As fans continue to wait for spin-off series The Penguin and Part 2 to be released, Matt Reeves's 2022 film The Batman is now available to stream on Prime Video.

It joins a host of recent additions to the platform, including A24's The Iron Claw, Anne Hathaway romcom The Idea of You and Jake Gyllenhaal's new take on Road House.

Meanwhile, three of this year's Oscar nominees are available to stream - The Zone of Interest, American Fiction and Anatomy of a Fall – while beloved classics such as Jurassic Park are also included in the library.

Film fans can also head to Prime Video to stream films as varied as Inglourious Basterds, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, Poolman, documentary I Am: Celine Dion and mind-bending thriller Sleeping Dogs - it really does have options for everyone.

Every film on the list below has been hand-picked by RadioTimes.com's team of film experts, so you will know exactly which movies you should dive into when you next open Amazon Prime Video.

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  • The Batman

    • Drama
    • Crime/detective
    • 2022
    • Matt Reeves
    • 176 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    When a masked terrorist known as The Riddler starts murdering seemingly innocent people, Batman puts his detective work to the test and starts investigating on the streets of Gotham. While doing so, he unravels a bigger picture and a larger threat to the residents of the city. Matt Reeves' comic-book drama, starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrell and Paul Dano

    Why watch The Batman?:

    Things can get confusing in the DC universe, with more iterations of Batman than you can shake a stick at. Thankfully, while there is a spin-off series on the way (The Penguin), 2022's The Batman is currently entirely stand-alone, meaning there's no additional knowledge required going in.

    Coming from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves, the film strikes a somewhat similar tone to Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, but puts more emphasis on Batman in the mask, honing in on what makes the character tick. Robert Pattison is hugely magnetic in the central role, while Paul Dano, Zoe Kravitz, Colin Farrell and Jeffrey Wright prove to be scene stealers.

    It may not be the best Batman film ever made, but it is a very strong entry into the franchise, telling a true detective story with the action and superheroics simply adding to the spectacle, rather than being the focal point.

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  • The Iron Claw

    • Drama
    • Sport
    • 2023
    • Sean Durkin
    • 132 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White and Lily James star in this drama about the Von Erich family, a group of professional wrestlers in the 80s.

    Why watch The Iron Claw?:

    Every year, there are films which are talked about as the ones that the Oscars let go – films which many think should have been nominated but failed to get enough buzz to push them over the line.

    This year, one of the films talked about in those discussions was most certainly The Iron Claw, the A24 biographical sports drama about wrestling family the Von Erichs, who were said to be cursed by tragedy. Not only was the film itself critically acclaimed, but Zac Efron's performance was particularly singled out as a stellar turn.

    Now that the film is available to stream on Prime Video, a new host of viewers will likely come to it, and they should. It might not be the film viewers are expecting, but it is a profoundly moving drama with strong performances across the board and an incredible, tragic story behind it. - James Hibbs

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  • Jurassic Park

    • Action
    • Drama
    • 1993
    • Steven Spielberg
    • 126 mins
    • PG

    Summary:

    Steven Spielberg's blockbuster adventure, starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Attenborough. Billionaire tycoon John Hammond has built the ultimate theme park - an island populated by genetically engineered dinosaurs. A group of guests, including Hammond's grandchildren, are invited to preview the attraction, touring the park in remotely controlled cars. But, as a tropical storm gathers, an unscrupulous employee shuts down the elaborate security system, leaving the tour stranded - and mayhem about to break loose.

    Why watch Jurassic Park?:

    Forget the ever-growing franchise it has spawned – the original Jurassic Park is an essentially perfect action-adventure movie, introducing us to a host of richly developed, fun characters and setting them up against dinos realised through stunning practical effects which still hold up.

    The basic premise of the film and the novel upon which it is based – a wealthy businessman invites a small group of selected visitors to enter his currently unopened theme park, in which he has brought dinosaurs back from extinction – still holds up, because rather than focusing simply on the thrills and set pieces, it also had a lot to say about genetic experimentation, the impact of man's battle with nature and obsessive commercialisation.

