Six films to watch this week

Nigel Andrews reviews Free Solo, Aquaman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Mortal Engines, The House that Jack Built and The Old Man and the Gun

The story of one man’s attempted ascent of a 3,000ft bluff without a harness is an amazing piece of cinema

Jason Momoa and Amber Heard star in an outlandish tale from deepest Atlantis

This animated superhero adventure is frantic yet torpid

Philip Reeve’s YA novel comes to the screen as a boilerplate tale of good versus evil

Matt Dillon gives the performance of his life as a serial killer in this brutal film

Casey Affleck co-stars in this truth-based film directed by David Lowery