Virtual reality goes to the movies

Film-makers and Oculus explore technology’s potential at Sundance

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Andrei Zvyagintsev

In ‘Leviathan’, the controversial film-maker delivers a blistering critique of life under Putin

Giorgio Armani and Jessica Chastain at the Cannes Film Festival, 2012
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Giorgio Armani and Jessica Chastain

The fashion designer and the actress discuss costume and character in JC Chandor’s film ‘A Most Violent Year’, set in New York in winter 1981

Jessica Chastain and Oscar Issac in ‘A Most Violent Year’

A Most Violent Year — film review

J.C. Chandor’s drama-thriller is masterfully done

Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson in 'Ex Machina'

Ex Machina — film review

A smart, well crafted android adventure from Alex Garland

Mark Wahlberg in 'The Gambler'

The Gambler — film review

Mark Wahlberg struggles to convince as a gaming addict

Johnny Depp in 'Mortdecai'

Mortdecai — film review

Johnny Depp adopts a posh accent and a moustache in this crime caper

'Beyond Clueless'

Beyond Clueless — film review

A fun documentary about Hollywood teen movies

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‘Leviathan’ polarises Russians

Film portraying a man’s plight against the state sparks debate

Amazon to make films for cinema release

Group opens new front in content battle with Netflix

Prime time for Woody Allen

An Amazon TV series is the latest project for the 79-year-old humorist with a relentless work ethic

Interview: Alex Garland on ‘Ex Machina’

The novelist’s first movie as director tackles artificial intelligence — or does it? Antonia Quirke talks to the film-maker and two of its stars

FT reviews of the 2015 Oscar nominations for Best Film

American Sniper, Whiplash, Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything

FT reviews of the 2015 Bafta nominations for Best Film

Whiplash — film review

J.K. Simmons is brilliant as a sociopathic music teacher

American Sniper — film review

Bradley Cooper plays a true-life marksman in Clint Eastwood’s film

Testament of Youth — film review

A low-voltage adaptation of Vera Brittain’s memoir

Wild — film review

Reese Witherspoon plays a hiker who walks off her troubles

Wanda challenges Disney over theme parks

Push into leisure sector shows chairman’s ambitions

The List: Looking back at versions of Orpheus

The Royal Opera House’s new production of Monteverdi’s 1607 opera is the latest retelling of this tragic tale. Here are five notable versions

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