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Zombi Child

By Ella Kemp

A history lesson turns into a horror movie in Bertrand Bonello’s bold reclamation of the zombie legend.

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Zombieland: Double Tap

By David Jenkins

A tiresome folly that rejoins us with the characters of a mildly successful 2009 horror-comedy which absolutely no-one remembers.

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Mystify: Michael Hutchence

By Trevor Johnston

This tender portrait of the exuberant INXS frontman avoids tabloid hysteria in its search for a fragile soul.

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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

By Trevor Johnston

Aardman’s woolly hero has an unexpected visitor in this warm-hearted stop-motion sequel.

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Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

By BP Flanagan

Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly’s timeless musical remains an effervescent, life-affirming wonder.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

By Hannah Woodhead

This sweet-natured, Tom Sawyer-esque tale of unlikely companionship has just enough charm to keep it going.

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

By Elena Lazic

Angelina Jolie and co are back is this muddled and misguided sequel to Disney’s inverted fairy tale.

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What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire?

By Manuela Lazic

Roberto Minervini’s vital documentary follows in the wake of a series of brutal killings of black men in the US.

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Non-Fiction

By David Jenkins

Juliette Binoche is reunited with writer/director Olivier Assayas for this sharply observed satire of the publishing industry.

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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

By Roxanne Sancto

Jesse Pinkman returns in the long-awaited big-screen send off for one of television’s best-loved characters.

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Beanpole

By Kambole Campbell

Kantemir Balagov’s beautiful drama depicts the lasting wounds left by war, both physical and psychological.

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Gemini Man

By Hannah Woodhead

Will Smith goes mano-a-mano with his younger self in director Ang Lee’s exhilarating action spectacle.

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American Woman

By David Jenkins

A star turn from Sienna Miller powers this poignant blue-collar drama from writer/director Jake Scott.

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The Day Shall Come

By Adam Woodward

Chris Morris exposes the “dark farce” at the heart of US homeland security in this blunt political satire.

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Hitsville: The Making of Motown

By Adam Woodward

Berry Gordy leads a roster of iconic artists in paying tribute to one of the most successful record companies of the 20th century.

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Joker

By David Jenkins

Todd Phillips’ supervillain origin story strains so hard for seriousness and relevance that it cracks into a million pieces.

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Good Posture

By Ella Kemp

Emily Mortimer stars in this half-baked adulting dramedy from actor-turned-director Dolly Wells.

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