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Work In Progress

Courtesy of Showtime

Abby McEnany's smart comedy series about an anxiety-ridden lesbian in her mid-40s thrives on disrupting assumptions Read more

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Peter Strickland's retro thriller about consumerism, dating and ennui is drenched in genre excess Read more

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Varda By Agnès

Courtesy of Films We Like

Agnès Varda's final film is true to the late French cinema icon's radical spirit Read more

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Film about a severed hand searching for its owner in wintry Paris is meaningful and melancholy Read more

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Todd Haynes’s underdog picture about a lawyer taking on a nasty corporation has an immediate, tactile quality Read more

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Knives Out

Claire Folger

Director Rian Johnson's star-studded murder mystery nimbly updates an Agatha Christie-style story with Trumpian political subtext Read more

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Atlantics

Courtesy of Netflix

Senegal-set supernatural drama, which will stream on Netflix, offers a gentle and empathetic view of migration Read more

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Marielle Heller’s biopic about children’s TV host Fred Rogers is a graceful look at patience and loving-kindness Read more

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Martin Scorsese’s starry epic American crime story is filled with authentic and sharply observed details Read more

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Olivian Colman Tobias Menzies The Crown

Courtesy of Netflix

Netflix's historical soap opera returns with Olivia Colman stepping into the role of Queen Elizabeth II Read more

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Synonyms

Courtesy of Kino Lorber

Israeli director Nadav Lapid goes for the jugular with a maniacal exploration of toxic nationalism, identity and shame Read more

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Pain And Glory

Manolo Pavón/Sony Pictures Classics

Pedro Almodóvar's self-reflective film starring Antonio Banderas is a moving meditation on aging and the lasting effects of repression Read more

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HBO dramedy gives Kathryn Hahn a juicy leading role as a middle-age empty nester with a MILF porn addiction Read more

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Jojo Rabbit

Kimberley French / Twentieth Century Fox

Once the queasy/funny tone sets in, Taika Waititi's Nazi comedy never steps wrong Read more

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The Lighthouse

A24 Films

Robert Eggers's film starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson is a giddy and unrelenting homage to the silent era Read more

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Jenny Slate Stage Fright

JoJo Whilden/Netflix

The comic enlists Obvious Child director Gillian Robespierre for a fun stand-up documentary that unpacks her material in an intimate and winning way Read more

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This smart refresh on Alan Moore and David Gibbons’s deconstruction of superhero storytelling feels relevant and unpredictable Read more

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El Camino

Sony Pictures Television/Netflix

Vince Gilligan's feature length coda shows us what happened to Jesse Pinkman after Walter White's death – and gives Aaron Paul the showcase he deserves Read more

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Rob Grant’s genre-stretching film is both a barbed comedy of manners and a survival picture Read more

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Sofia Bohdanowicz’s latest film (in collaboration with actor Deragh Campbell) asks lots of existential questions Read more

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