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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

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Film, Drama

Pain and Glory

Pedro Almodóvar’s nostalgia-soaked memoir is a gorgeous, humane journey into an ageing filmmaker’s soul

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Film, Horror

Doctor Sleep

An unearned and cringeworthy follow-up to The Shining borders on sacrilege

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Film, Drama

The Irishman

Replete with all the gangster gab a Scorsese fan could want, the director's latest is strongest in its quieter passages, when self-reproach takes its toll

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Film, Drama

Judy

This real-life drama leaves no doubt over who it blames for Judy Garland's later-life struggles

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Jennifer Lopez stars in Hustlers
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Film, Drama

Hustlers

Think Ocean’s Eleven with strippers and you’ve got the premise of Lorene Scafaria’s surprising, gripping movie

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Paramount Pictures
Film, Sci-Fi

Gemini Man

Ang Lee parties like it’s 2012 with a 3D actioner laid low by daft plot machinations

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Film

Joker

Joaquin Phoenix is magnetic in this grimly funny supervillain reinvention

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Film, Comedy

The Dead Don't Die

Jim Jarmusch’s playful stab at a zombie movie sprinkles in an ensemble cast to die for, flesh-chomping gore, nods to zombie classics and a few big laughs

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