London Film Festival: credits roll and curtains close

As the applause fades on a great – and thankfully IRL – edition of the LFF, capped by rapturous reviews for Denzel Washington’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, we present our highlights of the 12-day cinematic feast.

Why are we so obsessed with disaster fiction?

In her new book, The End, Katie Goh examines our collective preoccupation with dystopia. As it turns out, apocalyptic films and TV shows have a lot to say about the world we live in – and Squid Game is just the tip of the ’berg.

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Trailer of the Week: The Batman

The best view yet of Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson’s take on The Caped Crusader. Can an Englishman still best known as a swoony vampire convincingly play Gotham’s vigilante enforcer? Answer: YES.

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