Social media, baseball statistics, the news cycle. Aaron Sorkin is collectively honoured as a man who can turn the most tepid of topics into entertainment. But can he direct?
Returning to what he knows, Guillermo del Toro toes the pool of romantic kink in ‘The Shape of Water’ a rippling reminder how the tide of love crosses the expanse of species.
Churchill has been fictionalised to death, with 35 Winstons gracing our screen. However, what Gary Oldman has achieved is truly unique.
‘Three Billboards’ challenges the morals of good small-town America when they’re asked to face a horror beyond definition.
Opening Oscar season strong is Call Me By Your Name, a terrific, grown-up love story that pulls no punches.
If you want to enjoy the latest Star Wars, the math is simple. Go in fresh, sans all spoilers and influence from the fan base.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a film of many aspects. Part horror, tragedy and comedy, the sum produces something entirely unique. Go see it.
What do you get when you allow two separate artists to half complete the same movie? A joke. And that’s what Justice League is.
The thematically deep OtherLife curiously prods us to reconsider our readiness to give ourselves an escape through technology.
Blade Runner 2049 has a central problem, it serves two masters. Trying to be original, and just like original, both of which dooms it be lost in time. Like tears in the rain.
The real ‘Battle of the Sexes’ was a chintzy OTT spectacle, the movie about it is a nuanced and intelligent commentary on gender. Go see it.
The romcom has dipped in recent years, barely echoing the challenges normal relationships face in the modern experience. The Big Sick refutes this, representing a true return to form for the genre.
I was puzzled why the Edgar Wright would tackle something as prosaic as a car chase movie, but Baby Driver is so much more than the genre it belongs to.
“Alien: Covenant” has been loosely touted as the movie that “Prometheus” should have been. But is it? Well…
My Pet Dinosaur is a beast that swims in the warm seas of nostalgia and calls the Blue Mountains home. Director Matt Drummond describes his creation
It’s a tale as old as time, however, the much-lauded “gay moment” in Beauty and the Beast might not honour the writer of the original.
An amazing true story of wealth, which…isn’t strictly true. The unreliable narrative of Gold is sadly one of the sour truth nuggets in the newest McConaughey vehicle.
For a dedicated set of Star Wars fans like myself, the films do not represent the appeal of the franchise. With Rogue One set in the Expanded Universe, I was wary.
How do you make a Harry Potter film without Harry Potter? And how do you expect to sate the Potterites around the globe? Welcome to the challenge of Fantastic Beasts.
Peep the comedy actioner Keeping Up With The Joneses, which includes Jon being Hammson (sorry) and Zach Galifianakis as the straight man. Also, guns.
I recently saw Tom Hanks in Sully, but I couldn’t get past seeing Tom Hanks in Sully. Is it time for Tom to take on something crazy? Paging Doctor Lecter.