‘Tito and the Birds’ offers the viewer a vibrant vision of truly grim existence, in where the birds sing, and man attempts to navigate fear through consumerism. Sound familiar?
‘The Ritual’ is a Netflix movie that wriggles free of your assumptions. It’s a monster movie, it’s a psychological evaluation, and above all, it’s bloody good.
In the age of sequels, you have to ask – do we really need a Mary Poppins sequel? The answer is yes. All the way yes.
‘Vice’ works as a grand plinth to Christian Bale’s resolve, but it doesn’t work as a movie.
“Can you ever forgive me” is a perfect outing for those who enjoy clever writing brought to life by two actors at the peak of their powers. Go see it.
Yes, we’ve seen it before, but the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper reboot of ‘A Star is Born’ is strangely fresh.
Bart Layton’s first feature is a combination between heist movie and documentary, giving a real edge to a tired genre.
The sixth Mission Impossible adventure is much more than an advertisement for Tom Cruise’s cardio program, it’s a white-knuckle ride with a knowing smirk on its face.
Avengers: Infinity War is all spectacle. However, we’ve done the maths in an effort to ascertain whether aforesaid spectacle could actually happen. Spoilers, obvs.
Every so often, a satire comes along that transcends the form. ‘The Death of Stalin’ is very much that. Go see it.
In the hands of Greta Gerwig, ‘Lady Bird’ is an affirmation of all the brutality and beauty of the oft-criticised millennial set. Believe the hype.
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.
The thematically deep OtherLife curiously prods us to reconsider our readiness to give ourselves an escape through technology.
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.
“Alien: Covenant” has been loosely touted as the movie that “Prometheus” should have been. But is it? Well…