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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
Masculinity is in the spotlight in this potent play, which transfers to The Roundhouse after impressing at the National Theatre
Photographer Richard Billingham revisits his childhood with a powerful stillness and love laced with dysfunction in his debut feature film Ray & Liz
Brazilian filmmaker Alejandro Landes uses the backdrop of the Colombian civil war to tell a dizzying story of teenage angst and global chaos in Monos
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 one of the most ridiculous stories never told, Spike Lee's Oscar-winning Blackkklansman shows he hasn’t lost his touch but that may just be out of it
Based on a true story and starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, Green Book has officially won Best Picture at the 2019 Oscars
First Sundance, then the Berlinale: Joanna Hogg's The Souvenir is the first major film of the 2019 festival circuit to look out for
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
The National Theatre revives Rutherford and Son, a merciless tale of industrial woe, with Roger Allam taking up the mantle (or stove-pipe hat) of the tyrannical title role
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
It won the Golden Globes for Best Picture and Best Actor, but Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic, is still a bad film that gives a disappointing tribute act