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The Kid Who Would Be King

By Jake Cunningham

A group of school kids embark on an Arthurian quest in Joe Cornish’s charming adventure movie.

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Piercing

By Elena Lazic

Mia Wasikowska and Christopher Abbot play wicked games in this psychosexual horror.

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Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno

By David Jenkins

Nothing happens for a very long time in Abdellatif Kechiche’s follow-up to Blue is the Warmest Colour.

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Jellyfish

By David Jenkins

The healing power of stand-up comedy is at the centre of James Gardner’s off-kilter kitchen sink drama.

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Isn’t It Romantic

By Patrick Sproull

Rebel Wilson stars in a fun meta rom-com that attempts to have its cake and eat it.

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Happy Death Day 2U

By Elena Lazic

This time-bending slasher sequel from writer/director Christopher Landon packs a surprising emotional punch.

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A Private War

By Elena Lazic

Rosamund Pike plays the late war correspondent Marie Colvin in this standard-issue biopic.

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High Flying Bird

By Adam Woodward

André Holland plays a sports agent who takes on the NBA in this quietly radical drama from Steven Soderbergh.

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All Is True

By Caitlin Quinlan

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in this familiar and rather silly William Shakespeare biopic.

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Cold Pursuit

By Lou Thomas

Liam Neeson plays a snowplow driver on the path of revenge in this frost-bitten action-comedy-thriller.

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If Beale Street Could Talk

By Tayler Montague

Intense melancholy and blissful romance mask an undercurrent of political outrage in Barry Jenkins’ rhapsodic take on James Baldwin.

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Boy Erased

By Ella Kemp

Lucas Hedges plays a young man struggling with his sexual identity in this tender drama from director Joel Edgerton.

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Alita: Battle Angel

By David Jenkins

Robert Rodriguez’s latest is that rare beast: a throwback, effects-driven science fiction epic that runs on an infectious sense of fun.

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Burning

By Trevor Johnston

Lee Chang-dong’s sly take on a Haruki Murakami short story is a slow-burn mystery touched by genius.

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Green Book

By Adam Woodward

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali embark on a tour of the Jim Crow south in Peter Farrelly’s crowd-pleasing buddy comedy.

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Velvet Buzzsaw

By Hannah Woodhead

Dan Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo reunite for a bizarre mystery horror set in LA’s fine art scene.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

By David Jenkins

Melissa McCarthy and Richard E Grant are on top form in Marielle Heller’s melancholy tale of forgery and friendship.

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