Code 46

Code 46

Global surveillance, electronic tags and genetic modification gone mad – welcome to the brave new world, as envisaged by Michael Winterbottom in his new film, Code 46. Charlie Phillips enjoys a doomed love story set in the not-too-distant future

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Young Adam (DVD)

Young Adam (DVD)

For his second feature film as director, David Mackenzie chose to adapt this icy tale of alienation and dislocation on Glasgow’s canals by cult Scottish writer Alexander Trocchi. Charlie Phillips was chilled but impressed

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Wondrous Oblivion

Wondrous Oblivion

Second movies are hard enough at the best of times, but British writer-director Paul Morrison doesn’t believe in an easy life. Charlie Phillips enjoys his new film which mixes up religion, race relations and cricket

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Orlando

Sally Potter is one of Britain’s busiest multimedia directors, but her work rarely reaches mainstream audiences. Her adaptation of a gender-bending novel by Virginia Woolf is unlikely to be any different, says Charlie Phillips

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To Kill A King

To Kill A King

Oliver Cromwell’s problems with the royalists were nothing compared to the financial troubles that beset this British film. Charlie Phillips reviews a civil war story that fails to live up to its promise

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