Won’t you take us to the bioscope?

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Won’t you take us to the bioscope?

The films opening in our cinemas this week

Critics’ choice

HAMPSTEAD
This slight, modestly sweet and mildly charming affair squarely aimed at the older cinemagoer is just the bill for those seniors’ matinées where the ticket comes with a cuppa and a biscuit. – Angie Errigo, EmpireA QUIET PLACEA tautly original genre-bending exercise, technically sleek and accomplished, with some vivid, scary moments, though it’s a little too in love with the stoned logic of its own premise. – Owen Gleiberman, Variety7 DAYS IN ENTEBBEDirector Jose Padilha seems to be conflicted about the story he is trying to tell. He must know that people who point guns at children’s heads, no matter how noble their long-term goals may be, are inherently unsympathetic. – Hannah Brown, Jerusalem PostMIDNIGHT SUNAbout a girl with a rare disease who must avoid ultraviolet light. It suffocates its sentimental script, portraying passion without wonder, sacrifice without ecstasy. – Teo Bugbee,The NYTimesFIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLESA distinctly South African syntax of how the Western genre can be reinvigorated in a new form. – Shelagh Rowan-Legg, ScreenAnarchy

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