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The Age of Shadows

By John Wadsworth

Wily resistance fighters take on wicked foreign occupiers in this breathless period thriller set in 1920s Korea.

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All This Panic

By Gabriela Helfet

A group of high school students takes centre stage in Jenny Gage’s seen-it-all-before documentary.

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Life

By Mike McCahill

Mars attacks in this underpowered creature feature with a crew of A-listers trapped on the International Space Station.

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Power Rangers

By David Jenkins

Angel Grove’s finest are dragged into the 21st century in this glossy, respectable reboot.

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The Lost City of Z

By Matt Thrift

James Gray channels Joseph Conrad in this immaculately-crafted but lacklustre epic.

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Aquarius

By Ian Barr

Brazilian writer/director Kleber Mendonça Filho returns with a highly original and unusual film about nostalgia.

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A Silent Voice

By Michael Leader

Don’t miss this quietly affecting coming-of-ager from anime director Naoko Yamada.

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The Salesman

By Mallory Andrews

Asghar Farhadi offers another astute look at contemporary Iranian society in this compelling relationship drama.

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Personal Shopper

By Manuela Lazic

Kristen Stewart excels in this strange, surprising and occasionally sublime film from Olivier Assayas.

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Dancer

By Lena Hanafy

This solid doc tells the the rags to riches back to rags back to riches tale of ballet-dancing bad boy, Sergei Polunin.

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Burning Sands

By John Wadsworth

Frat boy hazing becomes a metaphor for slavery in this muddled drama from director Gerard McMurray.

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The Chamber

By Jack Godwin

A hostile situation on a deep sea sub off the coast of North Korea – it’s sadly not as fun as it sounds.

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The Creeping Garden

By John Wadsworth

Suppurating slime mould takes the limelight in this eccentric, sci-fi themed documentary.

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Elle

By Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Isabelle Huppert and Paul Verhoeven reunite to potent effect in this sly, caustic social critique.

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The Love Witch

By Elena Lazic

With this retro-styled gem, director Anna Biller provides a sumptuous response to ’70s sexploitation horror.

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Beauty and the Beast

By David Jenkins

This luxuriant live-action refit of the beloved animated feature sees Disney extend its recent winning streak.

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Catfight

By Matthew Eng

Anne Heche and Sandra Oh get aggressive in Onur Tukel’s scathing new comedy.

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