    It's one of Steven Spielberg's best ever films, and the fact it came out in the same year as another of his acclaimed films, Schindler's List, feels like a minor miracle. If you've never seen it before, or are simply looking for a rewatch, know that Jurassic Park really does hold up exceptionally well to this day. - James Hibbs

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  • Sleeping Dogs

    • Thriller
    • Drama
    • 2024
    • Adam Cooper
    • 110 mins
    • 18

    Summary:

    An ex-homicide detective with memory loss is forced to solve a brutal murder, only to uncover chilling secrets from his forgotten past. Thriller, starring Russell Crowe, Karen Gillan and Marton Csokas

    Why watch Sleeping Dogs?:

    With acting talent like Russell Crowe and Karen Gillan at the helm, it'll likely not take much convincing to tune into this mystery thriller which is set to take viewers on many twists and turns.

    The film follows a former homicide detective who is suffering from memory loss and is trying to solve a brutal murder that he can't recall. But as he pieces together evidence from a decade-old investigation, he soon uncovers a sinister web of buried secrets tied to his forgotten past.

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  • Land of Bad

    • Drama
    • Action
    • 2024
    • William Eubank
    • 113 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    When an elite Delta Force team is ambushed in enemy territory, a rookie officer refuses to abandon them. Their only hope lies with air force drone pilot as eyes in the sky during a brutal 48-hour battle for survival. Drama, starring Liam Hemsworth

    Why watch Land of Bad?:

    This exciting, behind-enemy-lines thriller is set in the southern Philippines and revolves around a 48-hour battle against Islamic State. Tensions run high as drone operative Sergeant JJ “Playboy” Kinney (Liam Hemsworth) and his team (played by Liam’s brother Luke Hemsworth, plus Ricky Whittle and Milo Ventimiglia) attempt to rescue an asset. When the operation goes wrong, Playboy is left stranded alone in the jungle, while Captain Eddie Grimm “Reaper” (Russell Crowe) is back at base providing air support.

    William Eubank is a great action director, and the attack scenes are terrific. - Matt Glasby

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  • The Big Short

    • Documentary and factual
    • Drama
    • 2015
    • Adam McKay
    • 130 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Drama based on a true story, starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. United States, 2006: eccentric Wall Street whizzkid Michael Burry realises that the US mortgage market is heading towards a crash and begins to bet against it. This activity attracts the attention of trader Jared Vennett and idealistic hedge-fund expert Mark Baum who begin to suspect that the system could be about to collapse.

    Why watch The Big Short?:

    Adam McKay's more recent topical comedy-dramas, Vice and Don't Look Up, may have been more divisive, but when he came out with The Big Short, viewers and critics were blown away. McKay was best-known up to that point for his work on out-and-out comedies such as Step Brothers and Anchorman, so to turn his hand to an Academy Award nominated feature on the 2008 financial crash was something of a surprise.

    Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt, The Big Short manages to break down and simplify some big complex topics surrounded in jargon, and make them accessible to audiences without patronising them. It's also a visual feast, blending drama with documentary style elements, and retains McKay's sharp sense of humour. - James Hibbs

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  • Joyride

    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • 2022
    • Emer Reynolds
    • 93 mins
    • PG

    Summary:

    Asian American lawyer Audrey travels to China to close a deal and uses the trip ass the perfect opportunity to track down her birth mother. Raucous comedy of female empowerment

    Why watch Joyride?:

    If you're in the mood for a raucous, laugh-out-loud comedy, look no further than Joyride.

    This film stars BEEF's Ashley Park as Audrey Sullivan, a successful lawyer who was adopted by an American family as an infant and has therefore never spent any significant time in China, her place of birth. But when a business trip sends her there, she sees an opportunity to investigate where she came from – perhaps even reuniting with her birth mother.

