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Darkest Hour

By Trevor Johnston

Gary Oldman is on career-best form in this standard issue Winston Churchill biopic from director Joe Wright.

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard

By David Jenkins

This potty-mouthed road trip from Coventry to The Hague stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L Jackson and some top comic bants.

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Revisiting forgotten queer classic Prick Up Your Ears

By Catherine Pearson

This tragicomic Joe Orton biopic offers a fascinating glimpse into London’s hidden homosexual community.

Queer classic Prick Up Your Ears is returning to cinemas

By Little White Lies

Gary Oldman delivers a sensational turn in this biopic of the late playwright Joe Orton.

Is Nil by Mouth the bleakest kitchen-sink drama ever made?

By William Carroll

With his directorial debut, Gary Oldman offers a deeply affecting study of addiction and domestic abuse.

Man Down

By Jack Godwin

A fired-up Shia LaBeouf tries and fails to salvage this muddled war drama.

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10 great films to get you in the mood for autumn

By Joel Blackledge

As the nights draw in and the leaves turn it’s time to cosy up with these seasonal gems.

Why The Firm has stood its ground for over 25 years

By Wilbur Charles-Roberts

Alan Clarke’s made-for-TV classic remains the most authentic film about football hooliganism ever made.

Sid and Nancy

By David Jenkins

A 30th anniversary re-release for Alex Cox’s tragic tale of punk royalty lost to the needle.

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Child 44

By David Jenkins

Tom Hardy’s Russian accent may be a deal breaker for many watching this enjoyable potboiler.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

By Paul Fairclough

This latest instalment in the Apes franchise, about the preservation of humanity, lacks any genuine human characters.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

By Adam Woodward

Gary Oldman puts in a career-best shift in this gripping story of duplicity and paranoia.

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