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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

Photograph: Focus Features
Film, Comedy

Emma

3 out of 5 stars

Jane Austen’s spry matchmaker gets a fizzy modernisation

Photo: Claire Folger/Warner Bros.
Film, Drama

Richard Jewell

3 out of 5 stars

A real-life wrong-man story makes a few accusations of its own

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Photo: Courtesy of Neon
Film, Drama

Parasite

5 out of 5 stars

Bong Joon-ho's triumphant satire has scooped four Oscars – here's why 

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Film, Thriller

The Lighthouse

5 out of 5 stars

Robert Eggers (The Witch) directs a swirling descent into madness that takes your breath away

Photo: Reiner Bajo/Lionsgate
Film

Midway

3 out of 5 stars

Action specialist Roland Emmerich turns a WWII naval battle into a two-hour videogame

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Michael B. Jordan in Just Mercy
Photograph: Jake Netter
Film, Drama

Just Mercy

4 out of 5 stars

A trainee lawyer helps death row inmates in this stirring drama based on the work of attorney Bryan Stevenson

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A still from the film 1917 featuring George MacKay
Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures
Film, Drama

1917

5 out of 5 stars

This reinvention of WWI movies marries technical virtuosity, jittery thrills and an emotional core

Jojo Rabbit
Photo: Kimberley French/Fox Searchlight
Film, Comedy

Jojo Rabbit

4 out of 5 stars

A Nazi boy befriends a fantasy Führer in Taika Waititi's audacious WWII comedy, which charts a tricky way into a tough subject

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