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The Overnighters

The Overnighters*

A great example of fearless journalism in documentary filmmaking and the instinct of following the story where it goes.

Mr Turner

Mr Turner*

Timothy Spall grunts his way to glory in Mike Leigh's elegantly composed portrait of JMW Turner.

Horns

Horns*

Daniel Radcliffe summons his dark side in this darkly comic fantasy horror.

Interstellar

Interstellar*

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic is his most ambitious film yet, if not necessarily his best.

Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Nas: Time Is Illmatic*

An essential celebration of the New York rapper's groundbreaking 1994 album.

By Alex King

Palo Alto

Palo Alto*

Gia Coppola's debut about the teen experience has a lyricism that transcends James Franco's mediocre source.

Gone Girl

Gone Girl*

David Fincher's trash procedural for the Twitter age taunts, tickles and, ultimately, terrifies.

Ida

Ida*

A bracing and powerful drama about cultural roots and the nature of identity from director Pawel Pawlikowski.