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From the fame of Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Simon Amstell has grown leaps and bounds. The comedian directs his second film, Benjamin, as a balm for self-torturing lonely souls
There are so many reasons to watch Fleabag season 2 – and the second episode, with Fiona Shaw and Hugh Skinner in tow, proves why
Captain Marvel, Brie Larson's entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is the first female-led superhero film of the franchise
Photographer Richard Billingham revisits his childhood with a powerful stillness and love laced with dysfunction in his debut feature film Ray & Liz
Nordic folklore is combined with grisly crimes in a Swedish genre-bender Border, based on the writings of John Ajvide Lindqvist
From influential director Asghar Farhadi and starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, Everybody Knows is a fine-tuned family drama that sometimes falls flat
Camille Vidal-Naquet's debut follows a male sex worker (Félix Maritaud) on the streets of Strasbourg, in an unrelenting exploration of desire, sex, and love
Based on a true story and starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, Green Book has officially won Best Picture at the 2019 Oscars
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki's Oscar-nominated film shows the world the arduous realities of poverty and human trafficking
Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer star in the stirring true story of Supreme Court Associate Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Set in a boarding school, Old Boys follows Amberson (Alex Lawther) who reluctantly helps the handsome Winchester (Jonah Hauer-King) to win a French girl's (Pauline Etienne) affection
12 Years A Slave actor Chiwetel Ejiofor marks his directorial debut with The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, an inspirational but hardly invigorating look at Malawian history
Boy Erased sees Jared (Lucas Hedges) forced into conversion therapy by his conservative mother (Nicole Kidman) and Baptist preacher father (Russell Crowe)
Retelling the final days of William Shakespeare, All Is True sees Kenneth Branagh direct and star in a lesser-known literary life story
Moonlight director Barry Jenkins adapts James Baldwin novel If Beale Street Could Talk – a story of loyalty and lasting love
After two hit films, How to Train Your Dragon returns to complete the trilogy with The Hidden World this half-term
Based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, Burning wooed critics at Cannes last year and offers a mysterious thriller for the ages
Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Hudgens star in Second Act, a high-flying tale of street smarts and stylish decisions
Nicole Kidman stars as a hardened detective in LA thriller Destroyer, directed by Karyn Kusama
The Golden Hind is one of London's oldest fish and chips restaurants, still drawing in crowds today
The true story of a 90-year-old drug runner, Eric, is played by Clint Eastwood. The Mule marks his latest acting and directing project – with mixed results
Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy and Bruce Willis star in M. Night Shyamalan's Glass, a sequel to both his 2000 superhero movie Unbreakable and his more recent schizo-horror film Split
Tackling police brutality and revolt, Monsters and Men feels urgent – only months after Cannes hit BlackKklansman. John David Washington stars
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie star in Mary Queen of Scots, an upcoming historical drama charting the infamous rivalry between Elizabeth I and the titular Mary
Hugh Jackman stars in political biopic The Front Runner as disgraced presidential candidate Gary Hart – but did this film need to be made?
In The Upside, Hollywood remake of French triumph Intouchables, Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston play two unlikely friends in a sentimental but stultifying rehash
Steve Carell teams up with Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis in the tragicomic tale of Welcome to Marwen – a portrait of a miniature world of its own
Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny play forbidden lovers in Lizzie: a biographical thriller about the Borden murders and the man who made it happen
There's a gold rush of great shows to top off this year: from five-star musical to star-studded thriller, these are the new plays we have seen and adored
Sure, it's a good song, but Elton John better be ready for some company this year. From VISA to Burberry, Heathrow and Sainsburys, every Christmas advert worth watching in 2018
Extended: Teen Drag Queen musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a young, fun and fresh celebration of being a little bit different
Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes is back with Sunset, a mysterious tale of a woman in a Budapest hat shop during the lead up to World War I