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The Best Films Out Now

The Best Films Out Now

theartsdesk recommends the top movies of the moment

Replicants reboot: Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049

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

Atomic Blonde ★★★★ Charlize Theron is iconic in a silly but super-charged Cold War thriller

Baby Driver ★★★★ Edgar Wright's rock'n'roll car-chase is a classic till it runs out of road

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

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

Final Portrait ★★★★ Geoffrey Rush is the spitting image of Giacometti in Stanley Tucci's convincing portrayal of an artist at work

God's Own Country ★★★★★ A new master of British cinema, Francis Lee's debut is starkly stunning

On Body and Soul ★★★★★  This year's Berlinale Golden Bear winner tells a wintry tale

On the Road ★★★★ Maverick director Michael Winterbottom and indie darlings Wolf Alice prove a good match in engrossing music documentary

Spider-Man: Homecoming ★★★★ Tom Holland brings us super-powers with a human face in fresh, funny version of the arachnid avenger

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

Zoology ★★★★ Young Russian director Ivan I Tverdovsky offers cryptic commentary on his country today


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