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Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire review – formulaic and uninspired

By David Jenkins

Shoddy, rushed sequel that rides ramshod over past glories without offering anything new and exciting to this stale franchise.

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All of Us Strangers review – a supernova of a film

By Hannah Strong

Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal are electric in Andrew Haigh's twist on the modern ghost story, adapted from Taichi Yamada's cult novel.

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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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Barbie review – a gorgeously weird blockbuster event

By Hannah Strong

Greta Gerwig's behemoth blockbuster is a stranger, more fascinating film than its hyper-corporate marketing would suggest.

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Medusa

By Marina Ashioti

A blend of horror and satire unveiling the violent paradoxes of religious hypocrisy and aesthetic expectations.

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The Flash

By Hannah Strong

Ezra Miller stars as Ezra Miller and Ezra Miller, and Michael Keaton is also there, in Andy Mushietti's take on DC's speediest superhero.

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The Little Mermaid

By Leila Latif

Halle Bailey’s charms can’t distract from all the bizarre choices at the heart of this underwhelming live-action remake.

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Renfield

By Hannah Strong

Nicholas Hoult plays Count Dracula’s long-suffering servant in Chris McKay’s underwhelming horror-comedy.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves

By Hannah Strong

The team behind Game Night offer a peppy spin on the classic 1970s roleplaying game, with Chris Pine as a rogue seeking revenge on those who have wronged him.

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The Five Devils

By David Jenkins

Léa Mysius crafts an enigmatic tale about a young girl with a magical sense of smell in her auspicious second feature.

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Avatar: The Way of Water

By David Jenkins

A gaudy blue folly which encapsulates James Cameron’s strength as an image-maker, but weakness as a storyteller.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

By Cheyenne Bunsie

Writer/director Ryan Coogler expands his colonialist critique in this epic MCU sequel which also pays moving tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman.

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Cette Maison

By Marina Ashioti

Miryam Charles' debut is a stunning drama that takes direct inspiration from her cousin's unexpected death.

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Inu-Oh

By Daniel Schindel

A dancer and a musician form a unique friendship in Masaaki Yuasa's fantastical animated musical.

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Strawberry Mansion

By Charles Bramesco

A dream auditor becomes caught up with an ageing eccentric in Kentucker Audley and Albert Birney's highly imaginative feature.

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Three Thousand Years of Longing

By Catherine Bray

Mad Max director George Miller returns to the big screen with an adaptation of modern-day fable The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye.

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Thor: Love and Thunder

By Adam Woodward

Taika Waititi returns to the MCU five years after Thor: Ragnarok with a disappointing sequel sorely lacking in charm and imagination.

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