The Suicide Squad

By Lillian Crawford

James Gunn doubles down on his crass brand of humour in this charmless, unfunny and facile franchise redo.


The Sparks Brothers

By Ed Gibbs

Edgar Wright’s tribute to two of his musical heroes is an exhilarating look back over a unique pop career.

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Jungle Cruise

By Lou Thomas

Expectations be damned: Disney’s riverboat caper is one of the year’s most purely pleasurable motion pictures.

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Luz: The Flower of Evil

By Anton Bitel

A backwater preacher pushes his small congregation to its limits in this quasi-mystical Colombian parable.

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By David Jenkins

A Syrian musician relocates to a remote Scottish island in Ben Sharrock’s comedy-tinged asylum seeker drama.



By Hannah Strong

A family’s dream vacation turns into a nightmare when they start to age rapidly in M Night Shyamalan’s latest twisty thriller.


Bye Bye Morons

By Ariel Klinghoffer

Despite Virginie Efira’s best efforts, this inane comedy from director Albert Dupontel is destined to be forgotten.


Night of the Kings

By Fred Onyango

Philippe Lacôte’s multi-layered, prison-set theatrical extravaganza is a rich and original take on national myth-making.


Two of Us

By David Jenkins

Filippo Meneghetti’s debut feature about a late-life same-sex romance hits all the right emotional notes.


Space Jam: A New Legacy

By Rogan Graham

This bloated reboot of the hit ’90s cartoon crossover is little more than a cynical exercise in brand synergy.


Fear Street: 1666

By Josh Slater-Williams

Netflix’s time-skipping horror trilogy reaches a satisfying conclusion via a 17th-century Sarah Fier origin story.

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Nowhere Special

By Adam Woodward

This tender drama about a father forced to give up his young son reinforces James Norton’s star credentials.



By David Jenkins

Jean Dujardin becomes dangerously obsessed with a deerskin jacket in Quentin Dupieux’s slighter-than-slight comedy.


The Witches of the Orient

By Kambole Campbell

This riveting sports documentary tells the stranger-than-fiction story of the famed Japanese women’s volleyball team.

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Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

By Leila Latif

Questlove’s rhapsodic documentary revives the long-forgotten 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, aka ‘Black Woodstock’.

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By Sarah Williams

This tender biopic explores the artistic and sexual awakening of Moomins creator Tove Jansson.


Fear Street: 1978

By Josh Slater-Williams

The second part of Netflix’s RL Stine-inspired horror trilogy is a serious upgrade on its muddled predecessor.

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