Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets

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Luc Besson’s expensive bubble gum space romp is 2017’s most spectacular misfire.

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This new video essay by Luís Azevedo explores one of the director’s major obsessions.

Practical Magic: Six Ways to Fight for Film

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Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets

By Adam Woodward

Luc Besson’s expensive bubble gum space romp is 2017’s most spectacular misfire.

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City of Ghosts

By Trevor Johnston

The importance of citizen journalism comes to the fore in Matthew Heineman’s vital documentary.

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Scribe

By Josh Howey

François Cluzet enters the shady world of phone tapping in this old school French thriller.

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Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, the Colours of Life

By Courteney Tan

The master cinematographer behind films by Woody Allen and Wim Wenders is remembered in this fond and nostalgic hagiography.

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Victim (1961)

By David Jenkins

A welcome re-release of Basil Dearden’s chilling survey of life as a gay man in London of the early ’60s.

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Dunkirk

By Adam Woodward

Christopher Nolan’s breathtaking historical opus attempts to give the viewer a taste of what war actually feels like.

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