    For moral support, she has a group of larger-than-life friends, including artist Lolo (Sherry Cola), actor Kat (Everything Everywhere All at Once's Stephanie Hsu) and eccentric cousin Vanessa (Sabrina Wu). Together, this group get into a series of utterly outrageous situations, each more farcical than the last.

    But between the risqué humour and absurd comedy, there's plenty of heart as Audrey uncovers some astonishing revelations about her birth. A must watch!

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  • Saw X

    • Horror
    • Thriller
    • 2023
    • Kevin Greutert
    • 118 mins
    • 18

    Summary:

    Battling with terminal cancer, John Kramer hears whispers about a cure for his illness and he travels to Mexico in search of a miracle. Unfortunately, the medical breakthrough is exposed as a heartless scam targeted at vulnerable, desperate cancer patients who will pay anything to spend more precious time with loved ones. Aided by his apprentice Amanda Young, Kramer wreaks terrifying revenge on the con artists and he subjects them to a dizzying array of grisly traps. Horror sequel, starring Tobin Bell

    Why watch Saw X?:

    Last year, something very surprising happened. A new Saw movie came out – and it received good reviews!

    Yes, while the gory horror franchise has plenty of advocates, it's no secret that it has never enjoyed much love from critics. The first film has recently been reappraised as an impressive psychological thriller, but the later sequels remain targets of disdain by some film buffs. As a result, Saw X is actually the first film in the franchise to secure a "fresh" rating on review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes.

    Taking fans back to the period between Saw I and II, the film finds a terminally ill John Kramer (Tobin Bell) travelling to Mexico on the lure of a miracle cure for his cancer, which ultimately proves to be a scam. The perpetrators have no idea who they've just messed with and it's safe to say they're going to regret it. With help from accomplice Amanda (Shawnee Smith), Kramer proceeds to subject them to his typically twisted traps.

    But in addition to the usual blood and gore, this entry in the Saw canon was praised for its surprisingly compelling character work, with Bell being electric as ever.

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  • Inglourious Basterds

    • Drama
    • War
    • 2009
    • Quentin Tarantino
    • 146 mins
    • 18

    Summary:

    Second World War action adventure directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Brad Pitt. After a Jewish woman's family are slaughtered by the Nazis, she changes her identity and flees to Paris, only to come face to face with the man responsible for the massacre. Meanwhile, Lt Aldo Raine leads a guerrilla squad of Jewish Americans into occupied territory to carry out a series of raids on the enemy, earning a fearsome reputation in the process.

    Why watch Inglourious Basterds?:

    Inglourious Basterds marked something of a change in direction for Quentin Tarantino – who until that point had largely made films set in contemporary times. All of his films since Basterds have been period pieces – not that this change in approach led to any watering down of his instantly recognisable style or his fascination with revenge narratives.

    Starring Brad Pitt as a lieutenant leading a troop of vengeful Jewish-American soldiers, and an Oscar-winning Christoph Waltz as the chilling Nazi villain Hans Landa, this film is electric throughout – from the unbearably tense opening scene to the immensely cathartic conclusion. Complete with plenty of Tarantino's trademark dialogue and a handful of perfectly constructed set-pieces, this two-and-a-half-hour epic is the writer/director at the very top of his game. – Patrick Cremona

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  • 22 Jump Street

    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • 2014
    • Phil Lord
    • 107 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Action comedy sequel starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Cops Jenko and Schmidt are back masquerading as students, this time to unmask a drug dealer with links to organised crime. But they soon discover that you can get too deep under cover.

    Why watch 22 Jump Street?:

    One of the rare occasions where a comedy sequel exceeded its predecessor, 22 Jump Street takes its meta shenanigans to their utmost, but does so in a way which somehow never manages to seem excessive or self-indulgent. Instead, it makes for one of the most roundly entertaining action comedies we've seen for a long time, with Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill proving to be a perfect match-up, both at the top of their game.

