Six films to watch this week

Nigel Andrews reviews Lady Bird, The Shape of Water, You Have No Idea How Much I Love You, Black Panther, Loveless, Phantom Thread and The Mercy

Saoirse Ronan plays a teenager who wants to broaden her horizons in this bubbly, anguished movie

An Amazonian river monster is the object of desire in Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi fantasy

An improvised film about grief and psychotherapy from Polish director Pawel Lozinski

The comic book becomes a triumph of African-American storytelling, complete with thrills, nuance and sly radical cheek

A missing child is at the heart of the Russian director’s movie

A fastidious performance from Daniel Day-Lewis in this unsettling movie

The true story of a would-be round-the-world yachtsman becomes a spellbinding film