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The Best Films Out Now

The Best Films Out Now

theartsdesk recommends the top movies of the moment

Five stars for Cannes winner 'Shoplifters'

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles below is well worth your attention.

An Impossible Love ★★★★ Romance turns toxic over the years in this French drama

Colette ★★★★★ Keira Knightley is commanding in biopic about France's famous novelist

Mary Poppins Returns ★★★★ Emily Blunt makes the role her own in a magic new adventure

Roma ★★★★★ Alfonso Cuarón’s triumphant return to Mexico with a ravishing love letter to the women in his childhood

Shoplifters ★★★★★ Deserved Cannes prize winner is a beautifully nuanced portrait of life on Tokyo's margins

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse ★★★★ An anarchic animated adventure with a psychedelic style and whip-smart voice cast

Springsteen on Broadway ★★★★ One-man-band becomes a one-man-show in this Netflix special

Stan and Ollie ★★★★★ Steve Coogan and John C Reilly give phenomenal performances in the Laurel and Hardy biopic

The Favourite ★★★★★ Yorgos Lanthimos's scintillatingly warped portrait of the court of Queen Anne

The Old Man & the Gun ★★★★ Robert Redford's swansong is a fitting tribute to a movie legend

Three Identical Strangers ★★★★★ Award-winning documentary tells the extraordinary true story of three triplets seperated at birth for scientific research

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