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Child’s Play

By Adam Woodward

The toy terror is back with a vengeance in this entertainingly gruesome slasher reboot.

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Mari

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Bobbi Jene Smith shines in this intimate dance-drama from first-time writer/director Georgia Parris.

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Toy Story 4

By Hannah Woodhead

Woody, Buzz and co team up for one last time (probably) in a largely enjoyable sequel that sees Pixar retread old ground.

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The Flood

By David Jenkins

The worthy cause of asylum in Europe is the subject of this hand-wringing political drama.

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The Captor

By David Jenkins

Ethan Hawke gets his scream on as the bank robber who coined the first recorded example of Stockholm Syndrome.

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Prophecy

By David Jenkins

The birth of a painting – from the building of the frame to its final sale – is the subject of this intriguing doc.

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A Season in France

By David Jenkins

A family of African refugees in Paris grapple with the asylum system in Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s dismaying drama.

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Men in Black: International

By Adam Woodward

The galaxy defenders suit up again in this softish reboot of the popular sci-fi action franchise.

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The Hummingbird Project

By Thomas Hobbs

The thrill-a-minute world of fibre-optic cable laying backdrops this uneven tale of humanity versus capitalism.

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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

By David Jenkins

On the road with Bob Dylan’s ramshackle rock circus in this kaleidoscopic concert chronicle.

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Diego Maradona

By Adam Woodward

Senna director Asif Kapadia delves into the controversial life and career of Argentina’s soccer messiah.

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Brightburn

By Charles Bramesco

A bad seed crash-lands to earth in this darkly entertaining riff on the Superman legend.

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Gloria Bell

By Ella Kemp

Julianne Moore plays a divorcé stepping to her own beat in Sebastián Lelio’s remake of his 2013 drama.

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Halston

By Josh Slater-Williams

The colourful life of the late American fashion designer is the focus of Frédéric Tcheng’s latest documentary.

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Eating Animals

By David Jenkins

If you didn’t realise there are environmental and economic downsides to consuming meat, then this entry-level film is for you.

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Liam Gallagher: As It Was

By Lou Thomas

The former Oasis frontman reflects on his life as a rock and roll star in this entertaining docu-profile.

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Late Night

By Hannah Woodhead

Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling are a joy to watch in this cosily conventional TV industry satire.

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