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Great central performances from leading stars Thomas Mann and Olivie Cooke

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

An affecting movie that never feels emotionally manipulative.

  • Meryl shows that her talent knows no bounds

    Ricki and the Flash

    Even Meryl Streep can't save it.

  • Lake Bell delivers a strong performance as Jack's whimpering but semi-capable wife Annie

    No Escape

    There's 'no escape' from the blatant xenophobia in this thriller, but it still manages to keep you on the edge of your seat.

  • Macolm and his two best friends are obsessed with all things 90s


    Funny and thought-provoking in equal measure.

  • Ed Skrein as Frank and one of the three blonde-wigged lookalikes

    The Transporter Refueled

    With a breakneck plot that is nuts and just too unfeasible, the latest instalment in the franchise, The Transporter Refueled is strictly one for the 16-year old chaps - okay, okay, the 16-year old chap in all of us then. Watchable enough, but daft.

  • An absorbing selection of Irish poems published since 1916 which will stop you turning out the bedside lamp.

    Windharp: Poems of Ireland since 1916

    This welcome new anthology is perhaps doing its most useful thing when it turns up neglected gems, from poets like Katharine Tynan and Padraic Fallon. Classic work from Kavanagh and Heaney is also given time in the sun again within the book's 318 pages.

  • Efron is relatively likeable and empathetic as Cole

    We Are Your Friends

    A dull and mindless coming-of-age story full of boobs, biceps and bass.

  • The lead performances by a bunch of unknowns are pretty astonishing

    Straight Outta Compton

    This biopic of NWA starts like an out-of-control train (on fire) but eventually skids into music movie convention. However, the lead performances by a bunch of unknowns are pretty astonishing.

  • The Blue Guitar: a profound exploration of the loss of dear things in one man's life - innocence, brief happiness, fleeting love.

    John Banville The Blue Guitar

    In The Blue Guitar, John Banville continues the elegaic, tender note that informed his last novel, Ancient Light as the Wexford-born novelist continues to delve through his season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.

  • Rupert Friend show off his dexterity in Hitman: Agent 47

    Hitman: Agent 47

    Rupert Friend, Zachary Quinto and Ciarán Hinds star in a dumb-ass action movie about genetically-modified killers.

  • Torch song, funk, soul - everything bar country music from Ane. Maybe next time she'ill go to Nashville and do a Patsy Cline thang.

    Ane Brun When I'm Free

    Slow-burning and sonically adventurous, Ane Brun's new record blends soul, funky bass ruminations and ethereal voices. It's a pleasant taster for what should be an impressive gig from the Norwegian singer who plays Vicar Street on December 7.

  • Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years - marital tensions on the Norfolk Broads

    45 Years

    Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay are Kate and Geoff, a couple who have weathered 45 years of marriage together. However, in the days leading up to their anniversary party, the arrival of a letter threatens their intimacy and trust.

  • Jessica Chastain in Miss Julie

    Miss Julie

    Liv Ullmann should write a fresh screenplay and forget about adapting Strindberg. Yes, put Colin Farrell in it and Samantha Morton and Jessica Chastain if she wants, but dream up something new.

  • James Ransone seems uncomfortable in his lead role.

    Sinister 2

    This sequel to the 2012 film is more silly than sinister.

  • Ranks among 2015's best

    The Wolfpack

    This ranks among 2015's best.