Lost in Paris

By Joe Boden

A modern take on silent slapstick is the order of the day in this wacky French farce.



By Sarah Gosling

Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding head up this dark improv-based comedy from fist-time director Mercedes Grower.


The Prince of Nothingwood

By Anton Bitel

Salim Shaheen, Afghanistan’s singular, strutting auteur, is the subject of this wonderfully entertaining doc.

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By Mark Allison

Cate Blanchett plays 13 different characters in this bold conceptual drama from director Julian Rosefeldt.

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By Ed Gibbs

George Clooney adds a dark directorial flourish to the Coen brothers’ tale of murder and moral panic in smalltown USA.


Beach Rats

By David Jenkins

A Brooklyn teen struggles to find his own identity in Eliza Hittman’s stirring ballad of sexual awakening.

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By David Jenkins

Sono Sion deconstructs power relationships on a porn movie set in this colourful, cacophonous miniature.


Battle of the Sexes

By David Jenkins

Emma Stone and Steve Carell go head-to-head in this fascinating true story of sport and sexism.



By Matt Turner

This affectionate documentary chronicles the life and work of renowned primatologist Jane Goodall.


Ingrid Goes West

By Matthew Eng

Aubrey Plaza plays a very modern kind of antiheroine in Matt Spicer’s darkly comic social media satire.



By David Jenkins

Two men return from war only to be confronted by racism in Dee Rees’ vital and sprawling American epic.

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By Isobel Raphael

The grotesque commerciality of big-game hunting is laid bare in this tough but vital animal welfare doc.


Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

By Phil Concannon

Annette Bening and Jamie Bell prove a likeable pairing in this otherwise bland Gloria Grahame biopic.


Justice League

By Hannah Woodhead

The latest film off the DC production line sees Batman and co team up to fight an ancient evil force, with underwhelming results.



By Michael Leader

Despite some initial promise, this striking looking anime from director Akiyuki Shinbô quickly fizzles out.


Good Time

By Adam Woodward

Robert Pattinson gets down and dirty in New York City in the Safdies’ authentically gritty crime thriller.

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Daddy’s Home 2

By David Jenkins

This dire sequel filled with mechanically-reclaimed comedy marks a depressing low point for Will Ferrell.


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