MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
This familial drama about a man who returns home to care for his nephew is poignant, funny and a firm favourite.
A sci-fi film starring Amy Adams as a linguistics expert who, when aliens threaten planet Earth, highlights the importance of communication.
Directed by Mel Gibson, this all-Australian-made war movie is brutal, brilliantly shot and has an incredibly inspiring storyline.
Natalie Portman stars as Jacqueline Kennedy in this powerful portrait of the iconic US First Lady from Chilean film-maker Pablo Larraín.
This real-life tale about a landmark 1967 civil rights case of an interracial marriage stars Joel Edgerton in the performance of his career.
An indie coming-of-age film about a man’s struggle to find himself and his sexuality that is both heartbreaking, tender and a work of art.
LA LA LAND
An all-singing, all-dancing musical that pays homage to 1950s Hollywood and stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. What’s not to like?
A true story like no other, Lion crosses continents, decades and will have you reaching for the tissues (read more on following page).