Femme fatale (Charlotte Rampling) and troubled detective (Gabriel Byrne) don’t quite gel, but the jagged narrative and visual evocation of unease suggest directorial promise.
YOU’VE BEEN TRUMPED
To make room for his golf course, The Donald – vain, contemptuous, bullying – does a present-day version of the Highland clearances. Bad faith with bad hair.
Grittily believable, yet surprisingly humorous and poignant, this French drama about a Child Protection Unit goes like the clappers and leaves you admiring the actors and those they represent.
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
Human survival made cinematic through the wide, wise eyes of a six-year-old. Moving, magical and mesmerising, it warrants more than one viewing.