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Despicable me 3

'Despicable Me 3': Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

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

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

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

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

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

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'76': London Review

By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Izu Ojukwu. Nigeria, 2016. 116 mins

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SXSW Reviews

Walk With Me

'Walk With Me': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Benedict Cumberbatch narrates this unusual documentary about a spiritual retreat in France under the guidance of renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh

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Directions

'Directions': Cannes Review

By Dan Fainaru

A bleak insight into modern-day Bulgaria.

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Bones of Contention

'Bones of Contention': Berlin Review

By David D'Arcy

Documentary examines the legacy of the Spanish Civil War, and the mass graves which remain dotted across the country to this day

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Dina

'Dina': Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Documentary about the hurdles facing an autistic couple which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance

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Malaria

'Malaria': Busan Review

By Wendy Ide

Dir: Parviz Shahbazi. 2016. Iran. 90 mins

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Bobbi Jene

'Bobbi Jene': Tribeca Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Elvira Lind’s remarkable documentary follows two years in the life of provocative dancer Bobbi Jene Smith

Elian

'Elián’: Hot Docs Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

The five year-old boy found floating in the Florida Straits in 1999 tells his side of the story