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Mid90s

By Adam Woodward

Infectious energy and a strong DIY ethos powers Jonah Hill’s directorial debut.

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Wild Rose

By Beth Webb

Jessie Buckley dazzles in this heel-tapping ballad of an aspiring Glaswegian country star

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Last Breath

By Indiana Tarrant

This dramatic documentary captures a deep sea diver’s tale of survival in the face of apparent hopelessness.

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Unicorn Store

By Josh Slater-Williams

Brie Larson directs and stars in this enjoyably idiosyncratic comedy about realising your childhood dreams.

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Nervous Translation

By Matt Turner

Shireen Seno’s striking second feature explores a period of social change from a child’s perspective.

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Shazam!

By Adam Woodward

Beat it, Batman. Step aside, Supes. The DC Extended Universe has got itself a new golden boy.

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Happy as Lazzaro

By Kyle Turner

A young peasant boy embarks on a transformative journey in Alice Rohrwacher’s enchanting socialist fable.

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Missing Link

By Adam Woodward

Hugh Jackman’s intrepid explorer makes a startling discovery in Laika’s latest stop-motion treasure.

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The Keeper

By Ella Kemp

Famed German goalkeeper Bert Trautmann is the subject of this delightful romantic biopic.

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The Sisters Brothers

By Hannah Woodhead

Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly saddle up for director Jacques Audiard’s lighthearted western.

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Pet Sematary

By Elena Lazic

A case of miscasting fatally undermines this adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling 1983 novel.

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3 Faces

By Trevor Johnston

This brisk road movie from Jafar Panahi sees the Iranian director on top observational form.

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Out of Blue

By David Jenkins

Patricia Clarkson is dangerously out of her depth in Carol Morley’s mind-boggling detective noir.

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Dumbo

By Hannah Woodhead

Tim Burton’s overstuffed and underwhelming sideshow act lacks a sense of wonder.

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The Highwaymen

By Adam Woodward

This drab Depression-era procedural takes a sideways look at the Bonnie and Clyde saga.

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At Eternity’s Gate

By Hannah Woodhead

Despite a fine turn from Willem Dafoe, Julian Schnabel’s Vincent van Gogh biopic is a messy affair.

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Lords of Chaos

By Michael Leader

Jonas Åkerlund attempts to debunk the various myths surrounding the Norwegian Black Metal scene.

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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

By Phil Concannon

This playful documentary pays tribute to the eccentric comedy stylings of Frank Sidebottom.

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