Joker (18)

Ashley McGovern reviews Joker, the new movie about the Batverse’s most notorious maniacal villain, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix in the title role.

Knee Deep in Promises

Sandra Gibson reviews the play Knee Deep in Promises, written by Deborah Morgan and directed by Paul Goetzee, on at the Royal Court Studio till 19th October.

NT Live: Fleabag (15)

Amina Hersi reviews NT Live: Fleabag, the one-woman show written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, broadcast live to the Picturehouse cinema from London’s West End.

Bait (15)

Colin Serjent reviews the film Bait, directed by Mark Jenkin and shot on a 16mm camera using black and white Kodak film.

For Sama (18)

Colin Serjent reviews the documentary film For Sama, which tells the story of 26-year old female Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab who filmed her life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo.

Pain and Glory (15)

Colin Serjent reviews the new Pedro Almodovar film Pain and Glory, showing at Picturehouse and starring Antonio Banderas as a film director looking back at his life.