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Bunch of Kunst

By Eve Watling

This doc about bile-spilling anarcho-rockers Sleaford Mods is also an encapsulation of working class malaise.

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Rules Don’t Apply

By Glenn Heath Jr

This minor-key return for Hollywood legend Warren Beatty is a passionate slow-release gem.

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Their Finest

By David Jenkins

Gemma Arterton gives Blighty a much-needed morale boost in this charming wartime comedy-drama.

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Letters from Baghdad

By Eve Watling

The controversial life and times of explorer Gertrude Bell is the subject of this patchwork doc narrated by Tilda Swinton.

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Clash

By Christina Newland

Egyptian director Mohamed Diab counts the cost of the Tahrir Square protests in this compelling human drama.

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

By Manuela Lazic

They bought a zoo, and now the Nazis want it. Jessica Chastain stars in this soft-edged wartime drama.

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The Transfiguration

By David Jenkins

The vampire movie gets an injection of postmodern blood in this intriguing teen drama.

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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

By Adam Woodward

A charming romance anchors this handsome boxing drama from director Juho Kuosmanen.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

By Sophie Wyatt

On the occasion of Jack Nicholson’s 80th, the BFI give this tragicomic classic another big screen run out.

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The Sense of an Ending

By David Jenkins

Charlotte Rampling and Jim Broadbent are on typically fine form in this era-spanning drama.

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Fast and Furious 8

By Adam Woodward

Dwayne Johnson ups the ante as the automotive action franchise successfully navigates a tricky existential crossroads.

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The Handmaiden

By Abbey Bender

Park Chan-wook’s sumptuous erotic thriller is among his boldest works to date.

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The Belko Experiment

By Anton Bitel

Greg McLean and James Gunn turn just another day at the office into full-blown battle royale.

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Going in Style

By Ian Mantgani

Zach Braff directs this subpar septuagenarian comedy about giving mortality the slip.

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City of Tiny Lights

By Katherine McLaughlin

Riz Ahmed’s acting talents are wasted in this needlessly convoluted noir thriller.

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Aftermath

By Eve Watling

Arnie struggles with the simple dramatic demands of this insidiously nasty blue-collar revenge yarn.

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A Dark Song

By Sophie Wyatt

Steven Oram stars in this occult-themed psycho-thriller that veers on the arty side of horror.

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