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Review: Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird is an authentic tale full of the frustration that goes hand in hand with coming of age


Review: You Were Never Really Here

If you saw Joaquin Phoenix bounding down a corridor wielding a hammer you would truly wish you were never here

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Review: The Shape of Water

Guillermo Del Toro strikes gold with a beautiful meditation on love, humanity and fantasy which has made quite the splash

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Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

J.J. Abrams’ enigmatic sci-fi franchise returns out of the blue, this time on Netflix

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In conversation with Andrey Zvyagintsev

Andrey talks about where his love of film began and his views on how it is to be an artist in Russia, and jokes about his upcoming comedy about Manchester United

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Review: I, Tonya

A fantastically heart-breaking inside look into a sporting scandal that rocked the world


Review: Phantom Thread

Sharon Lim has high praise for this post-war lovers’ tale


Review: Black Panther

Director Ryan Coogler creates a dazzling superhero movie with a deep revolutionary and racial debate


‘The Italian Job’ is the best film ever, and nothing will change my mind

The endlessly quotable heist masterpiece that is 1969’s “The Italian Job” gets better every time you watch it and makes you smile, no matter what.

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Review: Darkest Hour

Oldman delivers a spectacular performance, but beyond that Darkest Hour has little else to give


Review: Coco

Pixar crafts an action-packed, emotional celebration of Mexican culture


Review: Loveless

Zvyagintsev uses a crumbling marriage as a metaphor for the country as a whole