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Stan & Ollie

By David Jenkins

Jon S Baird’s biopic makes you question whether the titular silent comedy duo were ever funny in the first place.

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An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

By David Jenkins

Aubrey Plaza endures a wild, weird night in Jim Hosking’s turgid follow-up to The Greasy Strangler.

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Vs

By Thomas Hobbs

Director Ed Lilly’s against-the-odds tale of a white UK rapper feels like a missed opportunity.

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Dogman

By Adam Woodward

A diminutive dog groomer comes a cropper in this dour crime fable from Italian director Matteo Garrone.

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Fahrenheit 11/9

By Adam Woodward

Michael Moore takes aim at both sides of the political establishment in this scattershot survey of Trump’s America.

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Halloween

By Hannah Woodhead

David Gordon Green presents a John Carpenter-approved sequel to the slasher classic from 1978.

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Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

By Ed Gibbs

The ground-breaking label marks its half-century with a glossy new documentary celebrating its legacy.

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Sink

By Gus Edgar-Chan

There’s plenty of heart in Mark Gillis’ micro-budget survey of the UK’s job market crisis.

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Bad Times at the El Royale

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Seven strangers convene in a run-down Lake Tahoe hotel in Drew Goddard’s enjoyably pulpy ensemble mystery.

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22 July

By Hannah Woodhead

Paul Greengrass shows the action and aftermath of the 2011 Norway attacks in his latest terrorism-driven drama.

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Mandy

By Hannah Woodhead

Panos Cosmatos unleashes hell on Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough in this bloody, psychedelic headtrip.

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MFKZ

By Gus Edgar-Chan

This French-Japanese anime from directors Guillaume Renard and Shoujirou Nishimi is a twisted joyride.

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First Man

By Adam Woodward

Damien Chazelle’s dramatisation of the Apollo 11 mission only scratches the surface of its human subject.

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Columbus

By Hannah Woodhead

This absorbing debut feature from video essayist Kogonada explores the relationship between people and spaces.

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Tehran Taboo

By Finley Crebolder

Director Ali Soozandeh surveys a range of contemporary Iranian issues in this impressive rotoscoped animation.

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Kusama – Infinity

By David Jenkins

A short, sharp portrait of the trailblazing Japanese pop artist Yayoi Kusama, from director Heather Lenz.

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Us and Them

By Gus Edgar-Chan

Joe Martin’s over-directed post-Brexit fable feels like a collection of different auteurs vying for attention.

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