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The latest releases rated by our expert critics

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Looking for a movie to see this week in Melbourne? Check out the latest releases in Australian cinemas, all reviewed by Time Out critics.

Films in cinemas now

Film, Drama

Downton Abbey

Downton fans get the big-screen adaptation of their dreams, though the casual viewer may get lost in all the politeness

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Photo: Brooke Palmer/Warner Bros.
Film, Horror

It: Chapter 2

The Losers' Club is grown up and Pennywise has returned in this horror-sequel that more than surpasses its predecessor

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Photo: Casi Moss / A24
Film, Drama

The Farewell

Awkwafina takes the next step in a delicate comedy about a Chinese family facing bad news

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Film, Documentary

Amazing Grace

Dazzling and stirring, this close-up of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will have you up on your feet

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Photo: Courtesy of A24 / Gabor Kotschy
Film, Horror

Midsommar

A savage yet evolved slice of Swedish folk horror, Ari Aster's hallucinatory follow-up to Hereditary proves him a scare master with no peer

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Film, Comedy

Late Night

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson team up for a comedy based around a TV talk show 

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Palm Beach
Photograph: Supplied
Film, Comedy

Palm Beach

There's trouble in paradise in Rachel Ward's all-star Northern Beaches comedy

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Patrons enjoy Silent Comedy at Arbory Bar and Eatery
Photograph: Graham Denholm
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