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The Perfection

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Too Late to Die Young

By David Jenkins

Kids hang loose as their parents attempt to build them a new civilisation in this easygoing political fable.

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Beats

By Josh Slater-Williams

Mismatched buddy antics power this enjoyable and euphoric trip back to the '90s warehouse rave scene.

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Madeline’s Madeline

By Manuela Lazic

Newcomer Helena Howard is astonishing in Josephine Decker’s bold exploration of art and authorship.

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Amazing Grace

By David Jenkins

The live recording of Aretha Franklin’s seminal gospel album is one of the great music documentaries.

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High Life

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Claire Denis contemplates existence, evolution and survival in deep space with Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche.

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Woman at War

By Aimee Knight

An Icelandic choir teacher stakes a stand against big business in this compelling eco-thriller.

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Donbass

By David Jenkins

War leads to absurd moral decline in the Ukraine in Sergei Losnitza’s pitch-dark comedy of oppression.

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Avengers: Endgame

By Hannah Woodhead

The stars align one final time in this emotional and fitting finale to the Avengers saga.

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Ash is Purest White

By Trevor Johnston

Jia Zhangke combines gangster pic and social critique to thrilling effect with help from his regular partner in crime Zhao Tao.

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Styx

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Susanne Wolff plays a woman lost at sea in this smart nautical allegory from Wolfgang Fischer.

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Dragged Across Concrete

By Hannah Woodhead

Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn play a pair of corrupt cops in S Craig Zahler’s ultraviolent latest.

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Diamantino

By Stephanie Watts

The world’s greatest footballer suffers a crisis of confidence in this colourful fantasy satire.

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Yuli

By Indiana Tarrant

This vibrant drama recounts one man’s journey to becoming the first POC dancer in the Royal Ballet.

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Wild Rose

By Beth Webb

Jessie Buckley dazzles in this heel-tapping ballad of an aspiring Glaswegian country star

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Nervous Translation

By Matt Turner

Shireen Seno’s striking second feature explores a period of social change from a child’s perspective.

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Shazam!

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Beat it, Batman. Step aside, Supes. The DC Extended Universe has got itself a new golden boy.

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