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Pet Sematary

By Elena Lazic

A case of miscasting fatally undermines this adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling 1983 novel.

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3 Faces

By Trevor Johnston

This brisk road movie from Jafar Panahi sees the Iranian director on top observational form.

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Out of Blue

By David Jenkins

Patricia Clarkson is dangerously out of her depth in Carol Morley’s mind-boggling detective noir.

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Dumbo

By Hannah Woodhead

Tim Burton’s overstuffed and underwhelming sideshow act lacks a sense of wonder.

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The Highwaymen

By Adam Woodward

This drab Depression-era procedural takes a sideways look at the Bonnie and Clyde saga.

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At Eternity’s Gate

By Hannah Woodhead

Despite a fine turn from Willem Dafoe, Julian Schnabel’s Vincent van Gogh biopic is a messy affair.

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Lords of Chaos

By Michael Leader

Jonas Åkerlund attempts to debunk the various myths surrounding the Norwegian Black Metal scene.

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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

By Phil Concannon

This playful documentary pays tribute to the eccentric comedy stylings of Frank Sidebottom.

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Cradle of Champions

By Christina Newland

Community spirit and the sense of personal empowerment found in amateur boxing is the subject of this moving doc.

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Us

By Kambole Campbell

Jordan Peele’s second feature disturbs, provokes and tickles in its arch dismantling of the modern American family.

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The White Crow

By Matt Thrift

Ralph Fiennes directs this staid biography of ballet maestro and political dissident, Rudolf Nureyev.

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Sorry Angel

By David Jenkins

This beautifully scripted drama of blithe romantic connections in ’90s France is a real keeper.

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Minding the Gap

By Adam Woodward

An innocent celebration of skateboarding evolves into a profound study of the transition from youth to adulthood.

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Five Feet Apart

By Charles Bramesco

Two terminally-ill teens fall in love in this all-the-feels ‘rom-traum’ from director Justin Baldoni.

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Benjamin

By Caitlin Quinlan

Simon Amstell’s debut theatrical feature offers a perfect blend of comedy and tragedy.

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Ben Is Back

By Ella Kemp

Lucas Hedges plays a teenage drug addict who attempts to reconcile with his mother.

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Girl

By David Jenkins

Lukas Dhont’s debut feature chronicles a young trans character’s difficult coming-of-age.

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Love, Death & Robots

By Charles Bramesco

This NSFW animated anthology sees Tim Miller and David Fincher team up to disastrous effect.

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