    The film sees the duo assigned to a new undercover case at a college, trying to do exactly the same mission as they completed at school but in the new setting. Ice Cube once again steal scenes as the captain of the Jump Street programme, and its end credits sequence is perhaps the most inventive, uproarious conclusion that you could imagine. - James Hibbs

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  • The Zone of Interest

    • War
    • Drama
    • 2023
    • Jonathan Glazer
    • 104 mins
    • 12A

    Summary:

    Beside the Auschwitz camp, commandant Rudolf Hoss and his wife Hedwig strive to build a dream life for their family. War drama, starring Christian Friedel, Sandra Huller, Johann Karthaus and Luis Noah Witte

    Why watch The Zone of Interest?:

    Jonathan Glazer doesn't make too many films, but when he does they tend to be masterpieces – and that was certainly the case with his most recent work, The Zone of Interest. Loosely adapted from a Martin Amis novel of the same name, the film follows the everyday lives the commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his family as they seek to enjoy a life of idyll despite living mere paces away from the unimaginable suffering in the concentration and extermination camp that he played a major role in creating.

    The result is both chilling and devastating, with the Oscar-winning sound work of Tarn Willers and Johnnie Burn crucial in creating an atmosphere of utter horror even as Glazer's camera avoids directly showing any of the atrocities. Exploring the banality of evil and humanity's willingness to look away from the horrendous pain it can inflict on others, it's a film that remains steadfastly relevant today - and will have a profound impact on anyone who watches it, up to and including its enigmatic final scene. – Patrick Cremona

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  • The Idea of You

    • Romance
    • Drama
    • 2024
    • Michael Showalter
    • 115 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Michael Showalter directs a contemporary romance across the age divide, adapted by the filmmaker and Jennifer Westfeldt from Robinne Lee's novel of the same title. Forty-year-old gallery owner Solene Marchand (Anne Hathaway) is divorced from her ex-husband Daniel (Reid Scott) but fiercely devoted to their teenage daughter Izzy (Ella Rubin). Daniel is supposed to be taking Izzy and her friends to Coachella music festival and has bought VIP tickets but he has to cancel last minute so Solene steps in as chaperone. Backstage, Solene crosses paths with 24-year-old Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine), the British member of boyband August Moon, who were once Izzy's infatuation. The daughter has grown out of August Moon but Solene unexpectedly stakes a shine to Hayes. The couple begin a whirlwind romance, which weathers a social media backlash when the group's ardent fans learn Hayes is dating an older woman

    Why watch The Idea of You?:

    This romantic comedy is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Robinne Lee, which became a veritable sensation and built up an extremely devoted fanbase following its publication in 2017. Rumoured to have begun as Harry Styles fan fiction, the story tells of Solène, a 40-year-old single mother who unexpectedly falls for the much younger – and world famous – boy band member Hayes Campbell when she accidentally walks into his trailer while accompanying her teenage daughter to Coachella.

    The lead roles are charmingly played by Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine – with the pair sharing great chemistry – while several original songs have been penned for the production by veteran songwriter Savan Kotecha, whose credits including hits for One Direction and Ariana Grande. Meanwhile, the film probes into the toxicity of unwanted press attention that can greet celebrities' private lives and the gendered double standards in the public perception of age gap relationships, and addresses one of the only complaints fans had with the original novel: its ending. – Patrick Cremona

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  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

    • Drama
    • Comedy
    • 2022
    • Kelly Fremon
    • 105 mins
    • PG

    Summary:

    In a timeless coming-of-age story, Abby Ryder Fortson is Margaret, an 11-year-old contemplating everything about life and adolescence with the loving support of her mother (Rachel McAdams) and her grandmother (Kathy Bates).

