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Tell It to the Bees

By Ella Kemp

Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger star in Annabel Jankel’s emotionally-strained sapphic romance.

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Gwen

By Josh Slater-Williams

William McGregor’s atmospheric Industrial Revolution-era folk horror runs out of plot.

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My Friend the Polish Girl

By David Jenkins

Directors Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek offer a unique, if not entirely successful spin on the culture clash drama.

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Making Noise Quietly

By Kambole Campbell

This measured adaptation of Robert Holman’s stage play can’t quite escape its theatre roots.

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The Edge

By Adam Woodward

England’s Test cricket side of 2009-2013 comes under the microscope in this candid documentary.

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Varda by Agnès

By Aimee Knight

The late doyenne of French cinema offers a personal guide through her treasured oeuvre.

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The Lion King

By Adam Woodward

Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s animated epic shows the studio’s remake philosophy is not so problem free.

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Only You

By David Jenkins

Laia Costa and Josh O’Connor are swept up in a whirlwind romance in Harry Wootliff’s tender debut.

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The Brink

By David Jenkins

Stephen K Bannon builds a right wing populist movement in this intriguing portrait of a self-styled political scoundrel.

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Our Time

By David Jenkins

Mexican maverick Carlos Reygadas directs and stars in this lyrical, unconventional relationship drama.

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Kursk: The Last Mission

By Anton Bitel

Thomas Vinterberg reconstructs the K-141 Kursk submarine disaster but throws in a few too many gimmicks.

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The Dead Don’t Die

By Hannah Woodhead

A cast of Jim Jarmusch regulars attempt to ward off the zombie apocalypse in this allegorical horror-comedy.

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Annabelle Comes Home

By Anton Bitel

The demonic doll is back playing paranormal havoc as this horror franchise points to its future.

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Vita and Virginia

By David Jenkins

A handsome if underpowered period drama on literary lesbianism and the early career of Virginia Woolf.

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Don’t Look Now (1973)

By David Jenkins

This ghostly 1973 adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s short story is a masterclass of staging, acting and editing.

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Knife + Heart

By Anton Bitel

A masked killer targets Vanessa Paradis’ adult film producer in Yann Gonzalez’s neon camp thriller.

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Never Look Away

By Matt Thrift

One of Germany’s most important living artists is the subject of this dud biography from Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.

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