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Review: Little Joe

Carl Fitzgerald reviews Jessica Hausner’s “stunning” and “fantastically creepy” plant-based thriller

Oh, grow up, will you? Writers and editors of the film section come together to compile the essential list of coming-of-age films

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Review: Dark Waters

Alongside Mark Ruffalo’s excellent performance, Todd Haynes’ fact-based legal thriller has a powerful and timely ecological message, writes Patrick Jones O’Brien

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Recommended: A24 films

From heartful documentaries to skaterboy thrills, we give you the best from the acclaimed producers

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Review: Little Women

I was sad to leave that marvellous world I had been transported to for two hours – That is the sign of truly impeccable cinema, writes William Johnston

Featuring a spellbinding performance from Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood is a charming and heartwarming look at a true American icon, writes Will Burdess

Featuring a standout performance from Elizabeth Moss, Leigh Whannell’s adaptation of HG Wells’ 1897 novel is a masterclass in updating a classic character for the 21st century, writes Carl Fitzgerald

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Review: Midnight Family

A combination of Midnight Family’s thrilling cinematography and enthralling ethically complex subject matter make it a must-see documentary, writes Zofia Gryf-Lowczowska

Photo: Women in Media

In celebration of Manchester’s upcoming Women In Media, this week’s recommendation column features the film section’s writers and editors highlighting their favourite female-directed films

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Review: Greed

Sam James reviews Greed, Steve Coogan’s exaggerated biopic of the life of Philip Green

Review: Naked Lunch

This abstract Burroughs adaptation is simultaneously Cronenberg’s grimmest and funniest film, earning a spot at HOME’s latest season on ‘unfilmable’ books, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog

Even after his dramatic redesign, Sonic the Hedgehog may have been better off staying in the Green Hill Zone rather than sprinting onto the big screen, writes Tom Kuson