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Catfight

By Matthew Eng

Anne Heche and Sandra Oh get aggressive in Onur Tukel’s scathing new comedy.

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Headshot

By David Jenkins

Eye-watering violence is the dish of the day in this stylish though ultra-formulaic martial arts runaround.

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Kong: Skull Island

By Adam Woodward

Tom Hiddleston on Apocalypse Now, ‘Heart of Darkness’, and great blockbusters.

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Viceroy’s House

By David Jenkins

The dramatic story of Partition in India is rendered as a glossy, light comedy in this underwhelming effort from Gurinder Chadha.

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Certain Women

By David Jenkins

Director Kelly Reichardt returns with another brilliantly understated study of love and desire.

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The Student

By Tom Williams

Kirill Serebrennikov’s scintillating drama offers of stark look at contemporary Russian schooling.

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Trespass Against Us

By Phil Concannon

Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson are terrific in this sturdy traveller drama from first-time director Adam Smith.

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The Fits

By Simran Hans

Anna Rose Holmer’s sparkling directorial debut offers a fresh take on female coming-of-age.

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It’s Only the End of the World

By David Jenkins

Xavier Dolan’s latest is an accidental – and excruciating – exercise in endurance cinema.

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Sweet Dreams

By David Jenkins

Italian director Marco Bellocchio ends an impressive run with a slick but schlocky mama’s boy melodrama.

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A Cure for Wellness

By Anton Bitel

Gore Verbinski’s macabre asylum thriller offers an intoxicating blend of mystery and surrealism.

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Patriots Day

By Elena Lazic

Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg combine forces for this rousing reenactment of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Best

By Cian Traynor

The Northern Irish footballing icon gets the imbalanced, occasionally brilliant documentary he deserves.

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Logan

By David Jenkins

As Wolverine, Hugh Jackman bows out in real style in this soulful revisionist comic book yarn.

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Get Out

By Anton Bitel

Jordan Peele’s thoroughly modern horror examines racism in America with a sharp, darkly funny eye.

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Lost in France

By Jason Ward

This breezy trip through Glasgow’s indie music scene in the 1990s lacks a clear sense of direction.

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Hidden Figures

By David Jenkins

The spirited tale of three secret weapons used in NASA’s initial attempts to send a man into space.

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The Founder

By Elena Lazic

Michael Keaton turns the humble hamburger into big business in this supersized American Dream satire.

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