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Killing Eve

Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge brings her uniquely British comedy sensibility to this slick and subversive spy series.

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The Power of the Dog

Benedict Cumberbatch earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in Jane Campion’s sensuous and sinister Western.

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Silent Night

Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode lead a blackly comic Christmas film about an impending apocalypse.

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The Souvenir

Joanna Hogg draws from her own life in this ravishing portrait of a toxic relationship.

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The Lost Daughter

Olivia Colman stars in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut; a spiky, sensuous Elena Ferrante adaptation.

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Blinded by the Light

A British-Pakistani teenager becomes Bruce Springsteen-obsessed in Gurinder Chadha’s feel-good musical.

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Been So Long

Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene team up for a ravishing and romantic Camden-set musical.

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Summerland

Gemma Arterton and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star in a sun-kissed WWII drama about friendship and forbidden love.

Nothing Compares

Sinéad O'Connor’s rise to fame is reconsidered and recontextualised in a gorgeously intimate documentary.

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God's Creatures

Emily Watson and Paul Mescal go head-to-head as a mother and son wading murky moral waters.

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Luxor

Andrea Riseborough rediscovers the city of Luxor in a transporting romance-tinged character study.

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For Sama

Filmed in Aleppo, this BAFTA-winning, Oscar-nominated documentary is as intimate as it is imperative.

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The Swimmers

The miraculous true story of two Syrian sisters makes for a moving and magnificent drama.

Amulet

Actor Romola Garai’s directorial debut is a heady concoction of body horror and gothic fantasy.

Nuclear

Emilia Jones, George Mackay and Sienna Guillory power an atmospheric thriller about a fleeing mother and daughter.