D: Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, Medicine for Melancholy).
S: Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Diego Luna, Ed Skrein, Pedro Pascal, Brian Tyree Henry, Teyonah Parris, Regina King, Dave Franco, Colman Domingo.
A cinematic cry of anguish. The best film of 2018?
THE SISTERS BROTHERS ★★★★½
D: Jacques Audiard (Dheepan, Rust and Bone, A Prophet, The Beat That My Heart Skipped, Read My Lips, A Self-Made Hero, See How They Fall).
S: Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed.
Director Jacques Audiard is a cinema master. He continually brings a fresh spin to the genres he touches. This Western's humour, rapid gunplay, chase structure, and thematic resonance are combined unusually and winningly.