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5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 August

Silence, stillness... then not one but two noisy alien invasions swooping in at once. What are you watching this weekend?

By Peter Hill

5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 August
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10 great films about South Asian Britain

By Tom Jones

10 great films about South Asian Britain
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5 things to watch this weekend – 5 to 7 August

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 5 to 7 August
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10 great films set in Kolkata

By Omar Ahmed

10 great films set in Kolkata
Festivals

10 films to watch out for at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022

By Kristy Matheson, Manish Agarwal and others

10 films to watch out for at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022
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5 things to watch this weekend – 29 to 31 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 29 to 31 July
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10 great reggae films

By Alex Ramon

10 great reggae films
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5 things to watch this weekend – 22 to 24 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 22 to 24 July
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10 great dystopian video games

By George Bass

10 great dystopian video games
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5 things to watch this weekend – 15 to 17 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 15 to 17 July
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10 great films set at train stations

By Scott Jordan Harris

10 great films set at train stations
Lists

Deep cuts: 10 lesser-known Satyajit Ray films

By Matthew Thrift

Deep cuts: 10 lesser-known Satyajit Ray films
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5 things to watch this weekend – 8 to 10 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 8 to 10 July
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10 great robot films

By Anton Bitel

10 great robot films
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5 things to watch this weekend – 1 to 3 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 1 to 3 July
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10 great black-and-white films of the 1980s

By Samuel Wigley

10 great black-and-white films of the 1980s
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5 things to watch this weekend – 17 to 19 June

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 17 to 19 June
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10 great films about camping

By Georgina Guthrie

10 great films about camping
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5 things to watch this weekend – 10 to 12 June

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 10 to 12 June
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10 great country house films

By Trevor Johnston

10 great country house films
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5 things to watch this jubilee bank holiday weekend – 2 to 5 June

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this jubilee bank holiday weekend – 2 to 5 June
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10 great films about the French resistance

By David Parkinson

10 great films about the French resistance
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5 things to watch this weekend – 27 to 29 May

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 27 to 29 May
Lists

9 times film critic Raymond Durgnat disagreed with everyone

By Henry K Miller

9 times film critic Raymond Durgnat disagreed with everyone
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10 great home invasion films

By Elena Lazic

10 great home invasion films
Lists

Streaming watchlist: 10 LGBTQ+ films from East and Southeast Asia

By Christopher Brown and Yi Wang

Streaming watchlist: 10 LGBTQ+ films from East and Southeast Asia
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5 things to watch this weekend – 20 to 22 May

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 20 to 22 May
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10 great films about poets

By Hannah Gatward

10 great films about poets
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10 great early digital films

By Samuel Wigley

10 great early digital films
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