Two-time Palme d'Or winner Michael Haneke is not one for optimism, as this 'gruelling, unsentimental and undeniably excellent' film shows
Scotland loves its golf, but does it love it enough to hand over a Site of Special Scientific Interest to the US billionaire with the dodgy syrup?
Kill List director Ben Wheatley's latest wool-loving creations kill and maim with impunity whilst enjoying 'the most spectacular scenery British has to offer'
A program of films by the Canadian auteur is a highlight of the 2012 Outburst Queer Arts Festival
Kylie Minogue cameos in Leos Carax's 'free-form oddball odyssey', in Queen's Film Theatre from October 1
Lawrence Street Workshops continue their Film Night series with a little Gallic S&M. John Higgins is thrilled
The Crescent Arts Centre hosts 'script midwife' Mary Kate O Flanagan. John Higgins learns a thing or two
A great cast and Nick Cave script save what is otherwise an 'uncomplicated and predictable' prohibition era gangster flick
Andrew Johnston goes back for a second viewing, and cares even less for James Marsh's troubled characters
Belfast director Jon Wright's latest feature is 'daft and gory enough' to warrant a viewing. Four tentacles up
A definitive exploration of the idiosyncratic filmmaker's remarkable life and career
Oscar-winning Belfast director Terry George returns with a fish-based, Tarantinoesque comedy crime caper
A cast of American comics riff and pun on 1968 bugsploitation B movie, War of the Insects
Part rockumentary, part biopic, this Northern Irish movie about a Northern Irish legend is defined by a barnstorming central performance
Can acclaimed documentary film-maker James Marsh reinvigorate the Troubles movie genre?
This silent comedy from 1922 inspired everyone from Woody Allen to Mr Bean – and the kids love it
First-time director Bill Taylor turns in an epic sci-fi feature on a shoe-string budget
One of New York's most popular traditional music sessions is the subject of Elzbieta Szoka's revealing documentary
Sean Penn plays a softly-spoken former rock star on a quest to find his father's Nazi tormentor. Go figure
With an unimpressive debut episode and a breathtakingly good finale, was the mini-series worth watching?
More than a traditional murder mystery, Rebecca Daly's debut feature explores the decline of small-town Ireland
A dramatisation of 'the battle to save Titanic' features homegrown faces and a lot of heart
Banter, blood and betrayal, Game of Thrones pulls no punches in the opening episode of its second season
Liam Neeson stars as Zeus in a rollicking sandals and sorcery epic. It's fun, as long as you don't think about it too much
Witty writing and a sumptuous setting can't quite rescue the first episode of Julian Fellowes' mini-series from a lack-lustre storyline
New BBC Northern Ireland drama follows six students as they begin university – it's no Hollyoaks
A dramatically inert film, with characters that dream of two-dimensionality, in a surprisingly cliche-free Paris
Agitprop masterpiece given new life by a classical score played on the Ulster Hall's Mulholland Grand Organ
The wolves are dodgy, but Liam Neeson does 'rock bottom' well in this existential action-adventure movie
No talking ponies, animated urchins or CGI, just an old-fashioned epic that sees Spielberg back on form
Steve McQueen's sophomore feature is 'an easy film to admire but a hard one to enjoy'
A series of early Dickens adaptations is a hit and miss affair at Queen's Film Theatre
Robocop, Dr Who, Star Trek, they're all here. Peter McCaughan gets his geek on at the Oriel Gallery in Antrim
Despite an all-star cast, too little is left unsaid in this contentious biopic of Margaret Thatcher
A lush and enjoyable adaptation of Dickens' classic, but it could have been great
Terence Davies's silver screen adaptation stays just this side of parody
He wowed America on The Glee Project, but things haven't gone so smoothly thereafter
Jean-Marc Calvet's life is so fantastical that you couldn't have made it up
A silent movie with a lot to say opens the Foyle Film Festival in Derry~Londonderry
Colin Morgan and Colm Meaney crackle and fizz as the mismatched and misfortunate friends
Stereotypes abound, but this collection of early Irish-American films show the evolution of cinematic grammar
The be-quiffed Paul McCartney of film critics charms the Queen's Film Theatre
Who better to review the teenflick of the year than a 30-something male?
A brief Liam Neeson cameo stands out in the latest Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant sitcom
No score, sparse dialogue and a black lead – Brontë purists may take exception, but Maureen Coleman loves it
Four short films showcase the diversity of talent on the Northern Irish scene
Clay Jeter's low budget directorial debut feels like a chronicle of the summer before the story happened
A ghost story that is traditional, beautiful and 'hair-raisingly horrific'. Not to be missed – or watched alone
Queen's Film Theatre celebrate experimental film-making with two Westerns set in London
Seamus McGarvey's cinematography and a stunning central performance lift the gloom
Over half-a-century later the Letter from Ulster still delivers - historically and artistically
Andrew Johnston finds something even scarier than Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lucas' 1986 clucker isn't as fowl as first thought, and Indy can still pack a punch to that Nazi
Complex indie horror film leaves Gerard Brennan admiring and confused. Admiringly confused?
There's a hummus sandwich on the go and Daniel Rigby playing a tune on his bare chest in the latest NT Live Broadcast
A very British spy film. Who knew you could have dramatic tension without an explosion or a car chase?
A stellar cast and timely plot line doesn't make up for the lack of emotional depth
Carl Fukunaga captures the oppressive spirit of Charlotte Brontë's classic novel
A surprisingly banal take on the sword, sorcery and myth classic
A celebration of the humble bicycle at the Waterfront Hall