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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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X-Men: Dark Phoenix

By Kambole Campbell

Sophie Turner’s Jean Grey becomes fused with a cosmic entity in this lacklustre series add-on.

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Dirty God

By Elena Lazic

A victim of an acid attack learns to cope with her trauma in Sacha Polak’s emotionally intelligent drama.

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#Like

By Anton Bitel

A teenager exacts revenge on her sister’s cyber stalker in Sarah Pirozek’s socially-conscious thriller.

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Sunset

By David Jenkins

The writer/director of Son of Saul returns with a mystery thriller set around a Budapest hat emporium circa 1910.

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Ma

By Anton Bitel

Octavia Spencer reckons with teenage trauma in this suspenseful and darkly funny smalltown horror.

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters

By Anton Bitel

The third instalment in Legendary’s MonsterVerse franchise is a clash of the titans on an epic scale.

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Booksmart

By Hannah Woodhead

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever shine in a Superbad-esque high school comedy to savour.

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The Perfection

By Josh Slater-Williams

There’s shades of Brian De Palma and Park Chan-wook in this Allison Williams-starring Netflix thriller.

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Too Late to Die Young

By David Jenkins

Kids hang loose as their parents attempt to build them a new civilisation in this easygoing political fable.

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XY Chelsea

By David Jenkins

A glossy, lightly superficial portrait of the American whistleblower-cum-activist Chelsea Manning.

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John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

By David Jenkins

The combustible American tennis star is picked to pieces in this mischievous French essay film.

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Memoir of War

By David Jenkins

A perfectly calibrated central performance by Mélanie Thierry powers this dour wartime literary drama.

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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock ‘n Roll

By Aimee Knight

Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Van Zandt delve into the origins of the New Jersey sound.

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Aladdin

By David Jenkins

This ultra-glossy ‘live action’ remake of Disney’s 1992 mega hit cleaves too closely to the original to justify its existence.

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