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Green Book (12)
A hugely entertaining, Oscar-winning road trip.
A Private War (15)
Rosamund Pike goes to war in this compelling true story.
This animated sequel is a weakling in the franchise.
Stan & Ollie (PG)
A fascinating account of the world's greatest double act abroad.
The Lego Movie 2 (U)
Everthing isn't quite as awesome in this animated sequel.
World War Z [Xbox One, PS4, PC]
Zombies everywhere. It's the end of the world as we know it.
Boxboy! + Boxgirl! [Switch]
A cute puzzler for cool squares everywhere.
God's Trigger [Xbox One, PS4, Switch]
You may well lose your religion with this bloody shooter.
Outward [PS4, Xbox One, PC]
It's RPG time so back your backpack and stock up on your spells!
kirby's Extra Epic Yarn [3DS]
Kirby throws on his best threads for the 3DS
Gloria Bell (15)
Julianne Moore strikes a chord in this US remake.
Thunder Road (15)
A quirky comedy that takes some fascinating turms along the way.
You've got to fight, for your right, to party.
This fascinating French doc serves up an ace.
Birds of Passage (15)
An astonishing Columbian film on the drugs trade.
Suspiria by Thom Yorke
Yorke goes to Hollywood with horrific results.
Wanderer by Cat Power
The queen of folk has her purr back.
Staying at Tamara's by George Ezra
George Ezra returns and doesn't outstay his welcome.
Guess who's back? Just don't tell Eminem.
Always Ascending by Franz Ferdinand
Is it up, up and further away for this cool Scottish band?
Coal Black Mornings by Brett Anderson
Suede's front man beautifully recalls his life leading up to Britpop-dom.
Parsnips, Buttered by Joe Lycett
How to complain with style and panache.
Gironimo! by Tim Moore
Not quite nul points for otherwise brilliant travel humourist Moore's latest labour of love.
Who Is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace
Danny Wallace asks a question for his new novel. But will you care for the answer?
Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human
This fresh debut is a little bit like Grange Hill on crack with monsters. What's not to love?