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The Aeronauts
Life

So, is The Aeronauts actually as good as everyone says it is?

Spoiler: Felicity Jones’ new film may just be her best performance yet.

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Kemi J Williams
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Samara Weaving in the film READY OR NOT. Photo by Eric Zachanowich. © 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved
Life

This bonkers bridal horror movie is unlike anything we’ve seen before

There’s a reason everyone’s tweeting about Samara Weaving’s Ready or Not, you know…

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Emily Gargan
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The Farewell review: an overwhelmingly honest look at family, love and grief
Life

So, is The Farewell actually as good as everyone says it is?

Spoiler: Awkwafina’s new film may just be her best performance yet.

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Kemi J Williams
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Blinded by the Light
Life

Blinded by the Light review: Is this the feel-good film of the year?

Director Gurinder Chadha’s name deserves to be everywhere for this brilliant movie, and this is why...

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Mayran Yusuf
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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What are the critics saying about Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood?

The first reviews for the new Quentin Tarantino movie are in, and it doesn't look like the director has handled the murder of Sharon Tate well.

Mindy Kaling in late night
Life

Late Night is the perfect romantic comedy for ambitious women

This is a love story between a woman and her job, and that’s why it’s so good.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Ali Wong and Keanu Reeves
Life

Netflix's Always Be My Maybe teaches us the most important love language of all

With added Keanu Reeves, too.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Long Shot starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen
Life

Long Shot review: Romance usurps bromance in this satirical comedy

There are a few bum notes in Long Shot, but ultimately Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen shine bright in this thoroughly enjoyable romcom.

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Emily Gargan
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Marvel's Avenegers: ENdgame film review
Life

Is Avengers: Endgame REALLY worth three hours of your life? Stylist investigates

We all know that the superhero genre can be sexist – but Marvel’s Endgame is here to change that.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Sexist trolls are targeting Captain Marvel with fake bad reviews

This is why we can’t have nice things

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

All is True is a touching, witty and human portrait of a literary genius

Kenneth Branagh's depiction of Shakespeare as a flawed, fraught and fallible man is unlike anything bardophiles have seen before, says Kemi J Williams.

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Kemi J Williams
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Emily Gargan
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a beautifully observed portrayal of loneliness

Melissa McCarthy is truly magnificent as an embittered and whiskey-soaked Lee Israel, says Under Her Eye’s Emily Gargan.

Life

Beautiful Boy is a tale of addiction, love and recovery

But Felix Van Groeningen’s film offers up a sanitised depiction of the drugs epidemic, says Kemi Williams.

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Kemi J Williams
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The Favourite's Emma Stone
Life

The Favourite is unlike any period drama you’ve ever seen before

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the Queen bitch of them all?”

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Mayran Yusuf
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg in RBG
Life

RBG is already one of the most important films of 2019

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Sorry to Bother You is a daring satire about the evils of capitalist greed

You'll feel uncomfortable for all the right reasons

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Kemi J Williams
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Life

Say hello to Anna and the Apocalypse, your new gory Christmas classic

Hey Anna, are you ok?

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Mayran Yusuf
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Disobedience - Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams
Life

Disobedience is a passionate story of repressed desire and religious duty

Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz’s Disobedience is a powerful faith vs lust story for the ages

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Emily Gargan
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Stylist Team
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Under Her Eye: meet the women who will change the way you think about film

After a three-month search, Stylist is thrilled to reveal the winners of our Under Her Eye female film critic initiative

Life

“Why Widows is the perfect antidote to saccharine girl-power movies”

Viola Davis’ new film doesn’t peddle tired tropes about sisterly solidarity – and it’s all the more powerful for it.

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Moya Crockett
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