‘Not enough has, this week, been said about Winston Churchill’s status as one of his era’s great boozers. Wither the festive politicians of the past? Whither their gimlets? What of their sidecars?’ Photograph:  Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Spy spoof: Colin Firth and Taron Egerton in Kingsman: The Secret Service

Though well acted and lushly upholstered, this childish ‘caper’ is let down by bold-type irony

Malle’s semi-autobiographical film reminds us that tragedy often has as much to do with mishap as it has with malignity

Saoirse Ronan stars as the young protagonist in John Crowley’s “Brooklyn”, an adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s popular novel about a woman torn between rural Ireland and a New York borough.

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Darkmouth concerns Finn, a 12-year-old desperate to defend his town from attack by monsters named Legends.

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Heart-sinkingly effete: Johnny Depp as Lord Charlie Mortdecai

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‘We have no alternative but to summon up one of the Sun’s greatest linguistic innovations. Gotcha!’

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