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Despicable me 3

'Despicable Me 3': Review


Nice-guy Gru discovers he has a twin brother, Dru, in the latest Despicable juggernaut from Illumination

War For The Planet of The Apes

'War For The Planet Of The Apes': Review


It’s a grim fight to survive for Cesar and his crew in the smart and noble conclusion to the ‘Apes’ trilogy

Julius Caesar

'Julius Caesar': Edinburgh Review


Shot live and set in a prison, this rough, all-female Shakesperean production is urgent, diverse and relevant

My Pure Land

'My Pure Land': Edinburgh Review


A taut and exciting feature debut by the UK’s Sarmad Masud, based and shot in Pakistan

The Chinese Widow

'The Chinese Widow': Shanghai Review


Bille August travels east for this misfire about a bomber pilot shot down behind enemy lines

The Last Photograph

'The Last Photograph': Edinburgh Review


Danny Huston directs and stars in this drama about the aftermath of the Lockerbie disaster

That Good Night

'That Good Night': Edinburgh Review


Sir John Hurt’s final role sees the actor confront the dying of the light

Our Time Will Come

'Our Time Will Come': Shanghai Review


Ann Hui’s wartime drama set in Hong Kong was withdrawn from its opening slot at the Shanghai Film Festival

Transformers: The Last Knight

'Transformers: The Last Knight': Review


Loud and proud, the fifth instalment in the $3.8 billion franchise is back looking for trouble

Australia Day

'Australia Day': Sydney Review


Three stories run through the annual celebration of the First Fleet’s arrival in Australia in the latest from director Kriv Stenders


'Madame': Sydney Review


Toni Collette and Harvey Keitel may star in this Paris-based romcom, but it’s Rossy de Palma and Michael Smiley who capture hearts

Ali's Wedding

'Ali's Wedding': Sydney Review


Australia’s first Muslim rom-com is authentic, affectionate and amusing

Baby Driver

'Baby Driver': Review


Edgar Wright delivers yet another kinetic sugar-rush, this time starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx and Lily James

All Eyez on Me

'All Eyez On Me': Review


Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars in this biopic of the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur.

The Book Of Henry

'The Book Of Henry': Review


Naomi Watts gives all she’s got to Colin Trevorrow’s daring, reckless, yet original film


'Hampstead': Review


Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson star in this painful London-set romance.

Rough Night

'Rough Night': Review


It’s a stop—start evening for this Bridesmaids-meets-Weekend At Bernie’s comedy starring Scarlett Johansson

American Valhalla

'American Valhalla': Sheffield Review


Iggy Pop gets on a roll with Joshua Homme as they make the album ‘Post Pop Depression’


'Brexitannia': Sheffield Review


Why did Great Britain vote to leave the EU? Timothy George Kelly’s doc explores the wider issues behind the shock move.


'Ellipsis': Sydney Review


It may be familiar, but actor David Wenham’s ‘Before Sunrise’-like trip through Sydney still has a warm charm

cars 3

'Cars 3': Review


Using out-takes of Paul Newman to resurrect a key character feels like a ghoulish top-note on a franchise which has run out of gas

Even When I Fall

'Even When I Fall': Sheffield Review


The shocking story behind Nepal’s first circus is turned into a thoughtful and wide-ranging documentary

The Departure

'The Departure': Sheffield Review


An affecting documentary about Japan’s Zen Buddhist priest who counsels the suicidal and the toll it takes on his own mental health

Mr. Gay Syria

'Mr. Gay Syria': Sheffield Review


A moving case for visibility in the face of hatred and violence


'Queerama': Sheffield Review


Opening Sheffield Doc/Fest, Daisy Asquith looks at a century of gay life in the United Kingdom

A River Below

'A River Below': Sheffield Review


The pink river dolphin of the Amazon is the focal point of this unexpectedly compelling documentary

The Work

'The Work': Sheffield Review


A four-day group therapy session within Folsom Prison proves transformational for all involved

Out Of Thin Air

'Out Of Thin Air': Sheffield Review


A real-life whodunnit from 1974 is the basis of Dylan Howitt’s gripping Iceland-set documentary

The Mummy

'The Mummy': Review


Is it time for Universal to read the hieroglyphics after its latest Mummy reboot?

My Cousin Rachel

'My Cousin Rachel': Review


Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin excel in Roger Michel’s Du Maurier adaptation

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