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Sully

By Ethan Vestby

Clint Eastwood is on stunning form as he depicts the ‘miracle on the Hudson’ with the help of Tom Hanks.

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The Unknown Girl

By Trevor Johnston

An exceptional lead performance isn’t enough to lift the latest Dardenne brothers movie to greatness.

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Chi-Raq

By Adam Woodward

This stylish, urgent Chicago-set satire is a major return to form for its director, Spike Lee.

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The Dreamed Ones

By David Jenkins

A romance between two poetic giants of the 20th century is rendered in a unique and affecting fashion.

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Blue Velvet (1986)

By David Jenkins

David Lynch’s peek behind the curtain of smalltown USA remains as beautiful and unnerving as ever.

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Bleed for This

By David Jenkins

Miles Teller shows off his true acting might in this solid sports drama with a twist.

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Moana

By Alexia Stam

A feisty Polynesian princess takes care of business on the high seas in this delightful animated caper.

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A United Kingdom

By Phil Concannon

Director Amma Asante digs up a vital forgotten story from British history starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.

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Creepy

By Glenn Heath Jr

Kiyoshi Kurosawa returns to form in this menacing and stylish psychological thriller.

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Paterson

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

One of 2016’s finest pulls up just before the year ends, and Adam Driver is sat smiling at the wheel.

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Bad Santa 2

By David Jenkins

Billy Bob Thornton’s dangerously alcoholic Father Christmas return for this cheap and cheerful sequel.

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Starless Dreams

By Caroline Middleton

Hear the shocking stories of Iranian women coerced into crime.

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The Wailing

By Anton Bitel

An outbreak of madness and murder takes hold of a small South Korean town in this superlative thriller.

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Allied

By David Jenkins

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard are lovers in the crosswind of war in this underwhelming romantic melodrama.

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United States of Love

By Lauren Thompson

An exploration of love in 1990s Poland that fails to match its striking visuals with true emotional weight.

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Your Name

By David Jenkins

This Japanese box office behemoth arrives in the UK, but does it live up to the hype?

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Indignation

By David Jenkins

Philip Roth’s 29th novel is adapted to the big screen, with intriguing rather than supremely satisfying results.

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