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Zama

By David Jenkins

Lucrecia Martel’s tale of colonial misadventure in South America is one of the great cinematic achievements of the decade.

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On Chesil Beach

By David Jenkins

Marital woe plagues a young couple honeymooning on the Dorset coast in this Ian McEwan adaptation.

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Allure

By Anton Bitel

Evan Rachel Wood stars in this twisty erotic thriller about a cleaner who strikes up a friendship with a client’s daughter.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story

By Adam Woodward

This safe and fan service-heavy Han Solo origin story is the worst Star Wars movie since the prequel trilogy.

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Jeune Femme

By Christina Newland

Laetitia Dosch delivers a star turn in this charming Parisian drama from writer/director Léonor Serraille.

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Filmworker

By Thomas Hobbs

This documentary provides a fascinating insight into Stanley Kubrick’s world, via his right-hand man, Leon Vitali.

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Deadpool 2

By Hannah Woodhead

Ryan Reynolds’ merc with a mouth returns to the big screen for another instalment of X-rated antics.

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A Cambodian Spring

By Eve Watling

This thoughtful documentary shines a light on the Cambodian activists resisting the unlawful actions of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

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Breaking In

By Malika Kingston

Gabrielle Union turns the tables on her tormentors in this home invasion thriller.

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How to Talk to Girls at Parties

By Hannah Woodhead

John Cameron Mitchell returns to the director’s chair with a tale of teenage intergalactic romance.

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Redoubtable

By David Jenkins

A bold but ultimately disastrous biography of one of the leading lights of European cinematic invention.

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Mansfield 66/67

By Abbey Bender

Jayne Mansfield’s affair with the head of the Church of Satan is the focus of this compelling Hollywood doc.

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Entebbe

By Adam Woodward

Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl play freedom-loving terrorists in this underwhelming political thriller.

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Anon

By Lou Thomas

Hi-tech meets low morals in this timely sci-fi thriller starring Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried.

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That Good Night

By Manuela Lazic

John Hurt’s final screen performance is humorous and delicate, but isn’t enough to save this drab drama.

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Revenge

By Hannah Woodhead

Coralie Fargeat’s debut feature strives to reframe the rape-revenge subgenre but misses the mark by a considerable margin.

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The Young Karl Marx

By David Jenkins

Ever wondered why Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote The Communist Manifesto?

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