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6 Jackson A. Dunn in Brightburn

Film Review: Brightburn

Advertised as a darkly scary variation on the Superman myth, this intense horror film often strains credibility but is grounded by strong performances and some …


Film Review: Aladdin

Guy Ritchie of all people co-wrote and directed this ‘live action’ remake of the beloved 1992 animated Disney musical, and the result is a weirdly charmless kid…

7 Damon Gameau in 2040

Film Review: 2040

Damon Gameau’s speculative documentary-of-sorts is an accessible and particularly optimistic view of what the future might look like if we all do the right thin…

6 Rory Kinnear and the cast of Peterlo

Film Review: Peterloo

Timed to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre, this frustrating and flawed tribute to Britain’s 19th century working class is a mi…


Film Review: 1985

This low budget affair from Malaysian American director Yen Tan is marked by beautiful black and white cinematography, quietly moving performances and a sustain…

Diane Keaton and Jacki Weaver in Poms

Film Review: Poms

This calculated crowd pleaser of a character piece from writer/director Zara Hayes’ sets out to make some valid points about ageism and seizing the day.…

7 Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench star in All Is True

Film Review: All Is True

From Henry V to Hamlet, Kenneth Branagh’s career has frequently intersected with the work of William Shakespeare. Now Branagh finally portrays The Bard hi…

6 Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen in Long Shot

Film Review: Long Shot

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen make an unlikely screen pairing in director Jonathan Levine’s sometimes crude character comedy, but both are in fine, fun form, a…


Film Review: The Chaperone

This semi-factual period drama might share credits with prestige TV phenomenon Downtown Abbey, but is a much more awkward affair.…

7 Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: ENDGAME..Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019

Film Review: Avengers: Endgame

One of the most hotly anticipated, epic and spoiler-filled movies in years, this fourth and final Avengers saga is the culmination of 11 years’ worth of Marvel …

7 Julianne Moore in Gloria Bell

Film Review: Gloria Bell

Writer/director Sebastián Lelio’s American ‘reimagining’ of his own 2013 Chilean production Gloria sticks pretty closely to the original, and star Julianne Moor…

7 Ah-in Yoo, Jong-seo Jun and Steven Yeun in Burning

Film Review: Burning

Drawn from a short story by famed Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, this epically sprawling South Korean psychodrama is deeply enigmatic, unsettling and, eventua…

5 Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgård star in The Aftermath

Film Review: The Aftermath

Keira Knightley stars in a surprisingly old-school war drama, which despite some saucy sequences and bloody bits, is ultimately full of contrivances and awkward…

6 David Harbour as Hellboy

Film Review: Hellboy

Director Neil Marshall’s jumbled and convoluted Hellboy reboot has some great, gory detail, but can’t quite match the heights of Guillermo del Toro’s orig…

7 Rupert Everett stars as Oscar Wilde in The Happy Prince

Film Review: The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett’s passion project and feature debut behind the camera is a sad and moving study of Oscar Wilde’s tragic final days, handled with a lot of love an…

A film still from Jonah Hill's Mid90s

Film Review: Mid90s

Jonah Hill’s debut as writer/director is a melancholic, uneasily nostalgic drama with a sometimes slightly vague grip on narrative.…


Film Review: Pet Sematary

This second shot at filming Stephen King’s 1983 novel falls into a familiar horror/thriller trap, as it offers tight and scary drama for the first two-thirds of…

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