1. Mr Turner
Mike Leigh’s infinitely superior biopic starring a sublime, if grunty, Timothy Spall.
Richard Linklater’s epic, heart-warming observational chronicle explores the banality of everyday life without ever being boring; a rare achievement in cinema.
A host of extraordinary women and a sensational soundtrack take this documentary about backing singers to another level, and will take you with it.
Funny, satirical, political, extremely British and also marmalade, so what’s not to like? Or, even, love?