Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2018 – line-up and programme now online

This 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival programme is now up, and it's epic! Among the festival's distinctive mix of groundbreaking cinema from all over the world, this year's programme will see a total of ten world and two international premieres in its main competition section, a multitude of fresh documentaries, debut films from Europe's hottest new directors, and screenings of timeless classics from Barry Levinson, Milos Forman, Richard Linklater and more.

Solo review – I enjoyed this film a lot more than you

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a refreshing (force free) entry in the Star Wars universe. An entertaining origin story that pays homage to the original character but also stands firmly on its own.

Films that changed my life: ‘V for Vendetta’ and why I shaved my head

OK, dear readers. I'm on my balcony drinking wine again, so naturally it's time for more of that personal word vomit. So, this feels like an age ago now. Before I was influenced by Aronofsky, Polanski, Tarkovsky, and other directors whose surnames end in 'ski', I was teenager obsessed with V for Vendetta.

Hereditary – this generation’s ‘The Exorcist’ coming to Czech cinemas

Hereditary, the horror movie that's turning everyone's heads this festival season, is coming to Czech cinemas this summer... and has been dubbed by Time Out New York critic Joshua Rothkopf as 'this generation's The Exorcist'.