Five five-star films you must see this month

All in cinemas in February, all magnificent
Andrew Garfield in Silence
Andrew Garfield in Silence
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You can tell it's Academy Awards season when the cinemas are crowded with high quality flicks, all hoping to capitalise on the free publicity. These five movies are all Oscar hopefuls and all of them rate the maximum five stars from Time Out critics. From Scorsese's latest epic to searing coming-of-age dramas, these are the ones to tick off your list. 

1
Film

Jackie

Right from the beginning of Pablo Larraín’s near-experimental stunner, you can tell you’re in for a psychodrama of strange, hypnotic intimacy

Time Out says
2
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Film, Drama

Moonlight

Barry Jenkins’s exquisite coming-of-age drama is a heartbreaker, filled with miracles

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3
Manchester by the Sea
Film, Drama

Manchester by the Sea

Actor Casey Affleck joins the ranks of giants in a tremendously moving portrait of grief from American writer-director Kenneth Lonergan

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4
Toni Erdmann
Film, Comedy

Toni Erdmann

Embarrassing dads don't come much more meaningful (or embarrassing) than the one in this German comedy

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5
Film, Drama

Silence

Scorsese's epic of faith under fire set in 17th-century Japan ranks among the greatest achievements of spiritually minded cinema

Time Out says
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