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I Hate Suzie review: Billie Piper’s tabloid target enters meltdown mode

Piper plays an erratic actor stumbling from one crisis to another in this provocative and spiky pseudo-autobiographical drama.

By Hannah McGill

I Hate Suzie review: Billie Piper’s tabloid target enters meltdown mode
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Disclosure review: the progress and missteps of trans representation on screen

By Juliet Jacques

Disclosure review: the progress and missteps of trans representation on screen
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Little Girl review: a cinematic act of kindness to trans children

By Juliet Jacques

Little Girl review: a cinematic act of kindness to trans children
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Miss Juneteenth review: a former beauty queen chases the American Dream

By Melanie Hoyes

Miss Juneteenth review: a former beauty queen chases the American Dream
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Schemers review: scrappy metal memoir hits the wrong key

By Matthew Taylor

Schemers review: scrappy metal memoir hits the wrong key
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Never Gonna Snow Again review: a magical mystery masseur in the land of the bourgeoisie

By John Bleasdale

Never Gonna Snow Again review: a magical mystery masseur in the land of the bourgeoisie
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Enola Holmes review: Sherlock’s teen sister loosens some Victorian stuffing

By Thomas Flew

Enola Holmes review: Sherlock’s teen sister loosens some Victorian stuffing
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Little Birds review: Anaïs Nin erotic encounters in 1950s Tangier

By Andrew Collins

Little Birds review: Anaïs Nin erotic encounters in 1950s Tangier
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Tesla review: sparks of brilliance fail to carry this eccentric biopic

By Leila Latif

Tesla review: sparks of brilliance fail to carry this eccentric biopic
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The Devil All the Time review: a deadening slab of American gothic

By Henry K Miller

The Devil All the Time review: a deadening slab of American gothic
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Away review: more science and less soap would make this space opera soar

By Trevor Johnston

Away review: more science and less soap would make this space opera soar
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Bill & Ted Face the Music review: the Gen X dad dudes unleash their daughters

By Thomas Flew

Bill & Ted Face the Music review: the Gen X dad dudes unleash their daughters
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Ratched review: Ken Kesey’s Big Nurse gets botched surgery

By Hannah McGill

Ratched review: Ken Kesey’s Big Nurse gets botched surgery
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Nocturnal review: a stripped-down portrait of British coastal malaise

By Tim Hayes

Nocturnal review: a stripped-down portrait of British coastal malaise
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White Riot review: the story of rock’s anti-racist revival

By Sukhdev Sandhu

White Riot review: the story of rock’s anti-racist revival
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The Eight Hundred review: a puffed-up reprise of the defence of Shanghai

By Tony Rayns

The Eight Hundred review: a puffed-up reprise of the defence of Shanghai
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Cuties review: preteen pressures in the age of lost innocence

By Winnie M Li

Cuties review: preteen pressures in the age of lost innocence
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The Human Voice review: Pedro Almodóvar goes short and free

By Elisabet Cabeza

The Human Voice review: Pedro Almodóvar goes short and free
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Get Duked! review: a rampant Highland ramble

By Kaleem Aftab

Get Duked! review: a rampant Highland ramble
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Real review: rebuilding Black lives in Portsmouth

By Trevor Johnston

Real review: rebuilding Black lives in Portsmouth
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She Dies Tomorrow review: Kate Lyn Sheil’s death drive goes viral

By Anton Bitel

She Dies Tomorrow review: Kate Lyn Sheil’s death drive goes viral
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The Painted Bird review: a stately, pitiless vision of innocence crushed by war

By Kim Newman

The Painted Bird review: a stately, pitiless vision of innocence crushed by war
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The Roads Not Taken review: Sally Potter grapples with the power of the past

By Violet Lucca

The Roads Not Taken review: Sally Potter grapples with the power of the past
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Koko-di Koko-da review: animals, nursery rhymes and murders

By Philip Kemp

Koko-di Koko-da review: animals, nursery rhymes and murders
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The New Mutants review: X-Men spinoff traps super-teens in a haunted house horror

By Kim Newman

The New Mutants review: X-Men spinoff traps super-teens in a haunted house horror
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Mulan review: live-action Disney remake feels more retrograde than the original

By Kambole Campbell

Mulan review: live-action Disney remake feels more retrograde than the original
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I’m Thinking of Ending Things review: Charlie Kaufman’s new nightmare surpasses all expectations

By Trevor Johnston

I’m Thinking of Ending Things review: Charlie Kaufman’s new nightmare surpasses all expectations
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Les Misérables review: 24 hours of violence in the Paris streets

By Catherine Wheatley

Les Misérables review: 24 hours of violence in the Paris streets
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Sócrates review: a Brazilian teenager battles loss and homophobia

By Matthew Barrington

Sócrates review: a Brazilian teenager battles loss and homophobia
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