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Respect
Quantrell D. Colbert

Respect

Film Drama

Jennifer Hudson steps up to the challenge, dazzling in the central role even if the film around her isn't quite there

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Old
Photograph: Universal

Old

Film Horror
Adapted by Shyamalan from the graphic novel Sandcastle​, it stars​ ​Gael García Bernal and Vicky Krieps as a feuding couple
Black Widow
Photograph: Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios

Black Widow

Film

Florence Pugh stels the show as Natasha Romanoff’s mickey-taking baby sis and fellow Black Widow Yelena Belova

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In the Heights
Photograph: Warner Bros.

In the Heights

Film Family

Hamilton reimagined America’s past, this earworm-loaded hymn to the Latinx community does the same for its present.

Fast and Furious 9
Photograph: Universal

Fast & Furious 9

Film

Remember when the Fast and Furious franchise was about fast cars racing furiously? They were halcyon days. This is not. 

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A QUIET PLACE 2
Photograph: Jonny Cournoyer

A Quiet Place Part II

Film Horror

The sequel feels fresh, even as it continues Krasinski’s winning formula of sci-fi scares within a relatable family context

Esteemed actor David Gulpilil sits in the honey-coloured  foyer of an old cinema
Photograph: Supplied

My Name is Gulpilil

Film Documentary

The Yolŋu man is a remarkable presence in Australian cinema, and this luminous documentary is a fitting tribute

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CRUELLA
Photograph: Laurie Sparham

Cruella

Film Family

Emma Stone steps into the dubious provenance fur coat of the One Hundred and One Dalmatians villain for her origin story 

Sci-fi movie Lapsis
Photograph: Supplied/Nixco

Lapsis

Film Sci-Fi

The future is here, and it’s a pain in the ass in low-budget in this intriguing sci-fi feature from writer-director Noah Hutton

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