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The best new movies on Netflix

Spend a few evenings on the sofa with the best movies available to stream right now, including a modern horror, some timeless comedy and a pair of classic westerns

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Films now showing in Edinburgh

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Grimsby

Does Sacha Baron Cohen's foulmouthed action comedy have anything to say?

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Triple 9

A ferociously entertaining old-school crime thriller with a cracking cast

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Bone Tomahawk

A grisly, one-of-a-kind western fusing gore, comedy and drama

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Spotlight

‘This is Boston,’ says Stanley Tucci’s seen-it-all victims’ lawyer to a reporter in ‘Spotlight’, echoing that famous last line in ‘Chinatown’: ‘Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown’. But forgetting isn’t an option sometimes: ‘Spotlight’ calmly and powerfully traces the work of a group of dogged Boston Globe journalists in 2001, who were determined to expose the systematic cover-up of abuse in the local Catholic church. ‘Spotlight’ is the story behind the story, and it’s the film equivalent of reading an especially thrilling New Yorker article: ruthlessly detailed, precise and gripping but never brash or overemotional. Tom McCarthy is an unfussy, low-key director (‘The Visitor’, ‘The Station Agent’), and that style suits ‘Spotlight’, which is all muted colours, linear storytelling and unobtrusive camerawork. It allows the ensemble cast to shine without showing off: Michael Keaton, fresh from ‘Birdman’, makes his second, perhaps better, comeback as Bostonian Robby Robinson who heads up the paper’s investigative team, Spotlight; Liev Schreiber is the paper’s new editor, an outsider and Jewish in a heavily Catholic city; Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams are reporters on the front line, knocking on doors and digging out documents. Ruffalo is perhaps the loudest presence: nervy, energetic and prone to the odd outburst in a film otherwise mercifully lacking those moments. This is ‘All The President’s Men’ for the ongoing exposure of the horror of priestly paedophilia. Yet it’s a more su

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Deadpool

The latest Marvel-inspired superhero effort is smug, shallow and wilfully offensive

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Find a cinema near you in Edinburgh

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Filmhouse Cinema

The best place to go for art house releases, with seasons, special screenings and a buzzing café-bar all part of the appeal

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Odeon Lothian Road

Showing the latest mainstream releases over four screens

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Cameo Picturehouse

One of Quentin Tarantino's favourites, this cinema favours indie and foreign language releases

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Dominion Cinema

Old-school charm rules at this three-screen suburban picture house

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Vue Omni Centre

Twelve-screen multiplex in the centre of town showing the latest Hollywood blockbusters

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Coming soon to Edinburgh cinemas

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill square up for a superhero smackdown

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Anomalisa

Oddball genius Charlie Kaufman ('Being John Malkovich') is back with a stop-motion masterpiece

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The Witch

A family of pilgrims is cast out into the spooky woods in this truly impressive first feature

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The Club

Chilean director Pablo Larrain tackles the abuses of the Catholic Church in a searing drama

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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