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The Best Films Out Now

The Best Films Out Now

theartsdesk recommends the top movies of the moment

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.


City of Ghosts ★★★★ Chilling but inspiring report on Syria's citizen journalists

Early Man ★★★★★ Nick Park scores a magnificent goal with his stop-frame, football-crazy cavemen

Ismael's Ghosts ★★★★ A love triangle anchors a French director's rich, baggy, self-referential tale

Lean on Pete ★★★★ Andrew Haigh's American road trip about loss and abandonment

McQueen ★★★★ Moving documentary charts the anarchic fashion designer's life and career

My Friend Dahmer ★★★★ Backstory of a psychopath: Marc Meyers charts an inexorable path to darkness

On Chesil Beach ★★★ Saoirse Ronan excels in a film of very British reserve

Ready Player One ★★★★ Spielberg's thrilling cyber-universe puts drab real world in the shade

Sweet Country ★★★★★ Director Warwick Thornton's stunning Australian Western portrays hell in the Outback. On Netflix

The Ciambra ★★★★ Supremely effective storytelling in one boy’s passage into manhood


The Happy Prince ★★★★ Rupert Everett's spirited and humane homage to Oscar Wilde is worth the long wait

You Were Never Really Here ★★★★ Lynne Ramsay's wild ride to the dark side with an intimidating performance by Joaquin Phoenix as a remorseless lone avenger

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