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Debt burden: Paul Schrader’s ‘The Card Counter’

The acclaimed writer-director indulges his experimental streak in a thriller that inverts the popular conception of the gambling man

‘Get Back’ is ‘slow TV’ for Beatles nuts

Despite plenty of magical moments, Peter Jackson’s eight-hour epic is the work of a fanatic, and will likely only be watched in full by other fanatics

The Bond market: ‘Dune’ and ‘No Time To Die’

Blockbuster season begins with a middling 007 and a must-see sci-fi epic

Slow motions: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Cry Macho’

Despite patient filmmaking, the 91-year-old director’s elegiac feature is unable to escape the legend of the man

End of the road: The Anthony Bourdain documentary ‘Roadrunner’

Morgan Neville’s posthumous examination of the celebrity chef hews close to the familiar narrative

Boogie fever: ‘Halloween Kills’

David Gordon Green’s second entry in the famous horror franchise reboot is as confused as its violence is senseless

Performance art: ‘Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy’

Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s latest film, keenly observing human behaviour, considers the tension between the real and the affected

Practical magic: ‘Petite Maman’ and ‘Undine’

The new films by Céline Sciamma and Christian Petzold share a dreamlike sensibility

Ranch dressing: ‘The Power of the Dog’

Jane Campion’s new film takes to a 1920s Montana ranch for its story of repressed sexuality

Imperfect cadence: ‘Annette’

The stupid and the sublime commune in Leos Carax’s woozy pop opera