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The Best Films Out Now

The Best Films Out Now

theartsdesk recommends the top movies of the moment

Adam Sandler in the relentless Uncut Gems

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.

1917 ★★★★★ Sam Mendes makes his most personal film to date – and one of his most accomplished

Just Mercy ★★★★ Soul-stirring true story about race and justice in America

Little Women ★★★★★ Greta Gerwig and a sterling cast create a beguiling adaptation

Long Day's Journey Into Night ★★★★★ Director Bi Gan's hallucinatory sophomore drama is a thing of beauty and daring

So Long, My Son ★★★★ Intimate Chinese epic charts four decades of loss and love, scarred by the state

The Cave ★★★★★ A pediatrician's view of indiscriminate slaughter in Eastern Ghouta, Syria

The Gentlemen ★★★★ Guy Ritchie's rambunctious caper movie is just like old times

The Runaways ★★★★ A charming British flick carried by three children's bravura performances

Uncut Gems ★★★★ Adrenaline fuelled portrait of a gambler running out of luck

Waves ★★★★ Pulsating, rapturous, devastating semi-autobiographical brilliance from Trey Edward Shults

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