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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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Midway

3 out of 5 stars
Film

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

Just Mercy

4 out of 5 stars
Film Drama

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

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

1917

5 out of 5 stars
Film Drama

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

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Jojo Rabbit
Photograph: Kimberley French/Fox Searchlight

Jojo Rabbit

4 out of 5 stars
Film Comedy

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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Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Cats

3 out of 5 stars
Film Fantasy

You knew it was going to be strange, but nothing can prepare you for this kind of magical awfulness, made with a claws-bared integrity

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

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