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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

By Adam Woodward

Andy Serkis and an all-star cast fail to breathe new life into Rudyard Kipling’s cherished adventure.

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Dead Souls

By Matt Thrift

This eight-hour epic from Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing chronicles one of the worst atrocities in human history.

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Anna and the Apocalypse

By Kelli Weston

The zombie apocalypse horror gets a fun festive makeover courtesy of writer/director John McPhail.

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Ralph Breaks the Internet

By Hannah Woodhead

There’s charm to spare in Disney’s follow-up to Wreck-It Ralph, but it still feels like a cynical cash-grab.

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The Wild Pear Tree

By Matt Thrift

Turkey’s foremost dramatist returns with his most imposing and impressive film to date.

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Creed II

By Kambole Campbell

Michael B Jordan returns as Adonis Creed in this overly sentimental and uninspired rehash of Rocky IV.

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Back to Berlin

By Rory Marsh

Jason Isaacs narrates this road-trip documentary about a group of bikers on a Holocaust pilgrimage.

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Postcards from London

By Catherine Pearson

This highly stylised drama follows a male escort’s journey through the neon-lit streets of Soho.

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Orione

By Romy Somerset

Toia Bonino’s documentary explores the problem of violence in the eponymous Buenos Aires neighbourhood.

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Shoplifters

By Beth Webb

Hirokazu Koreeda’s Cannes storming drama paints a richly humanistic portrait of an unconventional family unit.

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The Christmas Chronicles

By Elena Lazic

Kurt Russell’s charming turn as Santa Claus makes this a festive family adventure to savour.

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Assassination Nation

By Hannah Woodhead

Sam levinson’s satirical teen thriller about an IRL witchhunt leaves a nasty taste in the mouth.

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Robin Hood

By Adam Woodward

A miscast Taron Egerton fronts this dour retelling of the age-old English folktale.

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web

By Hannah Woodhead

Lisbeth Salander is back – with a new cast and a new director – in this weak attempt to revive the Dragon Tattoo franchise.

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The Workshop

By Trevor Johnston

Writer Robin Campillo and director Laurent Cantet team up for this slight exercise in social commentary.

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3 Days in Quiberon

By David Jenkins

Romy Schneider gives her final interview in this unconventional biopic – with a cameo from Denis Lavant.

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The Price of Everything

By Philippa Snow

Nathaniel Kahn’s insightful survey – and subtle critique – of the contemporary art world, featuring Jeff Koons, Larry Poons and more.

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Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)

By David Jenkins

An ageing, world-weary assassin takes on one last assignment in this well made if unremarkable Brit comedy.

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