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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga review – Miller you absolute mad man

By Hannah Strong

George Miller fires up his war rig and roars across the Australian outback once more, this time telling the origin story of the fearsome Imperator Furiosa.

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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes review – stop, I want to get off!

By Adam Woodward

The latest instalment in the simian cinema canon is a weak follow-up to the narrative established in its predecessors, as monkey in-fighting develops between various tribes.

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The Fall Guy review – good stunts, appalling script

By Hannah Strong

In David Leitch's bombastic salute to the Hollywood stunt industry, Ryan Gosling becomes inadvertently embroiled in a nefarious plot while trying to regain the trust of his former lover.

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Love Lies Bleeding review – hot, dirty, fast, combustible

By Hannah Strong

Kristen Stewart and Katy O'Brien are on fire as star-crossed lovers who get into a sweaty mess in Rose Glass's lurid '80s throwback thriller.

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Civil War review – sound without the fury

By Hannah Strong

Alex Garland's vision of a future America ravaged by conflict is impressively mounted but lacks political bite.

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Monkey Man review – a ferocious, rough-hewn directorial debut

By Kambole Campbell

Dev Patel emerges as a compelling action star in his directorial debut Monkey Man, a scrappy revenge tale set in a fictionalised Indian city where corruption is rife.

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Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire review – big, goofy fun

By David Jenkins

A surprisingly entertaining showdown sequel which opts for no funny stuff and doing the simple things well.

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Road House review – our house is a very, very, very bland house

By Hannah Strong

Doug Liman directs Jake Gyllenhaal in this mirthless unnecessary reimagining of the 1989 Swayze classic.

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Madame Web review – did anyone involved in this film actually want to be there?

By Hannah Strong

Dakota Johnson delivers a remarkably disinterested performance as a clairvoyant superhero in this shoddy Spider-Man spin-off.

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Argylle review – I’ve had more fun at dental appointments

By Hannah Strong

Bryce Dallas Howard and Sam Rockwell attempt to add some charm to an utterly charmless script in Matthew Vaughn's derivative spy comedy.

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Migration review – A sorely underpowered duck tale

By David Jenkins

A ripe set-up in which a family of ducks migrate in the wrong direction is squandered in this haphazard and empty family animation.

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The Beekeeper review – not enough bees

By Hannah Strong

David Ayer's latest action thriller is an underwhelming story about a retired secret agent who swears revenge against a tech bro scam company.

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Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom review – a superhero sequel that sinks

By David Jenkins

Aggressively unmemorable return to a garish CGI Atlantis in which Jason Momoa’s sub-aqua regent wards off another potential apocalypse.

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Godzilla Minus One review – Precision-tooled fun

By David Jenkins

Our atomic friend returns for a runout on the battered landscape of post-1945 Tokyo in Takashi Yamazaki’s stripped back action epic.

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The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes – lopsided prequel

By David Jenkins

Rachel Zegler and Tom Blyth head up this serviceable franchise prequel that divebombs into ignominy and obscurity during its protracted final act.

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The Killer review – throwback to the golden age of pulp fiction

By Hannah Strong

Michael Fassbender plays a contract killer suffering some professional setbacks in David Fincher's lean, mean new thriller.

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The Creator review – welcome, benevolent A.I. overlords!

By Leila Latif

Gareth Edwards serves up a visually ambitious story of war between humans and A.I. beings in this heartfelt sci-fi spectacle.

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