    Why watch Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret?:

    This tender adaptation of Judy Blume's beloved coming-of-age novel was one of the most underrated films to be released in UK cinemas in 2023. Directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, it stars young actress Abby Ryder Fortson as an 11-year-old girl muddling her way through her stressful pre-teen years following a move from New York City to suburban New Jersey in the early 1970s.

    Among the quandaries she has to deal with is a decision regarding which religion to follow – she is part Jewish, part Christian and has been left to make up her own mind. This dilemma serves as an interesting backdrop to a film that is populated with warm, likeable characters and portrays the everyday anxieties of growing up with generous portions of empathy and wit. Meanwhile Rachel McAdams, Benny Safdie and Kathy Bates all turn in delightful supporting performances as Margaret's parents and grandmother, respectively. – Patrick Cremona

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  • The Northman

    • Action
    • Romance
    • 2022
    • Robert Eggers
    • 131 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Prince Amleth, the son of the murdered Viking King Aurvandill War-Raven, heads to cold, windswept Iceland to retrieve what was stolen from him - a father, a mother, and a kingdom. Amleth embarks on a murderous quest to find the hateful adversary, whose life is for ever woven together with his by the hands of fate. Historical adventure, starring Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang and Ethan Hawke

    Why watch The Northman?:

    Ahead of Robert Eggers's highly anticipated remake of Nosferatu arriving later this year, his most recent release, The Northman, is available to stream on Prime Video now. It stars Alexander Skarsgård as Prince Amleth, a Viking who over years goes on an epic quest to save his mother and kill his uncle, who betrayed and murdered his father, the king.

    It's a blood-soaked, brutal watch, which strays more into mainstream entertainment than any of Eggers's previous efforts, but which still retains his off-kilter tone and sense of style. Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy and Willem Dafoe all put in exceptional supporting performances, while Skarsgård is electric in the central role, carrying the film as he makes his way through foes to get his long-dreamed-about vengeance. - James Hibbs

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  • Anatomy of a Fall

    • Drama
    • Crime/detective
    • 2023
    • Justine Triet
    • 151 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    In this Palme d'Or-winning psychological thriller, a celebrated writer is put on trial when her husband falls to his death from their secluded chalet. What starts as a murder investigation soon becomes a gripping journey into the depths of a destructive marriage.

    Why watch Anatomy of a Fall?:

    This film from French director Justine Triet was a genuine sensation following its release last year – winning both the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Festival and the Best Original Screenplay Award at the Oscars, where it was also nominated for Best Picture. And it's by no means difficult to see why it was so acclaimed, with the film offering both a captivating courtroom mystery and an affecting portrait of a crumbling marriage.

    Sandra Hüller, who was also in the running for Best Actress at the Oscars, is exceptional in the central role – which requires her to speak three different languages – while there are also super performances from child actor Milo Machado-Graner and even from dog Messi, who delivers what is surely one of the best animal performances ever committed to film. Meanwhile, you'll never hear 50 Cent's PIMP the same way again. – Patrick Cremona

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  • The Long Good Friday

    • Drama
    • Crime/detective
    • 1979
    • John Mackenzie (1)
    • 109 mins
    • X

    Summary:

    Crime drama starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. East End gangster Harold Shand is trying to set up a massive property deal involving the impending redevelopment of the London Docklands area. When his plans are knocked off course by the violent intervention of an unknown rival, Harold seeks revenge.

    Why watch The Long Good Friday?:

    One of the greatest British films ever made, London-set gangster drama The Long Good Friday is a terrific showcase for the late Bob Hoskins, who stars as Cockney crime boss Harold Shand. The film follows Harold as his attempts to forge good relations with the American Mafia and redevelop the London Docklands are set a major blow by a series of bombings that he suspects are the fault of a mole within his criminal outfit.

