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The Best Films Out Now

The Best Films Out Now

theartsdesk recommends the top movies of the moment

Jamie Bell and Annette Bening in Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles below is well worth your attention.

American Made ★★★★ Doug Liman's bouncy action caper revisits the slimy underbelly of Eighties American realpolitik

Blade Runner 2049 ★★★★ Powerful sci-fi sequel is a masterpiece of design and cinematography but needs more soul

Call Me By Your Name ★★★★ Timothée Chalamet is a knockout in a heartbreaking, sensual gay romance

Dina ★★★★ Sundance documentary winner is a rewarding study of love and the human spirit

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool ★★★★ Annette Bening mesmerises as faded femme fatale Gloria Grahame

Good Time ★★★★  Safdie brothers pay homage to the mean streets of New York in heist movie with stand-out performance by Robert Pattinson

Paddington 2 ★★★★ Peruvian immigrant ensures work for British thespians including Hugh Grant’s superior baddie

The Death of Stalin ★★★★ Dictatorship as high farce: Armando Iannucci finds a reign of terror's funny side

The Florida Project ★★★★★  Bright indie flick packs a punch with heartfelt storytelling

The Killing of a Sacred Deer ★★★★ Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman star in edge-of-seat psycho-thriller from Yorgos Lanthimos

 

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