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Monrovia, Indiana, a folksy, novelistic tale of white America, plays somewhere between documentary, cliché and ghost story

Luca Guadagnino’s new film Suspiria nods not only to Dario Argento, but to a whole history of Italian thrillers

The radical filmmaker, teacher and writer talks essentialism in identity politics and why her films are neither documentary nor fiction

The beasts in the artist’s One or Several Tigers lead us into the tangled thickets of identity and religious ritual

Bernardo Bertolucci, The Last Emperor, 1987, film still. Courtesy: Visual Icon

The power of visibility: on postcolonial seeing and being seen

Ryan Coogler, Black Panther, 2018, film stills. Courtesy: Marvel Studios

Have institutions facing calls to decolonize forgotten that ‘to curate’ originally meant ‘to care for’?

Nathaniel Kahn’s new HBO film works on the assumption that money and power is all anyone in the art world is interested in

From Diamantino to The Grand Bizarre, the most intelligent films are also among the most joyous

Showing at Istanbul’s Protocinema, the artist’s new film uses the ancient site of Çatalhöyük to investigate a community and its collapse

Nicholas Cage, the film’s mesmerizing star, crescendos and explodes, like he’s hamming for his life

A new film by Josh Appignanesi shot entirely on VHS, creates a portrait of novelist Chloe Aridjis and surrealist Leonora Carrington

In further news: artist’s plan to rebuild Berlin Wall shut down; and did Caravaggio die of stab wounds or syphilis?