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Our Ladies

By Josh Slater-Williams

Set in ’90s Scotland, Michael Caton-Jones’ winning comedy-drama sees a group of Catholic girls cut loose.

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The Deer King

By Katie Goh

Studio Ghibli alums Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji channels Princess Mononoke in their visually striking “medical fantasy”.

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Mad God

By Kambole Campbell

Phil Tippett’s long-gestating stop-motion animation epic is a frenzied and frequently deranged Dantean odyssey.

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The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

By Kambole Campbell

The producers of Avatar prequel The Legend of Korra expand on Netflix’s dark fantasy series with a bloody “anime”.

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Prince of Muck

By Katie Goh

Cindy Jansen’s intriguing documentary chronicles one man’s life on one of Scotland’s most remote islands.

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Pig

By Hannah Strong

Nicolas Cage reveals his sensitive side in Michael Sarnoski’s warm-hearted porcine revenge western.

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Censor

By Adam Woodward

A film censor goes in search of her missing sister in Prano Bailey-Bond’s razor-sharp, retro-styled horror satire.

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Sabaya

By Marina Ashioti

A sombre and emotive documentary depicting the painful realities of the Islamic State’s reign of terror.

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The Night House

By Marina Ashioti

David Bruckner’s architectural horror stands up to the contemporary challenges of dabbling with ghosts and jump scares.

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Wildland

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Sidse Babett Knudsen excels in this claustrophobic crime drama from first-time director Jeanette Nordahl.

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WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

By Flora Spencer Grant

This behind-the-scenes look at the ill-fated workplace startup buys into the capitalist ideals of its subject.

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I’m Your Man

By Caitlin Quinlan

Maria Schrader’s slightly flat sci-fi romance sees Dan Stevens play a humanoid robot designed for love.

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Free Guy

By Leila Latif

Ryan Reynolds has an existential crisis inside a video game in this mostly entertaining action-adventure-comedy.

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New Order

By Trevor Johnston

Michael Franco’s button-pushing drama sees Mexico’s super-rich get their comeuppance in spectacularly violent fashion.

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Boys from County Hell

By Marina Ashioti

Writer/director Chris Baugh’s vampire comedy-horror fails to breathe new life into a stale genre.

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Val

By Leigh Singer

Part playful scrap book, part poignant confessional, this documentary self-portrait reveals plenty about its subject.

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El Father Plays Himself

By Matt Turner

This rich meta-documentary follows a father and son on a deeply personal filmmaking journey into the Amazon jungle.

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Stillwater

By Hannah Strong

Matt Damon fights for his daughter’s freedom in Tom McCarthy’s turgid drama based on the murder of Meredith Kercher.

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