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Stephen Merchant’s dramedy about a Norwich born WWE superstar succeeds through its wholesome heart and a fantastic lead performance from Florence Pugh

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Review: Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit is a revenge thriller that proves nothing more than a particularly dull entry in a string of bad genre flicks

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Review: The Mule

A terrible example of trying to have your own cake and eat it. Balancing an interrogative character piece alongside Clint Eastwood having two threesomes

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Review: Hell Fest

This new indie slashfest, Hell Fest, proves entertaining and creative, but is held back by tedious leads, dull set pieces and predictable deaths.

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Review: Widows

Four women must take over a heist after their husbands die on the job, yet seemingly Widows still focuses on the men, inexplicably

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a radical film that is profoundly shocking in both style and content, fostering a powerful sense of unease in the viewer. Almost 30 years after its release, it still has the capacity to disturb, writes Ashwin Tharoor

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Review: Climax

Ever considered using psychedelic drugs? This film might make you think twice. Alfie Clark reviews Gaspar Noé’s fifth feature film

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a wonderfully cringe-worthy film and reminiscent of the fleeting yet intense crushes we all have had, and still have. The film, based on the book by Jenny Han, was released on Netflix in August 2018. The film follows a 16-year-old, Lara-Jean, as she tries to navigate the […]

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Review: A Private War

A Private War explores Marie Colvin’s career and personal life, with her words “I see it so you don’t have to” ringing in the audience’s ear.

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Review: Escape Room

Escape Room is a confused, poorly written mess of a horror film that’s also glorious to watch for its ridiculousness and bizarre imagination.

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Review: Overlord

A cohesive and well-paced ‘Nazi zombies’ movie, Overlord is a solid genre-mash up with impressive action sequences, and gruesome body-horror, writes Alfie Clark

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Review: Two For Joy

Izzy Sharp finds aspects of Tom Beard’s Two For Joy compelling and heartfelt, yet ultimately unable to strike home with its depiction of the tensions within a modern British family

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First Watch: Arrival

Riveting and enigmatic, Arrival is a wonderful addition to the elite club of sci-fi movies that, though fictitious, have a certain touch of plausibility to it