The talented Miss Highsmith

Nigel Andrews on what makes the American novelist’s work so appealing to film-makers — yet so difficult to capture

John Turturro in 'Mia Madre'

Mia Madre — film review

Nanni Moretti’s film is an inspired life-and-death tragicomedy

Dane DeHaan (left) and Robert Pattinson in 'Life'

Life — film review

Dane DeHaan stars as James Dean in this handsome-looking film

Michael Shannon in '99 Homes'

99 Homes — film review

Michael Shannon shines as a Florida property shark


Palio — film review

A terrifically watchable documentary about the Siena horse race

Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Anthony Hopkins in 'Solace'

Solace — film review

A thriller with a streak of horror starring Anthony Hopkins

Jason Clarke in 'Everest'

Everest — film review

Enthralling epic tells the true story of a 1996 climbing disaster

Helen McCrory as Queen Elizabeth I in 'Bill'

Bill — film review

A comedy that plays havoc with the life of the young Shakespeare

'A Syrian Love Story'

A Syrian Love Story — film review

Blistering documentary about civil war’s impact on a relationship

Lembit Ulfsak in 'Tangerines'

Tangerines — film review

Conflict comes to the door of two orange farmers in Georgia

A Walk in the Woods — film review

Redford and Nolte walk and talk along the Appalachian Trail

Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion

Lorenzo Vigas’s ‘Desde Allá’ was an unexpected prizewinner

Venice Film Festival: stranger than fiction

From pastiche to puppetry, this year’s movies ranged from the odd to the daft

Venice Film Festival

From Janis Joplin to 1980s Argentina, documentaries and true stories have dominated the screens so far

No Escape — film review

A tense thriller about an American family escaping from a military coup in Asia

The Second Mother — film review

A Brazilian comedy that dissects barriers of social class

Dope — film review

Teenage gang members are drawn together in this misfiring comedy

Paper Towns — film review

Nat Wolff pursues dream girl Cara Delevingne from Florida to New York

Mistress America — film review

A funny-profound wonder from Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig

Precinct Seven Five — film review

An NYPD officer’s journey from law-enforcer to law-breaker