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Bodies Bodies Bodies

By Hannah Strong

Halina Reijn's amusing debut feature satirises Gen Z nihilism but doesn't have much to say about the pop culture stereotypes it depicts.

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See How They Run

By Hannah Strong

An all-star cast can't save this predictable, often irritating attempt at putting a twist on Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap.

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Official Competition

By David Jenkins

Penélope Cruz excels as a preening arthouse filmmaker in this delicious satire of making art without compromise.

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Mr. Malcolm’s List

By Emma Fraser

A charming cast bring out the best in this frothy Austenesque period romance.

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Anaïs in Love

By Jasmine Valentine

A flighty young woman sets out to seduce a lover’s girlfriend in Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet’s charming queer romance.

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The Good Boss

By David Jenkins

The always-great Javier Bardem punches below his weight in this naggingly light comedy of workplace manners.

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Brian and Charles

By Laura Venning

Jim Archer expands on his 2017 short film about an eccentric Welsh inventor and his robot companion with a feature-length adaptation.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru

By David Jenkins

The Minions scarcely feature in this screwball supervillain origin story that’s shamefully short on lols.

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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

By Leila Latif

A retired widow sets out on a journey of sexual discovery in Sophie Hyde’s sensual, sex-positive dramedy.

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All My Friends Hate Me

By Adam Woodward

A birthday party turns into the weekend from hell for the man of the hour in Andrew Gaynord’s horror-tinged social satire.

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Bergman Island

By Lillian Crawford

Mia Hansen-Løve’s lilting rumination on art, relationships and cinephilia is one of her most accomplished and moving films to date.

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Emergency

By Alicia Haddick

Three college students eager to party end up in a fraught situation in director Carey Williams’ comedy-thriller.

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Saint-Narcisse

By Marina Ashioti

Queercore godhead Bruce LaBruce returns with a wild, camp incest odyssey set in 1970s Quebec.

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

By Hannah Strong

Nicolas Cage plays an out-of-work version of himself in Tom Gormican’s well-meaning but underwhelming meta action-comedy.

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The Lost City

By Adam Woodward

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum embark on a journey to a mysterious ancient land in this charming action-comedy.

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Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood

By David Jenkins

This magnificent mid-century memory piece from Richard Linklater is up there with the director’s finest films.

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The Bubble

By Leila Latif

Judd Apatow assembles a star-studded cast for this surprisingly fun Covid-themed comedy.

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