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Like Adam McKay’s Vice, this series is content to simply recreate history with famous people Read more

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There are some intriguing, understated ideas floating beneath the surface of Rob Heydon’s domestic chiller, but we see them coming Read more

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Men In Black: International

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Reboot prioritizes clumsy plot beats and cheap spectacle over its comic and cosmically good-looking stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson Read more

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Euphoria

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Sam Levinson's warmed-over stylistic maximalism does more to distance the audience from the issues it purports to explore than to elucidate them Read more

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Dark Phoenix

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Game Of Thrones’ Sophie Turner emotes a lot but she’s badly directed, and the starry cast from First Class phones it in for their swan song Read more

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Academic essay film about queer Indo-Caribbeans in Canada explores identity and reclamation Read more

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Octavia Spencer Ma

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Ma, a Fatal Attraction-style horror thriller, feels like Taylor’s serving up a corrective to The Help while taking the most superficial notes from Get Out Read more

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The acclaimed director deals with some of his favourite themes, but with no surprises or insights Read more

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She's Gotta Have It season 2

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Spike Lee expands the pansexual Brooklynite's world, but the Netflix series's second season frequently falls back on caricature Read more

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Evil superhero film settles for cheap jump scares and gross-outs rather than the dark reimagining of Superman's origin story it promises Read more

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Teen drama about the disappearance of a small-town high school student is thin and monotonous Read more

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A lesbian couple tries a threesome to keep their relationship interesting, but this comedy is predictable Read more

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Li Cheng's subtle Guatemala City-set Venice prize winner succumbs to art-house cliché Read more

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Kenneth Branagh's underwhelming historical drama is full of sound and prosthetics, signifying nothing Read more

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Unnecessary film is too long, too busy and features a weird, problematic Will Smith performance Read more

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Game Of Thrones finale

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Season 8 of HBO's blockbuster series limps to the finish line with a rushed final episode Read more

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Adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s YA novel is a rare Hollywood film about a mixed-race couple Read more

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Keaton and Jacki Weaver barely maintain their dignity as seniors in a retirement community who start up a cheerleading squad, but they're hobbled by a thin script and weak characters Read more

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Stars Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins bring some emotional heft to the material, but this is just another bland literary origin story Read more

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Amy Poehler’s directorial debut, about six pals reuniting for a weekend in the Napa Valley, just sits there Read more

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