Reviews

Madame Web
Madame Web Review

Early on in Madame Web — the latest superhero film to be based on a...

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This Is Me... Now: A Love Story
This Is Me… Now: A Love Story Review

With its bonkers visuals, heart-shaped wedding dress, fantasy flourishes and...

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Radical Dreamer
Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer Review

For a film that begins with a fairly soporific, lightly reality-bending...

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Occupied City
Occupied City Review

Much of director Steve McQueen’s best work has come from the close...

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Your Fat Friend
Your Fat Friend Review

Anyone even remotely interested in the world of fat activism will be familiar...

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Bob Marley: One Love
Bob Marley: One Love Review

In his short life, Bob Marley undeniably achieved a huge amount. He ushered...

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Lisa Frankenstein
Lisa Frankenstein Review

It is amusing to imagine how Mary Shelley’s scientist character Victor...

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Fighter
Fighter Review

For the past few years, director Siddharth Anand has delivered some of the...

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Blue Giant
Blue Giant Review

For almost every moment of transcendental beauty in Blue Giant, where music and...

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Argylle
Argylle Review

Matthew Vaughn has never played by the rules. Whether it’s his penchant for...

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Migration
Migration Review

Migration is something different for Illumination. After a run of movies...

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Orion And The Dark
Orion And The Dark Review

Charlie Kaufman’s last film, I’m Thinking Of Ending Things, ended with a...

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American Fiction
American Fiction Review

Based on the 2001 book Erasure by Percival Everett, Cord Jefferson’s...

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The Zone Of Interest
The Zone Of Interest Review

Clothes and trinkets from Jews, facing degradation and starvation, if not...

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Jackdaw
Jackdaw Review

This stormingly confident debut from director Jamie Childs, until now best...

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The Color Purple
The Color Purple Review

There’s always been something of the musical about Steven Spielberg’s 1985...

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All Of Us Strangers
All Of Us Strangers Review

On the sofa of an evening, Adam (Andrew Scott), a sweet and lonely man in his...

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The Iron Claw
The Iron Claw Review

From its opening moments, as Zac Efron’s muscular wrestler heaves himself out...

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The Brothers Sun
The Brothers Sun Review

Streaming on: Netflix Episodes Watched: 8 of 8  With a decapitated head...

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The End We Start From
The End We Start From Review

It might be the end of the world, but someone has to change the babies’...

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The Kitchen
The Kitchen (2024) Review

The Kitchen — named for the rebellious, run-down fictional housing estate it...

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Destroy All Neighbors
Destroy All Neighbors Review

Josh Forbes’ stylised black comedy Destroy All Neighbors begins as an...

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The Boys In The Boat
The Boys In The Boat Review

Rowing is usually seen, with good reason, as a sport for posh kids. But it...

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Lift
Lift Review

Stand-up comedians have pivoted to playing it straight in movies countless...

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The Goldfinger
The Goldfinger Review

It has been over two decades since Andy Lau and Tony Leung Chiu-wai faced off...

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The Beekeeper
The Beekeeper Review

Bees have had a bad run of it on screen. For every Candyman, there is...

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Mean Girls (2024)
Mean Girls (2024) Review

When is a reboot not a reboot? Maybe when it’s the Mean Girls reboot, which...

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Good Grief
Good Grief Review

Schitt’s Creek fans might be surprised by Dan Levy’s directorial...

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Night Swim
Night Swim Review

By its very nature, a haunted-swimming-pool horror — an admittedly minor...

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