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The Best Films Out Now

The Best Films Out Now

theartsdesk recommends the top movies of the moment

Grand passion: Marianne (Noémie Merlant), left, and Héloïse (Adèle Haenel) in 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire'

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.

And Then We Danced ★★★★ Glorious Georgian gay coming-of-age tale

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.

And Then We Danced ★★★★ Glorious Georgian gay coming-of-age tale

Calm With Horses ★★★★ A stark Irish drama with a sympathetic heart

First Love ★★★★ Renowned director Takashi Miike delivers thrills and spills

Just Mercy ★★★★ Soul-stirring true story about race and justice in America

Little Joe ★★★★ Jessica Hausner's exquisite sci-fi allegory about conflicted motherhood

Midnight Family ★★★★ A thrilling documentary set in Mexico City

Military Wives ★★★★ The surprising true story of the women who rocked the charts

Misbehaviour ★★★★ Keira Knightley and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star in sexism-tackling crowd pleaser

Mr. Jones ★★★★ James Norton stars in a timely testament to journalism

Parasite ★★★★★ The have and have-nots go to war in Bong Joon Ho's masterful social satire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire ★★★★★ Céline Sciamma's spellbinding costume drama has no room for a Mr. Darcy or Heathcliff

Push ★★★★ Fredrik Gertten’s lively documentary reveals the global scale of the housing crisis

Queen & Slim ★★★★ A stylish and raw tale of outlaws on the lam

Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall ★★★★ Alfred George Bailey documents the rock photographer's demons and genius

The Lighthouse ★★★★★ Dafoe and Pattinson on top form as keepers struggling to keep madness at bay

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am ★★★★ An engaging and comprehensive documentary capturing the brilliance of Morrison's work

True History of the Kelly Gang ★★★★ Australia's outlaw myth reimagined as feverish satire

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