Articles by Francine Stock
Works from Andrew Haigh, Michel Hazanavicius and Angelina Jolie
With their fearless pragmatism and magnetic screen presence, it wasn’t Ingmar Bergman who made stars of his women. It was they who made him
The best films to book now for December 2017.
Francine Stock / August 11, 2017
From thrillers to award-winning documentaries, the films deserving of your attention
One of these films will put you in a spot—and hold you there until it gets uncomfortable. Another is deeply emotional in a "very still waters British way." All three are must-sees
Francine Stock / June 21, 2017
One of these films offers a provocative new angle on media tactics in war; another is a return to first principles. All three are out in July—and offer something special
Even more than Kore-Eda’s better-known films, After the Storm builds on faultless performances of acutely observed behaviour
Its groundbreaking animations have captivated us for over two decades. But can it survive growing competition from its rivals?
"A film more about children than for them, perhaps"