Crime

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

By David Jenkins

Benoit Blanc enters the canon of iconic movie characters with Rian Johnson’s second foray into whodunit (nu-dunit?) territory.

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Decision to Leave

By Hannah Strong

The South Korean auteur known for squid-chomping, luxe erotica and graphic torture is back with a seductive mystery thriller.

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The Score

By Natasha Jagger

Writer/director Malachi Smyth's feature debut is a musical heist film that struggles to strike the right chord.

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Casablanca Beats

By Marina Ashioti

A former rapper sets up a hip-hop programme for the participants of his local youth group in Nabil Ayouch’s well-meaning drama.

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The Outfit

By Josh Slater-Williams

A tailor and his assistant become caught up in organised crime in Graham Moore’s compelling drama.

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The Batman

By Adam Woodward

Robert Pattinson’s grunge prince vows to wash the scum off Gotham’s streets in Matt Reeves’ noirish detective thriller.

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Death on the Nile

By Hannah Strong

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in a second Agatha Christie adaptation, but we’d rather he hadn’t.

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Petrov’s Flu

By Mark Asch

Kirill Serebrennikov presents a fascinating, intense portrait of a comic book artist who suffers from a strange illness.

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Flag Day

By Mark Asch

Sean Penn’s directorial follow-up to The Last Face is a blatantly self-indulgent vanity project full of tiring clichés.

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Raging Fire

By Kambole Campbell

The final film by the great Benny Chan is a glorious throwback to the golden days of Hong Kong action flicks.

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Halloween Kills

By Adam Woodward

Michael Myers runs amok once more in director David Gordon Green’s strangely lacklustre slasher sequel.

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The Many Saints of Newark

By Hannah Strong

Tony Soprano’s teenage years take centre stage in Alan Taylor’s prequel to the legendary television series.

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The Collini Case

By Marina Ashioti

Morality, justice and the limits of the law are explored in this clichéd adaptation of Ferdinand von Schirach’s bestselling novel.

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Shorta

By Lou Thomas

This slick crime-thriller sees civil unrest spill over on the streets of Copenhagen as the boys in blue lose control.

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Wildland

By Rafa Sales Ross

Sidse Babett Knudsen excels in this claustrophobic crime drama from first-time director Jeanette Nordahl.

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Stillwater

By Hannah Strong

Matt Damon fights for his daughter’s freedom in Tom McCarthy’s turgid drama based on the murder of Meredith Kercher.

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Zola

By Hannah Strong

Taylour Paige and Riley Keough star in a wild Floridian road trip movie based on an iconic Twitter thread.

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