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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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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

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

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