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NINA for­ever

one of the best Bri­tish hor­ror films to emerge in years, this stars Fiona o’shaugh­nessy as a dead woman who re­turns to life when­ever her ex tries to have sex with his new girl­friend. Dark, twisted and very funny. out Now

Mis­tress Amer­ica

Greta Ger­wig plays a New York hip­ster go­ing nowhere fast in Noah Baum­bach’s sharply ob­served com­edy, stud­ded with smart di­a­logue: “I’m an au­to­di­dact. That’s one of the words I self-taught my­self.” From june 10

the do-over

Yes, it’s a new adam San­dler film, but don’t run away: this one at least has a promis­ing trailer. David Spade plays a dweeby loser who yearns for a dif­fer­ent life; San­dler the tat­tooed mys­tery man who de­cides to help him by faking his death. From may 27

the fun­da­men­tals of car­ing

Paul rudd teams up with Craig roberts in this straight-to-net­flix film about an emo­tion­ally-crip­pled care­giver and his smart-arse charge. also fea­tures Selena Gomez swear­ing up a storm. From june 24

va­ca­tion

ed Helms re­places Chevy Chase be­hind the wheel, but it’s still bad-taste busi­ness as usual for the Gris­wolds. The high­light: their Tar­tan Prancer car (“the Honda of al­ba­nia!”) and the many in­cred­i­bly dan­ger­ous but­tons on its key fob. From june 23

Blood­line: sea­son 2

The Florida Keys-set thriller re­turns, twisty as a swamp snake. Cen­tred on the ray­burn fam­ily, ev­ery mem­ber of which has a dozen se­crets, it’s full of great per­for­mances from the likes of Sissy Spacek and Kyle Chan­dler. From may 27

spy

Prep for Ghost­busters with Paul Feig’s last movie, a glo­ri­ously silly es­pi­onage ad­ven­ture in­volv­ing 50 Cent, bats and jason Statham as boast­ful se­cret agent rick Ford: “I drove a car off a free­way on top of a train while it was on fire...” From june 3

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