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Inside Out 2 review – earnest but unambitious

By Hannah Strong

New emotions arise in Kelsey Mann's charming sequel to Pixar's 2015 hit about the internal machinations of an American tweenager.

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Sorcery – A witch trial movie with a magical-realist twist

By Anton Bitel

Christopher Murray directs and stars in this intriguing and original drama about an 1880s Chilean trial for witchcraft.

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Hounds – This contrived crime story outstays its welcome

By David Jenkins

Two bumbling hoods in Casablanca are charged with disposing of a corpse in Kamal Lazraq’s disappointing thriller.

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Àma Gloria – Gorgeous domestic drama on the meaning of parenthood

By Marina Ashioti

Marie Amachoukeli’s second film is a triumph of political and emotional sensitivity in its depiction of a young girl and her nanny.

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Sasquatch Sunset – Gross-out larks with an anthropological twist

By David Jenkins

A family of mythical beasts are observed in their natural habitat in comic portrait of animals and their instincts.

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Here – A gorgeous study of fragile human bonds

By Laura Venning

A delicate study of human interaction in a space where the urban and the natural collide from director Bas Devos.

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Riddle of Fire review – whimsical and imaginative child’s play

By Hannah Strong

Three precocious kids set out on a quest for blueberry pie in Weston Razooli's throwback adventure film.

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Four Little Adults review – earnest yet soapy

By Marina Ashioti

Facing a marital crisis, a couple venture into the world of polyamory in Selma Vilhunen's Finnish relationship drama.

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Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey 2 review – witless nonsense

By David Jenkins

Another unwatchable slasher dirge from the IP graverobbers behind 2023’s unlikely cause celebre.

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The Dead Don’t Hurt review – elegiac and tenderly romantic

By David Jenkins

Viggo Mortensen's sombre take on the western evokes some classic Clint Eastwood films.

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Rosalie review – very simple and enjoyable

By Natasha Jagger

A young Frenchwoman in Brittany harbours a secret about her appearance until she marries a suitor interested in her dowry in this gentle period drama.

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Gasoline Rainbow review – glows brightly

By Katherine McLaughlin

The Ross Brothers create a portrait of youth in revolt in their first fiction film.

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The Beast review – a mind-boggling, sprawling romantic epic

By Hannah Strong

Across three timelines, a pair of lovers find each other again and again in Bertrand Bonello's ambitious, genre-defying latest.

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The Garfield Movie review – as messy as a child eating spaghetti

By David Jenkins

Another lacklustre animated foray into the lasagne-smeared world of Jim Davis’ most famous comic creation.

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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga review – Miller you absolute mad man

By Hannah Strong

George Miller fires up his war rig and roars across the Australian outback once more, this time telling the origin story of the fearsome Imperator Furiosa.

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Hoard review – proudly strange and provocative

By David Jenkins

Seek out this stunning, empathetic and radical British debut from first-time British filmmaker Luna Carmoon.

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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes review – stop, I want to get off!

By Adam Woodward

The latest instalment in the simian cinema canon is a weak follow-up to the narrative established in its predecessors, as monkey in-fighting develops between various tribes.

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