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You Have No Idea How Much I Love You

By David Jenkins

Polish director Pawel Lozinski presents an immersive, intimate portrait of a mother-daughter relationship.

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The Shape of Water

By Matt Thrift

Guillermo del Toro’s latest is a fairy tale for grown-ups with a cinephile twist – it may be his most perfect confection to date.

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Lady Bird

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Saoirse Ronan experiences growing pains in Sacramento in Greta Gerwig’s delightful indie comedy.

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Black Panther

By Hannah Woodhead

Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.

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Fifty Shades Freed

By Charles Bramesco

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan go out with a whimper in this mildly titillating trilogy capper.

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The 15:17 to Paris

By David Jenkins

Clint Eastwood cleverly restages a real-life act of heroism in this intriguing and moving docudrama.

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Loveless

By Cian Traynor

Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev follows up Leviathan with a bleak but captivating social drama.

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The Mercy

By David Jenkins

Colin Firth heads for the open ocean in this mysterious drama from British writer/director James Marsh.

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Lies We Tell

By Ella Kemp

Gabriel Byrne and Harvey Keitel slum it in the this subpar Brit gangster flick from Mitu Misra.

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Makala

By David Jenkins

Emmanuel Gras documents one man’s daily grind in the Democratic Republic of Congo in this tough but compelling film.

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Journey’s End

By David Jenkins

The grim realities of life in the World War One trenches is the subject of this rousing if unoriginal tale of soldiers on the edge of sanity.

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Roman J Israel, Esq

By Elena Lazic

Denzel Washington plays an altruistic attorney in this low-key crime thriller from Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy.

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The Nothing Factory

By David Jenkins

This Cannes-winning working class musical from Portugal’s Pedro Pinho is not all it seems.

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Downsizing

By Trevor Johnston

Matt Damon gets miniature in writer/director Alexander Payne’s daffy sci-fi parable.

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Last Flag Flying

By Craig Williams

Richard Linklater’s “spiritual sequel” to The Last Detail is one of his most impressive achievements.

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The Final Year

By Matt Turner

Documentarian Greg Barker gains unprecedented access to Barack Obama’s administration during his farewell tour.

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Lover for a Day

By Ian Barr

French auteur Philippe Garrel returns with another consummately crafted relationship drama.

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