Best Films to Watch in London and Stream This Week

From a class warfare classic restored in 4K to a fresh spin on the pregnancy comedy, here's what to watch this weekend...

UK cinemas have reopened their doors and here at WLC we couldn't be more pleased about the return to our happy place – a darkened theatre, surrounded by our fellow movie lovers! But we also understand that maybe everyone's not ready yet. That's why our team has you covered with all the latest releases, be it in cinemas, or streaming from the comfort of your own home…

 

New in Cinemas and Streaming

The Servant

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

Dirk Bogarde and James Fox co-star in Joseph Losey’s brilliantly potent 1963 class warfare classic, now restored in glorious 4K (read our full review).

 

Ninjababy

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes or watch it on Curzon Home Video

Yngvild Sve Flikke’s very funny unplanned pregnancy comedy spins a familiar idea into something quietly groundbreaking (read our full review). 

 

Wife of a Spy

Where to watch it: MUBI

A woman begins to suspect her husband is working for the Americans in this 1940s-set period melodrama from Kiyoshi Kurosawa (read our full review).

 

Malignant

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

James Wan returns to the realms of horror with this unpredictable nightmare about a woman paralysed by dreams of grisy murder.

 

The Voyeurs

Where to watch it: Prime Video

A young couple find their lives spiralling out of control when they begin to spy on their neighbours in this sexy, contemporary riff on Rear Window.

 

Copshop

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

Gerard Butler stars in Joe Carnahan’s claustrophobic B-movie about a small-town police station that becomes an explosive battleground.

 

The Lost Leonardo

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

This fascinating documentary tells the story of the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold, with the fervent energy of a heist flick.

Still in Cinemas and Streaming

Annette

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

Leos Carax and Sparks' ambitious musical meditation on love and art is as brilliantly beguiling as it is deeply maddening (read our full review).

 

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

Simu Liu stars as the martial arts superhero in this fun and expertly choreographed entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (read our full review).

 

Wildfire

Where to watch it: Get London showtimes

Nika McGuigan and Nora-Jane Noone are siblings facing up to their mother’s dark past in Cathy Brady's captivating debut feature (read our full review).

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Reviews

Prisoners of the Ghostland review – an unbearable step backwards for Nicolas Cage

Sion Sono's film does the impossible and makes a story of a criminal warrior with explosives in his testicles into a boring chore

7 Prisoners review – profound and intimate look at modern slavery

Brazilian filmmaker Alexandre Moratto’s spare and enthralling social drama offers a lot more than just a story of suffering

The Maltese Falcon review – landmark film noir is still brilliant entertainment

John Huston's 1941 classic, back in cinemas for its 80th anniversary, is packed with unforgettable performances across the board

Rose Plays Julie review – an identity thriller you can’t take your eyes off

Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy's dazzling and evocative film explores serious themes while functioning as unashamed genre fare