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Review: The Laundromat

Steven Soderbergh’s stylish direction combines with a characteristic standout performance from Meryl Streep in Netflix’s The Laundromat

Abe Forsythe’s zom-com Little Monsters is a hilarious, heartwarming and riotously fun addition to Grimmfest’s 2019 line-up, writes Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy

Grimmfest 2019: Rabid

Carl Fitzgeral reviews the Soska Sisters’ latest gory horror film at Grimmfest 2019

Tobias Soar reviews The Pierce Brothers’ 2019 tale of the witch-next-door, screened at Grimmfest this month

Review: Judy

Renée Zellweger shines bright as the beloved Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s dazzling biopic Judy, writes Sarah Findley

Jason Cabell’s directorial debut, Running with the Devil, is gifted with a dream concpet and an all-star cast, but still leaves a lot to be desired, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Farewell

Writer Will Johnston reviews The Farewell, the much-anticipated A24 film starring Awkwafina

Review: Ad Astra

James Gray’s space epic has the components of a strong film — but the lack of a compelling cast and story give way to a bland, boring package

Review: Joker

Georgina Davidson reviews Joker; which promises a dark twist down into a bleakly lit Gotham city, but does Philip’s film reveal a somewhat troubling social commentary?

Darkly comic and quintessentially British, Staten Cousins Roe’s A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is a memorable addition to 2019’s Grimmfest line-up, writes Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy

Grimmfest 2019: 4×4

Argentine crime-thriller 4×4 will make you clench your cheeks and laugh out loud in turn, writes Head Film Editor Tobias Soar

Review: Hustlers

Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers is a revealing, hilarious and brutally honest depiction of stripping from a uniquely female perspective, writes Izzy Sharp

Review: Ready or Not

Writer Tom Kuson rolls the dice and sees what Risks the horror-comedy takes as it climbs Snakes and Ladders to its conclusion (Sorry about the puns)

Review: World on Fire

The BBC One Premiere of new Sunday night drama World on Fire was held at Manchester Cathedral, and writers Ella and Tilly were on the scene

Review: The Day Shall Come

Tom Kuson reviews Chris Morris’ latest cinematic effort, coming almost 10 years after Four Lions

Senior Director of Dolby Europe, Julian Stanford, chats to Film Editor Tobias Soar about Dolby Cinema, streaming versus cinemas and what makes Dolby the industry standard