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Every week we publish a list of 10 great films, all of which are available to view in the UK.

    • 10 great films about brief encounters

      From Before Sunrise to In the Mood for Love, there's nothing so achingly romantic on screen as a brief encounter.

      David Morrison
      14 February 2018

    • 10 great missing-person films

      From Picnic at Hanging Rock to Gone Girl... as acclaimed Russian drama Loveless arrives in cinemas, we tracked down 10 of the best missing-person mystery movies.

      Leigh Singer
      9 February 2018

    • 10 great war films of the 21st century

      From The Hurt Locker to Dunkirk, modern war movies are often immersive sensory experiences. With a new version of Journey's End arriving in cinemas, we survey 10 of the best.

      Paul O’Callaghan
      2 February 2018

    • 10 great silent romances

      Dream your way back to the golden age of screen romance with these classic silent-era love stories.

      Pamela Hutchinson
      25 January 2018

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