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Vox Lux

By Greg Wetherall

A star is born amid tragic circumstances in Brady Corbet’s stylish and cynical second feature.

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Woman at War

By Aimee Knight

An Icelandic choir teacher stakes a stand against big business in this compelling eco-thriller.

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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

By Hannah Woodhead

This controversial Ted Bundy biopic starring Zac Efron only scratches the surface of its subject.

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Long Shot

By David Jenkins

Light romance in the west wing as Charlize Theron hires Seth Rogen to funny-up her speeches… and more.

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Tolkien

By Matt Thrift

Nicholas Hoult stars in this bland literary biopic of the life of Lord of the Rings scribe JRR Tolkien.

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Donbass

By David Jenkins

War leads to absurd moral decline in the Ukraine in Sergei Losnitza’s pitch-dark comedy of oppression.

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An Accidental Studio

By Thomas Hobbs

This affectionate doc tells the story of how George Harrison’s HandMade Films changed the face of British cinema.

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The World Is Yours

By David Jenkins

Isabelle Adjani steals this playful French gangster comedy of hoods making a hash out of a simple drug deal.

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Avengers: Endgame

By Hannah Woodhead

The stars align one final time in this emotional and fitting finale to the Avengers saga.

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Ash is Purest White

By Trevor Johnston

Jia Zhangke combines gangster pic and social critique to thrilling effect with help from his regular partner in crime Zhao Tao.

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Styx

By Anton Bitel

Susanne Wolff plays a woman lost at sea in this smart nautical allegory from Wolfgang Fischer.

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Red Joan

By Caitlin Quinlan

Judi Dench impresses in a limited role as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

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Once Upon a Time in London

By David Jenkins

Simon Rumley’s postwar gangster flick goes out of its way to deromanticise its deplorable subjects.

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Dragged Across Concrete

By Hannah Woodhead

Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn play a pair of corrupt cops in S Craig Zahler’s ultraviolent latest.

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Loro

By Josh Slater-Williams

Toni Servillo is Silvio Berlusconi in this partially fictionalised biopic from Paolo Sorrentino.

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Greta

By Caitlin Quinlan

Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz star in this enjoyably silly cat-and-mouse thriller.

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Hail Satan?

By Kambole Campbell

Penny Lane’s head-spinning documentary charts the rise of The Satanic Temple.

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Diamantino

By Stephanie Watts

The world’s greatest footballer suffers a crisis of confidence in this colourful fantasy satire.

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