Words by Yazz James
Tenet Dir. Christopher Nolan
Featuring performances from John David Washington, Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Debicki, Nolan’s latest mind-bending feature Tenet is still showing in cinemas around the city.
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
Screening from the end of September, Attenborough’s new documentary highlights the beauty of the natural world and the damage that humans have done to it. Watching it on the big screen also offers viewers the chance to witness a conversation between Attenborough and Sir Michael Palin. It is also set to go on Netflix later on this year.
The Great British Bake Off — Channel 4
Back just in time for the start of term, The Great British Bake Off returns to our screens with twelve contestants this September.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things Dir. Charlie Kaufman
Available on Netflix, Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things is a psychological drama centred on a young couple as they take a roadtrip.
Criminal: United Kingdom
The second season of Netflix’s police-procedural drama has been released on the streaming site. With four episodes, each explores a different criminal investigation. Warning: themes of sexual violence are evident in this series.
Matthias et Maxime Dir Xavier Dolan
A story of friendship, love and everything in-between, Xavier Dolan directs and stars in the tender Matthias et Maxime is streaming on MUBI.
Never Rarely Sometimes Always Dir. Eliza Hittman
Summer saw the release of Hittman’s down-to-earth film. It follows Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin (Talia Ryder) as they travel by bus in search of an abortion clinic. The feature is vulnerable and controlled, taking its time to realise its central characters. You can rent it on Amazon Prime.