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Okja

By David Jenkins

Bong Joon-ho delivers a colourful satire that questions the relationship between capitalism, food and pets.

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Edith Walks

By David Jenkins

Andrew Kötting embarks on another of his rambling, shambling pilgrimages.

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The Seasons in Quincy: The Four Portraits of John Berger

By David Jenkins

The famed author of Ways of Seeing is the subject of this chaotic but charming doc.

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In This Corner of the World

By Michael Leader

This Japanese anime from Sunao Katabuchi doesn’t quite reach the dizzy heights of Studio Ghibli.

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Transformers: The Last Knight

By Adam Woodward

Michael Bay once again puts the ‘bro’ in Hasbro with this staggeringly incoherent Arthurian epic.

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Destination Unknown

By Juliette Cottu

This powerful new documentary gleans new testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust.

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By the Time It Gets Dark

By Eve Watling

Anocha Suwichakornpong’s dreamlike investigation into the history of activism in Thailand is well worth catching.

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The Book of Henry

By David Jenkins

The director of Jurassic World skids off the rails in this bafflingly misguided kiddie revenge fantasia.

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Stockholm My Love

By Eve Watling

A rare misfire from director Mark Cousins, as he turns his camera to the streets of the Swedish capital.

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Slack Bay

By Phil Concannon

It’s slapstick cannibal class war on the seaside from one of Europe’s most unique and consistently surprising directors.

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All Eyez on Me

By Thomas Hobbs

This lamentable tribute to Tupac Shakur is an exercise in how not to make a music biopic.

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Whitney: Can I Be Me

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Nick Broomfield explores the context behind the untimely death of soul-pop sensation, Whitney Houston.

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Gifted

By Elena Lazic

Marc Webb follows up his Spider-Man movies with a sensitive and well-made tearjerker about a child genius.

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A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey

By Juliette Cottu

This decent documentary captures the thrills and dangers of front-line war photography.

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Dangerous Game

By Greg Evans

Calum “Son of George” Best leads a Z-list cast in this ludicrously silly British crime thriller.

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Churchill

By Phil Concannon

It’s two fingers up for this cosy and conventional biopic of the much vaunted British PM.

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The Mummy

By David Jenkins

The twinkling insta-charm of Tom Cruise can’t save this mangled mutt of a movie epic.

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