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Six of the best: Film
theartsdesk recommends the half-dozen top movies out now
A Most Wanted Man **** Philip Seymour Hoffman brings another le Carré spy vividly to life
Boyhood ***** Linklater unveils his labour of love, over a decade in the making, and it's a doozy
M ***** Peter Lorre's frenzied child killer invokes Weimar Germany on the brink
Manuscripts Don't Burn **** Stark view of contemporary Iran, part thriller, part naturalism, is chillingly memorable
Pride **** History offers unexpected yet buoyant bedfellows in Matthew Warchus's stirring film
Welcome to New York **** Depardieu goes beyond the pale, in a blistering film inspired by Strauss-Kahn
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