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Ammonite review: Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan set the screen on fire in this LGBTQ+ love story

The period film about an unsung palaeontologist finding forbidden love is worth your consideration.

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Emily Gargan
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13 of the best Irish films (and no, P.S. I Love You is not on the list)

We asked an Irish writer to chose some of the greatest Irish movies that deserve to be celebrated (and watched). Here are her picks.

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Katy Harrington
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I Care A Lot: Rosamund Pike as “Marla”.
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I Care A Lot is your classic pulse-pounding revenge thriller... with one vital difference

Rosamund Pike’s new Amazon Prime film has something important to say about villains and conservatorships.

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Kayleigh Dray
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What Chadwick Boseman’s last film teaches us about ambition

In the world of 1920s blues music, we see just how complicated having ambition can be.

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Kiran Meeda
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why Netflix’s Enola Holmes is the film we all need right now

Millie Bobby Brown shines in Netflix’s feminist twist on the classic Sherlock Holmes franchise.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things on Netflix
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Netflix’s new horror speaks volumes about dating so-called “nice guys”

“Do yourself a favour; don’t think about ending things, just do it.”

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Almara Abgarian
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How to Build a Girl on Amazon Prime Video
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How To Build A Girl is a love letter to being true to yourself

This Amazon Prime Video film reminds us to embrace life with all the eagerness and excitement of a teenage girl.

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Caroline Carpenter
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The Photograph: Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield
Life

The Photograph is exactly the kind of romantic escapism we need right now

Relationships, regret and a hell of a lot of beautiful, well-dressed people.

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Meena Alexander
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The Invisible Man review: Elisabeth Moss as Cecelia
Life

“I saw The Invisible Man, and couldn’t stop trembling for hours after”

Be sure to see this horror movie in daylight, because you really won’t want to be alone in the dark afterwards.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Is Portrait Of A Lady On Fire really the best French film of all time?

Does this critically acclaimed movie live up to its reputation?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

How does To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before 2 match up to the original?

Stylist reviews PS I Still Love You, the much-anticipated second film in the trilogy.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kayleigh Dray
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Parasite will touch a nerve with cash-strapped millennials everywhere

The Oscar winner is beautiful – yet overwhelmingly brutal, too.

Mr Jones: Ada Brookes (Vanessa Kirby)
People

Mr. Jones’ story feels all too relevant in our ‘fake’ news era

This biopic, starring James Norton and Vanessa Kirby, issues a stark warning over the lies being fed to you by your media and government.

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Emily Gargan
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Life

How the new Emma film perfectly encapsulates the power of female friendship

This gorgeous and lush film starring Anya Taylor-Joy is a worthy addition to the Jane Austen canon.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Queen & Slim is a huge home-truth of a film that’s bursting with beauty

And we have two talented black women to thank for it.

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Meena Alexander
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Life

Is Tom Hanks’ new movie his best performance yet?

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood perfectly encapsulates everything good about the actor.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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The Personal History Of David Copperfield
Life

Is The Personal History Of David Copperfield as good as its poster lets on?

“Magical” and “charming” aren’t normally the words you’d associate with an Armando Iannucci film, but here we are…

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Ally Sinyard
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Life

Is Brie Larson’s Just Mercy the most important film you’ll see this year?

The movie, which also stars Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx, is a heartbreaking look at the reality of being on death row.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Bombshell’s Megyn Kelly is no feminist – but she is a #MeToo hero

‘Why this iconic elevator scene will stay with me’

Life

Waves is the emotional gut-punch this pallid January needs

This movie offers us a unique take on family, love and grief.

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Helen Bownass
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