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Isle of Dogs (PG)
Wes Anderson lets loose his puppet puppies.
Ready Player One (12)
Spielberg takes on the virtual world.
Pacific Rim Uprising (12)
John Boyega and fighting robots.
Paddy Considine boxes clever with this moving drama.
My Friend Dahmer (15)
A fascinating real-life origins tale of a killer.
Mario tennis Aces [Switch]
Anyone for Mario tennis!
ONRUSH [PS4, Xbox One, PC]
No cheqeured flag and yet Onrush is still a winner.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze [Switch]
DK is switching it up with this frozen fruity.
Kirby Star Allies [Switch]
Our favourite pink blob is back!!!
Gravel [PS4, Xbox One, PC]
To the start line next is the hire car of racing games.
Under the Tree (15)
No Place like home? Not according to this darkly comic Iclandic film.
The Negotiator (15)
Jon Hamm turns on the charm in this taught thriller.
The Escape (15)
Gemma Arteton wants out of her relationship in this relationship drama.
A Prayer Before Dawn (15)
Joe Cole has a lot of fight in him for this punchy drama.
Toni Colette and Harvey Keitel make a massive faux pas with this flop.
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?
Man of the Woods by Justin Timberlake
Watch out, it's the return of the TIMBERRRRR-lake.
Semicircle by The Go! Team
Jump to it and shake those pom poms!
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?