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An uncompromising new novel about corruption speaks loudly to a tense and divided America

This is a tale of anti-Christian persecution that speaks loudly and dreadfully to modern times

The best films of 2016

Son of Saul, The Club and Anomalisa all helped make 2016 a fantastic year in cinema

Caravaggio is the perfect artist for our modern, divided era

Paolo Sorrentino hasn’t compromised his cinematic vision in his move to the small screen

The new Ben-Hur is a flop. Having sat through it, it’s not hard to see why

Almost Holy is a compelling documentary that explores the controversial work of Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko, but the return of David Brent is a dispiriting affair

Born to Be Blue stays true to its subject – a musician who conjured great beauty no matter how lost he was

The Hard Stop fails to give a truly rounded picture of the man shot dead by London police

A startling Hungarian film shows how humanity can endure in the face of monstrous evil