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Never Look Away

By Matt Thrift

One of Germany’s most important living artists is the subject of this dud biography from Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.

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Ibiza: The Silent Movie

By Adam Woodward

Julien Temple explores the enduring appeal of this clubbing mecca to surprisingly unstimulating effect.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home

By Adam Woodward

After the events of Endgame, the world needs a new hero. And Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio is ready to answer the call.

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Midsommar

By Hannah Woodhead

Florence Pugh runs afoul of a Swedish cult in director Ari Aster’s toothless follow-up to Hereditary.

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Yesterday

By David Jenkins

The Beatles’ sublime songbook is the subject of this sadly underpowered and incurious romantic Britcom.

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Support the Girls

By Manuela Lazic

Andrew Bujalski’s workplace comedy, set in a Hooters-style sports bar, offers a sly critique of the patriarchy.

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Apollo 11

By Phil Concannon

Half a century on from mankind’s giant leap, this documentary brings the mission back to life in stunning clarity.

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Penny Slinger: Out of the Shadows

By Adam Woodward

One of the most radical female artists of the 20th century finally gets her dues in this lively docu-profile.

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In Fabric

By Anton Bitel

Peter Strickland spins a yarn about a haunted dress in this fashionable freakout.

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Child’s Play

By Adam Woodward

The toy terror is back with a vengeance in this entertainingly gruesome slasher reboot.

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Mari

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Bobbi Jene Smith shines in this intimate dance-drama from first-time writer/director Georgia Parris.

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Toy Story 4

By Hannah Woodhead

Woody, Buzz and co team up for one last time (probably) in a largely enjoyable sequel that sees Pixar retread old ground.

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The Flood

By David Jenkins

The worthy cause of asylum in Europe is the subject of this hand-wringing political drama.

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The Captor

By David Jenkins

Ethan Hawke gets his scream on as the bank robber who coined the first recorded example of Stockholm Syndrome.

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Prophecy

By David Jenkins

The birth of a painting – from the building of the frame to its final sale – is the subject of this intriguing doc.

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A Season in France

By David Jenkins

A family of African refugees in Paris grapple with the asylum system in Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s dismaying drama.

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Men in Black: International

By Adam Woodward

The galaxy defenders suit up again in this softish reboot of the popular sci-fi action franchise.

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The Hummingbird Project

By Thomas Hobbs

The thrill-a-minute world of fibre-optic cable laying backdrops this uneven tale of humanity versus capitalism.

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