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After Yang review: a remarkable vision of humanity

American-based filmmaker Kogonada (Columbus) spins a fascinating take on an age-old obsession in this beautifully melancholic film.

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The Northman review: a monumental achievement

A marvellously menacing rite of passage, The Northman is not to be missed.

It's adventure time. Image: Paramount Pictures.
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The Lost City review: it runs on charisma and fun

The film is at its best when it gives Sandra Bullock's Loretta – and by extension us – permission to…

Michelle Yeoh cements her reputation as a living legend. Image: Roadshow.
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Everything Everywhere All at Once review: bonkers but brilliant

If you’ve somehow snoozed on Michelle Yeoh’s career, this demented and hugely enjoyable film is a great place to start.

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Morbius review: going for bust with blood lust

Short, fast-paced, focused almost entirely on its big-name lead – how does Sony's latest superhero film stack up?

Jillian Nguyen cracks the emotional shell of Ivan Sen’s film Loveland. Image: Bunya Productions.
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Loveland review: a futuristic labour of love

Ivan Sen's new film is more an experience than a plot-driven narrative, its dramas intimate and personal.

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Film Review: Courtney Barnett's Anonymous Club

The singer-songwriter takes us backstage and on the road in this artful documentary.

Honor Swinton Byrne plays Julia in Joanna Hogg's latest film.Image: Picturehouse Entertainment/A24.
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Film Review: The Souvenir Part II

Joanna Hogg asks us to float and drift through her films ... not least in this sequel to 2019's Souvenir.

Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz) faces Batman (RobertPattinson - a masked man against a city backdrop
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The Batman review: a return on a staggering scale

In this epic rendering, Robert Pattinson understands that both Bruce Wayne and the Dark Knight wear masks.

Liam Neeson lets loose in Blacklight. Image: Briarcliff Entertainment
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Film Review: Blacklight and street fights in Melbourne

Liam Neeson's latest was largely filmed in Melbourne in late 2020 when Australia’s mostly Covid-free status was a big draw.

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