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War Dogs

By David Jenkins

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill are two jacked-up arms dealers in Todd Phillips underwhelming true-to-life caper.

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Julieta

By David Jenkins

Pedro Almodóvar is back to his very best with this beautiful, quietly devastating portrait of a broken woman.

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Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

By Josh Slater-Williams

The electro pop pioneer opens up his home and his studio in this intimate if uneven documentary profile.

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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

By David Jenkins

The high-rolling times of apocryphal teen idol Conner4Real make for a maddeningly shallow movie experience.

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Behemoth

By David Jenkins

The poetry and horror of globalisation and manual labour are beautifully evoked in this haunting doc-fiction hybrid.

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The Childhood of a Leader

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Actor Brady Corbet moves behind the camera for this bold, baroque exploration into the roots of political evil.

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Tickled

By David Jenkins

A search for the inventor of competitive internet tickling gets very dark very quickly.

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Black

By David Jenkins

Gang warfare on the streets of Brussels is the backdrop of this flashy but unfulfilling romantic tragedy.

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Cosmos

By David Jenkins

Don’t miss this masterful, macabre swansong from mad Polish maestro Andrzej Zulawski.

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Kubo and the Two Strings

By Charlie Theobald

Laika Studios may have delivered their masterpiece with this staggering stop-motion fable.

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The Confession: Living the War on Terror

By David Jenkins

Warzone gadfly Moazzam Begg is the subject of this interrogative documentary about his life and times.

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Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words

By Phil Concannon

An intimate, revelatory portrait of the late Swedish film icon from director Stig Björkman.

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Wiener-Dog

By Elena Lazic

Greta Gerwig provides the spark in American nihilist Todd Solondz’s unofficial sequel to Welcome to the Dollhouse.

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Valley of Love

By David Jenkins

A film in which Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu play fictional versions of themselves should’ve been better.

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David Brent: Life on the Road

By Adam Woodward

Ricky Gervais revives his most famous – and cringeworthy – comic creation in this lamentable spin-off.

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Nerve

By Beth Perkin

The schoolyard game of Double Dare finally gets its own movie courtesy of Catfish directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.

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Pete’s Dragon

By Adam Woodward

Disney’s dazzling ode to childhood innocence and the power of imagination will make your heart soar.

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