Venice Film Festival 2018

Our critic’s pick of films to look out for in the coming year

Yorgos Lanthimos’s re-creation of Queen Anne’s court blows the cobwebs off costume drama

Alfonso Cuarón returns to his roots for this masterly study of everyday urban life in 1970s Mexico City

Natalie Portman stars as a Madonna-ish pop goddess who lets nothing derail her career

Jacques Audiard heads back to the Old West while Olivier Assayas ponders the digital future

The Coen brothers’ Wild West anthology is tonally uneven but hilarious in places

Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton star in Luca Guadagnino’s reimagining of Dario Argento’s kitsch classic

More from this Series

Orson Welles’s valedictory film about a film-maker struggling to finish a film has been completed at last

Neil Armstrong remains frustratingly elusive in Damien Chazelle’s biopic

There is real force in Mike Leigh’s film about an infamous episode in Britain’s past — but not always nuance

Lady Gaga has acting chops — but this is an over-familiar story