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Catch the knock-out WWI drama "1917", "Bad Boys For Life", unmissable film fests Hellas Filmbox and the British Shorts Film Festival, plus mockumentary horror "What We Do In The Shadows", and more happening in the Berlin film world this week. Read more

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OUT NOW! This delayed threequel to the Bad Boys series isn’t the utter trainwreck that many could have predicted, but it’s still not worth your pennies. Read more

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OUT NOW! Sam Mendes has crafted an epic yet surprisingly intimate war drama that is without a doubt his most ambitious undertaking to date. Read more

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The 13th edition of the British Shorts Film Festival opening Jan 16 through Jan 22 at various city kinos treats us to a spectacularly distinctive showcase of British and Irish cinema. Our critic eyes up the eclectic line-up and shares his must-sees! Read more

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Hellas Filmbox, kicking off Jan 15 through Jan 19 at Babylon, is a solid showcase of the best of current Greek cinema. This year's line-up brings a political message, great features and a terrific shorts programme. Our critic shares his top picks. Read more

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Catch horror and sci-fi showcase Fantasy FilmFest White Nights at Kino in der KulturBrauerei, EXBlicks "#widerstand" at Lichtblick, Babylon's 14-hour sci-fi marathon Sci-fi Sleepover, and more happening in the Berlin film world this week. Read more

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OUT NOW! What seemed like a promising mash-up of "Invasion Of The Body Snatchers"-meets-"Little Shop Of Horrors" leaves you feeling more underwhelmed than unsettled. Read more

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OUT NOW! A drama that's emotionally gratifying and always engaging with a note-perfect turn from Daniel Kaluuya and revelatory performance from Jodie Turner-Smith. Read more

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OUT NOW! Marco Porsia's chronicle of the career of singer-songwriter Michael Gira and his band Swans is a doc for (very patient) fans. Read more

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OUT NOW! A disappointingly generic film that doesn’t ever justify its existence and is criminally low on original scares. Read more

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PHOTO GALLERY! Is a dispassionate look at the GDR finally possible? A film project and an exhibition take a more empathetic look into the everyday lives of East Germans. Read more

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Catch Babylon’s Top Secret! spy film series including Roman Polanski’s "Intrigue", whodunit "Knives Out", insightful doc "Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool", stunning Judy Garland biopic "Judy", and more happening in the Berlin film world this week. Read more

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OUT NOW! An old school melodrama done right with an impactful performance by Renée Zellweger capturing the determination in the performer and vulnerability in the fallen idol. Read more

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OUT NOW! An attention-grabbingly enjoyable watch that will keep you guessing until its brilliant end, or an all too familiar journey that never really gets going. Read more

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OUT NOW! After the cheesy rubbish of the Angels’ previous cinematic adventures, this latest reboot of the 1970s TV show needed to be bold and entertaining. It’s not. Read more

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OUT NOW! Stanley Nelson’s rich and comprehensive documentary captures the multiple facets of Miles Davis’ life, the man himself and that "musical noise called jazz". Read more

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It's a new decade - and time to deal with old guilt! Can we offset our air miles? Make our everyday more sustainable? We chart the route to redemption. Also: Berliners confess, mum shaming gone crazy and colonial guilt going unacknowledged. Out now! Read more

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Meow! Catch "Cats", hijacking drama "7500", French Agatha Christie-esque mystery "Le Mystère Henri Pick", Babylon's Star Trek Kino celebration, Mongay's screening of Judy Garland biopic "Judy", and more happening in the Berlin film world this week. Read more

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OUT NOW! A sharp and superbly entertaining literary whodunit, a story-behind-a-story that tips its hat to Agatha Christie and employs its twists to playful effect. Read more

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OUT NOW! Joseph Gordon-Levitt gives a great performance as a co-pilot whose plane is hijacked on a flight from Berlin to Paris, but unfortunately the film falls short on landing. Read more

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