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Bumblebee

By Elena Lazic

There’s a dash of Spielbergian charm in this thrilling family adventure from director Travis Knight.

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It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

By Karen Krizanovich

Frank Capra’s festive classic returns to the big screen this Christmas – and it’s an opportunity not to be missed.

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Lizzie

By Adam Woodward

The grisly case of the Borden Murders is exhumed in this well-acted but heavy-handed drama.

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The House That Jack Built

By David Jenkins

Lars von Trier is up to his old tricks in this absurdly macabre and deeply self-conscious portrait of a serial killer.

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The Mule

By Mark Asch

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this outstanding American road movie about an ageing drug runner.

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Free Solo

By Aimee Knight

A climber’s quest to summit Yosemite’s El Capitan without ropes takes on a troubling ulterior motive.

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Aquaman

By Elena Lazic

DC Comics chance their arm with this zany, entertaining and frequently confounding underwater epic.

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An Elephant Sitting Still

By Matt Thrift

Hu Bo’s search for hope and humanity in present-day China is a monumental debut tinged with tragedy.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

By Kambole Campbell

Multiple Spider-Mans makes for outrageous fun in Marvel’s slick, constantly surprising multiverse animation.

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Meteors

By Thomas Nguyen

Turkish filmmaker Gürcan Keltek uses a meteor shower as a metaphor for human conflict in this docu-fiction hybrid.

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White Boy Rick

By Caitlin Quinlan

A smalltime teenage drug-pusher turns FBI informant in director Yann Demange’s Detroit-set crime drama.

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Tides

By Rory Marsh

Old friends rekindle their relationship while navigating England’s waterways in Tupaq Felber’s uncompromising debut feature.

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Mortal Engines

By Tom Huddleston

Despite some spectacular production design, this is far from a precision-tooled adaptation of Philip Reeve’s steampunk fantasy.

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Mug

By Gus Edgar-Chan

A heavy metal lover undergoes a face transplant in Małgorzata Szumowska’s biting, uneven social satire.

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The Old Man & the Gun

By Hannah Woodhead

Robert Redford plays an ageing gentleman bankrobber in this glorious throwback to his ’70s pomp.

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The Image Book

By Abbey Bender

A unique, typically oblique late-career wonder from French master New Wave godhead Jean-Luc Godard.

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Roma

By David Jenkins

Alfonso Cuaròn’s monumental love poem to Mexico and the woman who made him a man.

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