    His methods of trying to determine the apparent mole are often ruthlessly violent but always captivating, and Hoskins is electric in the central role. Meanwhile, there's also a great supporting performance from Helen Mirren and a small but vital role for a very fresh-faced Pierce Brosnan – who plays a a key part in the film's truly chilling climax, one of the finest endings in movie history. – Patrick Cremona

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  • American Fiction

    • Drama
    • Comedy
    • 2023
    • Cord Jefferson
    • 116 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    A frustrated novelist, fed up with the establishment profiting from 'Black' entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes, uses a pen name to write his own outlandish 'Black' book and is suddenly swept up in the madness he claims to disdain.

    Why watch American Fiction?:

    First-time director Cord Jefferson both wrote and directed this comedy-drama which went on to win the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, with the script having been based on Percival Everett's 2001 novel Erasure. Meanwhile, the film was also nominated in four other categories at the Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Jeffrey Wright.

    The film follows Wright's character Monk, an author who writes a satire of stereotypical "black novels", only for it to become a major success.

    It's clear why it was such as critical darling – not only is it a hugely funny watch at times, but it also has a real emotional core, as well as fascinating intellectual interrogation at its centre, around the ways race, class and media intersect. Meanwhile, the cast are all phenomenal, especially Wright, who sells the exasperation of Monk, as well as his complexities as a character. - James Hibbs

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  • Reality

    • Drama
    • Crime/detective
    • 2023
    • Tina Satter
    • 82 mins
    • 12A

    Summary:

    On June 3, 2017, 25-year-old Reality Winner returns to her home in Augusta. She is greeted by FBI Special Agents Garrick and Taylor, who intend to interrogate Winner about her possible involvement in the leak of a classified report about Russian interference in US 2016 elections. Crime drama, starring Sydney Sweeney

    Why watch Reality?:

    The fascinating true story of American whistleblower Reality Winner is explored to chilling effect in this razor-sharp drama from debut filmmaker Tina Satter. Using a script drawn from genuine transcripts, the film recreates the former NSA translator's interrogation by two FBI agents after she was arrested in 2017 for leaking a classified report about Russian interference in US elections to the press.

    Bolstered by a superb central performance from Sydney Sweeney, the film is all the more tense for Satter's decision to eschew melodrama in favour of sober realism, which has the effect of making even the seemingly banal moments appear sinister. The choice to obscure certain words of dialogue adds a sense of paranoia that ensures the film feels more like a conspiracy thriller than a docudrama, and it all adds up to a captivating experience for both those in the know, and those with no prior knowledge of Winner's case. – Patrick Cremona

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  • Bottoms

    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • 2023
    • Emma Seligman
    • 91 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Two unpopular girls in their senior year of high school start a fight club to try to impress and hook up with cheerleaders. When their bizarre plan works, they find themselves in over their heads. Comedy, starring Rachel Sennott, Ayo Edebiri and Ruby Cruz

    Why watch Bottoms?:

    While Ayo Edebiri is becoming a deserved household name from her role as Sydney in The Bear, fans of hers can see her bring her usual comedic charm in Bottoms opposite Rachel Sennott (Shiva Baby). The pair star as friends PJ and Josie who aren't the most popular in their high school and so, start up a fight club with the intention of meeting girls and losing their virginity.

    But they soon find themselves way in over their heads, with the their actions having some hilarious consequences. Bottoms is unique in its storytelling and while there's been some criticism waged over its storytelling, the queer comedy packs the laughs and is a refreshing take on the beloved high school romcom genre. - Morgan Cormack

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  • Saltburn

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • 2023
    • Emerald Fennell
    • 130 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Working class Liverpudlian student Oliver Quick is a socially awkward square peg in the polished round hole of Oxford University. A random act of kindness lavished on dashing aristocrat Felix Catton grants Oliver access to rarefied circles. Comedy thriller starring Barry Keoghan and Jacob Elordi

    Why watch Saltburn?:

    Described as a "a beautifully wicked tale of privilege and desire", Saltburn follows Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan) a shy, quiet and apparently innocent Oxford Student who is drawn into the life of the charming Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi). When Felix invites Oliver to spend the summer with him at his eccentric family home, Saltburn, both their lives, and the lives of everyone around them, are changed forever.

