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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

Despite its length, Francois Ozon’s Catholic abuse scandal-based drama By the Grace of God is a beautifully crafted and fascinating portrayal of the effects of trauma, writes Carl Fitzgerald

In the first of a series of articles about film’s ability to change perceptions, writer Alisha Fryer explores the Western preconceptions around international film through the lens Hong Kong cinema

Review: Werewolf

Adrian Panek’s Werewolf is a grim, but ultimately powerful and moving exploration of humanity under the most dehumanising of circumstances, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Farewell

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

Review: Mrs Lowry & Son

Jay Darcy reviews Mrs Lowry & Son, the new biopic about local artist L. S. Lowry, at the theatre named after him

Alice Porter attempts to de-spell the myth that books are the supreme form of popular culture, despite being a self-proclaimed book lover

Review: Doctor Sleep

30 years after The Shining’s release, its long-awaited sequel proves, despite some flaws, to be a worthy successor to Stanley Kubrick’s masterpice, writes Carl Fitzgerald

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Review: Countdown

Carl Fitzgerald reviews the painfully unscary poorly made and cartoonishly misjudged urban legend phone-horror movie

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Review: Western Stars

Part concert, part visual album, part essay, and part reflection, Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars sometimes lacks focus, but is a stunning effort nonetheless, writes Ellie Martin

From corporate chains to DIY cinemas, Manchester has no shortage of locations to host showings of the latest blockbusters and timeless classics. Here are our favourite cinemas in Manchester