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5 movies to see this weekend

Film lovers are spoiled for choice right now

Sci-fi, supernatural romance, war, costume drama, and car chases – no matter what genre tickles your fancy, a great example is playing in cinemas in Sydney right now. If you were planning on getting out of the cold and into an engrossing cinematic story this weekend then you're in luck. Here are Time Out's top five: all of them Critics' Picks.

Prefer film festivals or revival screenings? Check out our list of upcoming highlights.

1
War for the Planet of the Apes
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War for the Planet of the Apes

An evolution of the tech-heavy Hollywood blockbuster, the Planet of the Apes franchise is a Darwinian dream come true

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2
A Ghost Story
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A Ghost Story

It's as lovely, mysterious and cosmic as horror movies get

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3
Dunkirk
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Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan’s latest is not just another war movie

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4
Baby Driver
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Baby Driver

Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright takes the car-chase action film – loaded with tyre squeals – and weds it to a cracking jukebox playlist

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5
The Beguiled
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The Beguiled

Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled is an exquisitely crafted drama of seduction, survival and sexual awakening in Civil War-era Virginia

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