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Queen and Slim

Review: Queen and Slim

Carl Fitzgerald reviews the frustrating tale of two runaways, starring Jodie Turner-Smith and Daniel Kaluuya

Review: 1917

Film editor Tobias Soar reviews Sam Mendes’ epic set in the Great War, with the use of a single take illusion giving us a brilliantly tense tale of heroism

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Review: Honey Boy

Written by Shia LaBeouf, Honey Boy is an autobiographical film reflecting upon troubled parental relationships and growing up in a socially excluded neighbourhood, writes Michal Wasilewski

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In the long-awaited sequel to our Mancunian Guide, we asked our writers to pick their favourite festive films — all you have to do is trust them

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DéjàReview: The Shining

Kubrick’s most controversial film based of the Steven King novel of the same name, The Shining, is revisited by writer Tom Kuson

Milorad Krstic’s Ruben Brandt, Collector is an engaging and visually stunning film which stands as a true testament to the uniqueness of animation, writes Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy

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Review: Jojo Rabbit

The 2019 Toronto Film Festival winner is an unintelligent, unambitious satire on Nazi Germany, failing on a dramatic and emotional level, writes Michal Wasilewski

Review: The Nightingale

Following on from The Babadook, Jennifer Kent’s latest film The Nightingale proves a searing depiction of colonialism and the intersection of oppression fronted by stellar performances, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: Knives Out

Featuring an all-star cast and a brilliant script, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is an innovative and enthralling take on the classic Agatha Christie-style whodunnit, writes Carl Fitzerald

Review: Marriage Story

Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story combines a heartbreaking divorce story with witty comedic elements to create a masterful emotional rollercoaster, writes Michal Wasilewski

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Review: Frozen 2

Despite the critically-acclaimed magic of its smash-hit predecessor, due to poor plotting, awkward pacing and musical mis-steps, Frozen 2 has certainly let it go, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Report

Based on a true story, Scott Z. Burns’ film combines a socially relevant plot with stand-out performances to great effect, writes Zofia Gryf-Lowczowska

Review: Last Christmas

Despite its potential, Paul Feig’s Wham-quoting Christmas rom-com wastes its stars’ talent and fails at meaningful social comment, writes Carl Fitzgerald