DMovies - Your platform for thought-provoking cinema

Where Hands Touch

Amma Asante

Lucas Pistilli - 17-04-2019

Black girl meets white boy in Nazi Germany, what could go wrong? Romantic war drama raises questions about unshakeable national identity, in a story with many parallels to the Brexit narrative - in cinemas Friday, May 10th [Read More...]

Dragged Across Concrete

S. Craig Zahler

Jeremy Clarke - 15-04-2019

Refrigerator. Dead rat. Dirty characters exhibit misogyny and racism in this bleak vision and slow burning, edge-of-the-seat thriller - in cinemas from Friday, April 19th [Read More...]


Wolfgang Fischer

Victor Fraga - 15-04-2019

Austrian drama about female sailor confronted with a wrecked boat full of perishing refugees raises urgent and pertinent moral questions - in cinemas Friday, April 26th [Read More...]

Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Terry Jones

Redmond Bacon - 12-04-2019

Redmond Bacon argues that the British comedy is a prescient denunciation of populism and the "blithering idiots" leading the world - 40th anniversary reedition of the classic is in cinemas Thursday, April 18th [Read More...]

Let There Be Light

Kevin Sorbo

Michael McClure - 09-04-2019

Proselytising piece of evangelical propaganda demonises Islam and atheists, in addition to being extremely poorly crafted - stay away from cinemas this Good Friday [Read More...]

Active Measures

Jack Bryan

Eoghan Lyng - 09-04-2019

Director/co-writer Jack Bryan's film showcases a comprehensive account of Russian interference during the controversial 2016 US presidential elections - now available on VoD [Read More...]

A Deal With The Universe

Jason Barker

Jeremy Clarke - 08-04-2019

After his partner has a breast removed because of cancer, a trans man decides to become pregnant with their baby and documents his attempts to do so as a video diary - in cinemas from Friday, April 12th, and on VoD on Monday, April 15th [Read More...]

Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story

Icíar Bollaín

Redmond Bacon - 03-04-2019

Tender portrait of iconic ballet dancer doubles up as an exploration of fatherhood and also of the artist's home nation Cuba cinemas Friday, April 12th [Read More...]

The Keeper (Trautmann)

Marcus H. Rosenmüller

Jeremy Clarke - 03-04-2019

The (not-so-) beautiful game. A WW2 PoW who becomes Manchester City’s goalkeeper is faced with anti-German prejudice both on and off the pitch - in cinemas from Friday, April 5th [Read More...]

Amazing Grace

Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack

Michael McClure - 01-04-2019

Aretha Franklin's performance from 50 years ago is soulful and uplifting, reminding us that music transcends religious traditions - in cinemas Friday, May 10th [Read More...]

The Sisters Brothers

Jacques Audiard

Lucas Pistilli - 01-04-2019

Two siblings with a very peculiar surname embark on a wild wild journey, in French director's dark, amusing and yet profound Western - in cinemas Friday, April 5th [Read More...]

Last Breath

Alex Parkinson, Richard Da Costa

Redmond Bacon - 30-03-2019

Documentary follows the tragic predicament underwater oil worker with just minutes of oxygen left to survive after his equipment breaks down - in cinemas Friday, Apriil 5th [Read More...]

JT LeRoy

Justin Kelly

Victor Fraga - 29-03-2019

Kristen Stewart plays JT LeRoy's stand-in Savannah Knoop in film based on the latter's memoirs, adding yet another elusive layer of truth to the elaborate literary hoax saga - closing film at BFI Flare [Read More...]

Knife + Heart (Un Couteau dans le Couer)

Yann Gonzalez

Victor Fraga - 29-03-2019

Giallo-inspired and brazenly gay serial murder story from France features a magnetic Vanessa Paradis in the lead and an electrifying music score - from BFI Flare [Read More...]

Red Joan

Trevor Nunn

Victor Fraga - 28-03-2019

Spy drama starring a "communist" Judi Dench raises moral questions about national allegiances and world peace - in cinemas Friday, April 19th [Read More...]

No Box for Me, An Intersex Story (Ni d’Ève, ni d’Adam. Une histoire intersexe)

Floriane Devigne

Victor Fraga - 28-03-2019

People born with both sexes are beginning to challenge the established orthodoxy of binarism, but they face an uphill struggle - from BFI Flare [Read More...]

Sunburn (Golpe de Sol)

Vicente Alves do Ó

Victor Fraga - 27-03-2019

Four friends seeking relaxation in an luxurious villa instead are confronted with ghost of the pasts, as a mysterious visitor is about to arrive - Portuguese film shows at BFI Flare [Read More...]

Vox Lux

Braby Corbet

Michael McClure - 26-03-2019

Musical drama starring Natalie Portman examines the allures and pitfalls of modern celebrity culture, yet it never explicitly tackles its false values - in cinemas Friday, May 3rd [Read More...]

Other Reviews

3 Faces
Jafar Panahi's latest feature is extremely inventive in its narrative devices, while also deep diving into the old traditions of rural Iran - in cinemas Friday, March 29th [Read More...]

We The Animals
Homosexuality of nine-year-old begins to flourish as he contends with his dysfunctional household, in lyrical drama based on eponymous novel - from BFI Flare [Read More...]

Water Makes Us Wet
Explore the romantic and sexual pleasures of water, in this documentary about "ecosexuality" (literally, making love to the Earth) - from BFI Flare [Read More...]

The Third Wife
Exquisite Vietnamese drama investigates a society where tradition and social expectation govern the lives of everyone, and a woman is defined by the ability to reproduce - in cinemas Friday, May 31st [Read More...]

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
Documentary investigates how creative artist with multiple skills got trapped inside his papier-mache-headed character - in cinemas Friday, March 29th and then on VoD on Monday, April 1st [Read More...]

[See All Reviews »]