Get Out

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Jordan Peele’s first feature as director is a confident step away from his previous television exploits: Mad TV (2002) and Key & Peele (2012), throwing off his sketch-show jacket and donning a more provocative and thoughtful attire. While still holding on to his satirical voice, Peele allows the film to linger within the fringes of [...]


Moonlight

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MOONLIGHT is not a portrait painted in broad brushstrokes, but a tapestry – any one strand can be admired for its own technique and qualities, but standing back to observe the whole is where the power lies. Jim Ross reviews.


Logan

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LOGAN tells an involving and impactful story, with Hugh Jackman’s send off the best use of a superhero property in years. Jim Ross reviews.


Cameraperson

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Johnson’s personal memoir, made up of other people’s stories, offers an incredibly insightful look into the reality of documentary filmmaking.


Certain Women

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CERTAIN WOMEN moves at its own deliberate pace, allowing the performances to blossom amid the unforgiving Badlands, writes Andrew Nickolds.


Viceroy’s House

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VICEROY’S HOUSE keeps the seismic events of 1947 India in the background as they unfold, while bringing the human drama to the fore.


The Wailing

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Supernatural thriller THE WAILING ranks Hong-jin Na alongside some of the finest Korean auteurs working today, writes Harry Jones.


The Unknown Girl

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THE UNKNOWN GIRL is the new social realist mystery film written and directed by prolific Belgian duo Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.


20th Century Women

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Mike Mills transports us back to 1979 Santa Barbara, complete with waning hippie culture, the death throes of punk and the rise of female identity.


Caleb

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April McIntyre reviews CALEB, a thoughtful sci-fi short which deals with the morality of advancing technology and its effect on family and relationships.


Black Christmas

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A horror film that IS just for Christmas.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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ROGUE ONE isn’t just a brilliant inclusion in the Star Wars mythology, but a beacon of hope for the future of the franchise as a whole.


Arrival

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ARRIVAL takes the age old notion of mankind’s first contact and manages to find a unique spin, cementing its place among the greats.


Wonder of Creation

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WONDER OF CREATION is a time-capsule of silent documentary that reveals how far we have come in terms of science and filmmaking, writes Sarah Henkel.


Doctor Strange

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With only a few stumbles, DR STRANGE takes the superhero genre into a brand new reality, writes Ben Johnston.