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The Women (1939)

By Caroline Golum

Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell are as sensational as ever in George Cukor’s classic Hollywood comedy.

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Christopher Robin

By Ella Kemp

Piglet, Pooh and Tigger too are brought back to life in this big-hearted Disney live-action animation.

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The Eyes of Orson Welles

By David Jenkins

Mark Cousins returns with an essay feature on the doodles and draftsmanship of Orson Welles.

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The Equalizer 2

By Adam Woodward

Denzel Washington emphatically reaffirms his action star credentials in this slick sequel.

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Mildred Pierce (1945)

By David Jenkins

In tandem with a big Joan Crawford retrospective, this moving noir scorcher returns to cinemas.

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Under the Tree

By David Jenkins

Neighbours go to war in this bitterly cynical Icelandic comedy about our capacity for malevolence.

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Unfriended: Dark Web

By Hannah Woodhead

A group of friends become embroiled in a sadistic internet game in the latest found footage phenomenon.

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The Meg

By Hannah Woodhead

Jason Statham squares off against a prehistoric behemoth in Jon Turteltaub’s silly and overcomplicated thriller.

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The Heiresses

By Hannah Woodhead

Ana Brun’s award-winning performance powers this empathetic portrait of Paraguayan elites.

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Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy

By David Jenkins

A pleasantly stripped back and non hyperbolic portrait of a working landscape artist.

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A Sicilian Ghost Story

By Elena Lazic

A young girl attempts to unravel the mystery of her friend's disappearance in Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza’s second feature.

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Hearts Beat Loud

By Hannah Woodhead

A single father and his teenage daughter form a band in Brett Haley's sweet comedy.

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The Apparition

By David Jenkins

A photojournalist undertakes a truth-seeking mission from the Catholic Church in Xavier Giannoli's new drama.

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The Escape

By Adam Woodward

Gemma Arterton excels in this quietly devastating character study about a desperate housewife.

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El mar la mar

By Glenn Heath Jr

Joshua Bonnetta and J.P. Sniadecki present a moving portrait of life in the U.S-Mexico border region.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp

By Hannah Woodhead

Marvel checks in with their most diminutive hero in this entertaining Infinity War Part Two pit-stop.

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Apostasy

By David Jenkins

The dark chasm between traditional religion and modern living is the subject of Daniel Kokotajlo’s harrowing debut feature.

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