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The Fits

By Simran Hans

Anna Rose Holmer’s sparkling directorial debut offers a fresh take on the female coming-of-ager.

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It’s Only the End of the World

By David Jenkins

Xavier Dolan’s latest is an accidental – and excruciating – exercise in endurance cinema.

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Sweet Dreams

By David Jenkins

Italian director Marco Bellocchio ends an impressive run with a slick but schlocky mama’s boy melodrama.

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A Cure for Wellness

By Anton Bitel

Gore Verbinski’s macabre asylum thriller offers an intoxicating blend of mystery and surrealism.

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Patriots Day

By Elena Lazic

Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg combine forces for this rousing reenactment of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Best

By Cian Traynor

The Northern Irish footballing icon gets the imbalanced, occasionally brilliant documentary he deserves.

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Logan

By David Jenkins

As Wolverine, Hugh Jackman bows out in real style in this soulful revisionist comic book yarn.

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Get Out

By Anton Bitel

Jordan Peele’s thoroughly modern horror examines racism in America with a sharp, darkly funny eye.

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Lost in France

By Jason Ward

This breezy trip through Glasgow’s indie music scene in the 1990s lacks a clear sense of direction.

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Hidden Figures

By David Jenkins

The spirited tale of three secret weapons used in NASA’s initial attempts to send a man into space.

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The Founder

By Elena Lazic

Michael Keaton turns the humble hamburger into big business in this supersized American Dream satire.

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Fifty Shades Darker

By David Jenkins

Could this be the most nauseatingly vanilla erotic film franchise in the history of cinema?

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LoveTrue

By Aimee Knight

Bombay Beach director Alma Har’el serves up an intriguing painted poem of a film.

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Le Parc

By David Jenkins

An innocent date in the park turns sinister in this burnished experimental gem from French director Damien Manivel.

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

By Adam Nayman

Ang Lee takes American exceptionalism to task in this hyper-real spectacle.

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Fences

By David Jenkins

Viola Davis steals the show in this faithful stage adaptation from director Denzel Washington.

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Prevenge

By David Jenkins

Alice Lowe explores the horrors of maternity in this blackly comic riff on Rosemary’s Baby.

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