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France

Léa Seydoux left adrift in interminable media satire

Petite Maman

Perfectly formed slice of childhood wonder and poignancy is a delicate marvel

New Releases

Encanto

An explosion of colour and rhythm which takes time to communicate familial-generational struggles

Bruised

Solid, if somewhat by-the-numbers, film about a fighter’s professional and personal journey

Spencer

Well-produced psychological drama dissects the contemporary mythos of “the people’s princess”

The Divide

Polemical state of the nation farce is expertly handled but its politics are blunt weapons

DVDs

CCA

Adam

Divisive comedy explores trans issues and young love

Plan A

Depiction of lesser-known post-war plan of vengeance struggles to forge a connection with audiences

Till Death

Bloated corpse of a thriller with a decent concept, but poorly executed

Lapsis

Good ideas and worthy ideals, let down slightly by messy execution

Irezumi

Simple, sordid tale of vengeance, told with a zesty, lurid camp