    Directed by the Oscar winning and always wonderful Emerald Fennell, Saltburn is a superbly acted, well paced and boldly written tale of complicated friendship and intense obsession. And with a scene (or three) that will leave you with your eyes wide and your mouth agape, Saltburn is certainly not to be missed. – Chezelle Bingham

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  • Women Talking

    • Drama
    • 2022
    • Sarah Polley
    • 104 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    "Women Talking" follows a group of women in an isolated religious colony as they figure out how they might move forward to build a better world for themselves and their children. Stay and fight or leave. They will not do nothing.

    Why watch Women Talking?:

    As awards seasons heats up, now's the perfect time to revisit some of the nominees from last year's Oscars, and there's no better place to start than with Women Talking.

    This quietly powerful drama stars Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand, all putting in excellent work, and follows a group of women in an isolated Mennonite community who must decide whether to leave or stay after a series of horrific attacks perpetrated by the men.

    If you're looking for fast paced thrills, this isn't it. Instead, this is a moving, thoughtful and oftentimes harrowing drama with some stunning central performances, which leaves you with a lot to sit with and think about as the credits roll. – James Hibbs

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  • Frances Ha

    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • 2012
    • Noah Baumbach
    • 82 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    Comedy starring Greta Gerwig. Frances is a free-spirited 20-something who makes the most of life in New York, pursuing her dream of becoming a professional dancer. Even though it may never happen, and despite being dumped by her boyfriend and her best friend, her optimism doesn't wane.

    Why watch Frances Ha:

    If you're celebrating Barbie's multiple Oscar nominations, or commiserating the fact that Greta Gerwig didn't get a nod in the Best Director category, then why not check back in with some of her previous work, including 2012's Frances Ha?

    Gerwig didn't direct this one but instead starred in it and co-wrote it alongside her now husband and the director of the film, Noah Baumbach. Whether a black and white comedy-drama about a struggling dancer sounds up your street or not, the film has an infectious, light and funny tone to it, and will likely blow away any expectations you had going in. Gerwig is excellent in the central role, while Adam Driver also provides a strong supporting turn. - James Hibbs

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  • Mafia Mamma

    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • 2023
    • Catherine Hardwicke
    • 101 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    A woman unexpectedly inherits a mafia empire, where she defies everyone's expectations as the new head of the family business. Action comedy, starring Toni Collette, Monica Bellucci, Alessandro Bressanello and Eduardo Scarpetta

    Why watch Mafia Mamma?:

    Part screwball comedy, part Mob-movie pastiche, this outlandish yarn stars Toni Collette as a timid American mom who is installed as the head of a crime syndicate following the death of her grandfather. While attending his funeral in Italy, she finds herself in the midst of a war between rival families and forced to broker peace while dodging assassination attempts. The broad gagfest isn’t subtle, but there’s a lot to like, including Collette, whose comic timing is exemplary. – Terry Staunton

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  • John Wick: Chapter 4

    • Thriller
    • Drama
    • 2023
    • Chad Stahelski
    • 169 mins
    • 15

    Summary:

    John Wick (Keanu Reeves) uncovers a path to defeating The High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes.

    Why watch John Wick: Chapter 4?:

    Ever since the first one debuted, the John Wick films have been a masterclass in how to make an action film work. The plot machinations have been light and breezy, and the action itself has been exhilaratingly choreographed. Plus, it doesn't hurt to have the excellent Keanu Reeves in the central role.

    However, this might just be the best yet in the franchise - a breathless, three hour epic in which we watch John on the run, attempting to beat the high table once and for all, and escape the hit they put out on him. Reeves is brilliant as ever, while Donnie Yen brings an intriguing new character, Caine, to life. The action is absolutely top notch and you'll find yourself mouth agape at the audacity of some of the sequences. - James Hibbs

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