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The Matrix Resurrections

By Lillian Crawford

This long-awaited sequel is a revolutionary and radical capstone to the Wachowskis’ awe-striking cyberpunk trilogy.

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Titane

By Sam Bodrojan

All hail the new flesh in Julia Ducournau’s dreamlike fable of a fractured young dancer grappling with the fire inside her.

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The Humans

By Saffron Maeve

A wholesome family gathering becomes a claustrophobic chamber piece in the hands of first-time director Stephen Karam.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home

By Hannah Strong

Tom Holland’s third solo Spidey outing brings some familiar faces to the party, but we’ve seen it all before.

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The Lost Daughter

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Olivia Colman delivers an acting masterclass in this off-kilter psychodrama from first-time director Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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Lamb

By Hannah Strong

Noomi Rapace adopts a strange newborn in this elevated Icelandic folk horror from director Valdimar Jóhannsson.

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Don’t Look Up

By Hannah Strong

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence tackle a climate emergency in Adam McKay’s uneven, star-studded dramedy.

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Being the Ricardos

By Leila Latif

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem play TV legends Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin’s snappy biopic.

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Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It

By Emma Fraser

This intimate documentary sees the trailblazing Hollywood icon tell her remarkable story in her own words.

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Encounter

By Hannah Strong

Despite some compelling performances, Michael Pearce’s sci-fi thriller fails to live up to the promise of his debut, Beast.

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West Side Story

By David Jenkins

Steven Spielberg comes a-cropper in this stiff and soulless revamp of the classic Leonard Bernstein barnstormer.

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Blue Bayou

By Hannah Strong

Justin Chon’s melodramatic tale of immigration and injustice in present-day America is undermined by a clichéd script.

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There is No Evil

By Marina Ashioti

This anthology film from director Mohammad Rasoulof explores the social consequences of Iran’s death penalty.

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The Hand of God

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Paolo Sorrentino bares his soul in this autobiographical coming-of-age story about teenage obsessions.

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Adrienne

By Emma Fraser

Andy Ostroy’s documentary is a heartbreaking portrait of a filmmaker gone too soon and those she left behind.

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C’mon C’mon

By Charles Bramesco

Joaquin Phoenix forms a close bond with a precocious whippersnapper in Mike Mills’ gentle family drama.

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Lapwing

By David Jenkins

An atmospheric tale of toxic masculinity in Tudor England from writer Laura Turner and director Philip Stevens.

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The Beatles: Get Back

By Elena Lazic

Peter Jackson unearths and re-edits footage of the Beatles’ last hurrah, with euphoric and exasperating results.

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