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Viggo Mortensen stars in Loin des Hommes, an old-fashioned western set in Algeria. But a lack of tension reduces its impact, says Nicholas Barber.

The Humbling stars Al Pacino as an actor confused between fantasy and reality. But despite some great performances, Nicholas Barber is left bemused by the film.

The US director returns with his first feature in 13 years – a celebration of old Hollywood. Does he succeed in looking backward? Nicholas Barber’s review.

Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu’s Birdman is like ‘taking a rollercoaster ride while an improvisational comedian rants drunkenly in your ear’, says Nicholas Barber.

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