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Film, Drama

The Two Popes

4 out of 5 stars

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in a real-life tale of papal friendship and rivalry

Photograph: Chia James
Film, Drama

The Good Liar

3 out of 5 stars

Mirren and McKellen play cat and mouse in a fun thriller with a ludicrous ending

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Film, Animation

Frozen 2

4 out of 5 stars

Elsa, Anna and that goofy snowman return with another irresistible mix of big laughs, killer tunes and operatic moments

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Film, Thriller

Knives Out

3 out of 5 stars

Murder, skulduggery and an avalanche of plotting makes Rian Johnson's latest a retro pleasure for those who enjoy being dizzied

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Judy and Punch
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Film, Drama

Judy and Punch

4 out of 5 stars

This origin story for the violent puppet shows of yore presents a not-so-veiled feminist critique of showbiz 

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Film

Ford v Ferrari

3 out of 5 stars

Racecar drivers feel the need for speed in a drama slackened by corporate intrigue

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Marriage Story
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Film, Drama

Marriage Story

5 out of 5 stars

Noah Baumbach's deeply felt divorce drama has powerhouse performances from Johansson and Driver

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Film

Charlie's Angels

2 out of 5 stars

No one was clamouring for a reboot, and this one is uncomfortable in its own skin

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Film, Drama

Pain and Glory

5 out of 5 stars

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

Photo: Jessica Miglio/Warner Bros.
Film, Horror

Doctor Sleep

2 out of 5 stars

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

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