colin Firth and Emma Stone in 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Magic in the Moonlight – film review

Colin Firth stars in a pleasing confection from Woody Allen

Roxanne Hart and Al Pacino in 'Wilde Salome'

Wilde Salomé – film review

Al Pacino digs deep into Oscar Wilde’s drama

Liam Neeson in 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'

A Walk Among the Tombstones – film review

Liam Neeson is a former cop investigating a series of kidnappings

Nick Cave in '20,000 Days on Earth'

20,000 Days on Earth – film review

A rambling rocku-biography of Nick Cave

Alan Gilbert
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New York Philharmonic/Gilbert, Avery Fisher Hall, New York

A programme of Italian film music was pleasing but insubstantial

‘Atlas Shrugged’: a cinematic charity case

Third film of author’s paean to self-reliance struggles

On location: Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen’s film conjures the glamour of the Riviera’s ‘années folles’ with grand mansions and colour-soaked cinematography

Eyes on the prize: pick of the Toronto Film Festival

The FT seeks out early Oscar contenders from some 300 films

Filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky talks ‘realpolitik’

Fresh from winning his first award at the Venice Film Festival, the Russian director talks to the FT’s film critic

Pride – film review

No box is unticked, no schmaltz untapped in this 1980s-set comedy

The Boxtrolls – film review

Zany, inventive stop-motion animation from Laika studio

A Most Wanted Man – film review

Philip Seymour Hoffman provides glimmers of inspiration

A Dangerous Game – film review

Donald Trump’s golf projects come under fresh scrutiny

Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion

A bizarrely titled Swedish film deservedly scoops the prize

The death of the political interview

‘Newsnight’ editor Ian Katz on what’s gone wrong – and what to do about it

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