The Truman Show (PG)
Since his birth, Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) has been the unwitting subject of the world's highest-rating TV show. Peter Weir's comedy is all the more effective for its undercurrent of dread. See Reviews, left
Love is the Devil (8)
This disturbing portrait of the artist (Francis Bacon, played, or rather inhabited, by Derek Jacobi) as a ruthless sadist has genuine guts and imagination, and dodges the pitfalls of tortured-artist biopics.
The Last Days of Disco (5)
Go to Whit Stillman's chronicle of the early 980s dance scene expecting another Boogie Nights and you'll be disappointed - this is something more subtle, witty and perceptive.
Buffalo 66 (5)
Yes, it's often wildly pretentious. But there is real vitality in this directorial debut from the actor Vincent Gallo - more a collection of great moments than a truly fine film, but definitely worth catching.
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (5)
Not at all what you might expect from a Merchant/Ivory film, A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries is an affectionate and subtle study of a family caught between Parisian life and a longing for America. See Reviews, leftReuse content