Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Sonic the Hedgehog is a diverting and entertaining family watch, but it will likely race out of your memory as quickly as Sonic collects rings.
Posted Feb 13, 2020
To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You is exactly the kind of teenage rom-com escapism that we are all in need of - something that makes you feel good, but not to the detriment of a well-executed story.
Posted Feb 10, 2020
Some pacing issues aside, Birds of Prey is a neon-blood-soaked, funny, violent, anti-hero caper. It manages to be authentic without being heavy-handed, and happily obliterates the male gaze in a technicolour firework display.
Posted Feb 5, 2020
The Rhythm Section (2020)
A grounded, messy and realistic thriller that's not flawless, but propelled by a compelling performance from Blake Lively.
Posted Jan 29, 2020
It would be easy to outright dismiss Dolittle as a truly bad movie, but the truth is that it's mainly just a boring one.
Posted Jan 28, 2020
Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019)
Very few movies in recent years have left you unsure what's going to happen next, but even when you do, it's still a compelling watch. Quite simply, Parasite is a masterpiece.
Posted Jan 28, 2020
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
[D]irector Peyton Reed delivers an exciting and hilarious blockbuster that clips along a whiz-bang pace as it establishes that next great superhero partnership.
Posted Jan 27, 2020
The Lighthouse (2019)
A dizzying blend of horror, dark comedy, tense psychological drama and fantasy that will keep you captivated.
Posted Jan 23, 2020
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
It's a welcome surprise to discover that Bad Boys For Life isn't just as good as Bad Boys - amazingly, it's better.
Posted Jan 16, 2020
Uncut Gems (2019)
Uncut Gems certainly won't be for everyone and you get the sense that's just how the Safdie brothers like it.
Posted Jan 8, 2020
It's every bit as baffling, weird and horrifying as you expected. It's certainly something that you've never seen before - but there's probably a very good reason for that.
Posted Dec 19, 2019
Rise of Skywalker is far from flawless, but overall, it's an emotional, thrilling and satisfying end to the Skywalker Saga, with plenty of surprises up its sleeve.
Posted Dec 18, 2019
6 Underground (2019)
It's the Bay-iest Michael Bay movie ever. Whether that's a good or bad thing entirely depends on your tolerance level for Bayhem.
Posted Dec 13, 2019
Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
While Jumanji: The Next Level is certainly a bit too similar to the previous movie, there's enough good-natured fun and body-swapping hijinks here to satisfy the fans.
Posted Dec 10, 2019
Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator (2019)
Netflix's Bikram documentary gets even more disturbing.
Posted Dec 9, 2019
Burning Cane (2019)
An hour and 17 minutes of glorious, troubling, beautiful movie watching. The scenes are stitched together like patches on a quilt, the seams made up of as beautiful thread as the thing itself.
Posted Dec 3, 2019
Tense, powerful and breathtaking, 1917 is a visceral movie you won't forget in a hurry - and it's the first must-see movie of next year.
Posted Dec 3, 2019
Jay & Silent Bob Reboot (2019)
We've always known that Smith makes his movies mostly so he and his friends can hang out, work together, get paid and have fun. This doesn't always culminate in an enjoyable movie. But in the case of Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, it mostly does.
Posted Nov 29, 2019
The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
The Knight Before Christmas has every possible festive ingredient you could want, even a puppy in a stocking(!). Cynics need not apply, there's nothing here for you.
Posted Nov 21, 2019
Charlie's Angels (2019)
The story isn't overcomplicated, comes to a neat bow, and after you've watched Stewart and Balinska beat up that many people you're undeniably entertained.
Posted Nov 15, 2019
The Report (2019)
The Report is certainly worth your time: for its remarkable performances, particularly from Driver, but also for the accuracy and unflinching honesty with which it looks at the past. Because without understanding the past, we're liable to repeat it.
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Frozen II (2019)
Frozen 2 will satisfy fans of the original as it offers big laughs and even bigger songs, and if it doesn't quite match the original, it comes very, very close.
Posted Nov 14, 2019
Let It Snow (2019)
Let It Snow is an average teen ensemble rom-com made better when it forgets what it's trying to say and just says it - in all its teenage romantic glory. Luckily, there's enough spunk from its cast to lift it out of day-old-slush. Just.
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Last Christmas (2019)
You'll know whether Last Christmas is a movie for you from the trailer alone. And if that's the case, you'll find plenty to enjoy.
Posted Nov 6, 2019
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Jojo Rabbit is effective at doing what Waititi presumably set out to do: make people think critically about what it is that informs our beliefs. And, you know, laugh while we do it.
Posted Nov 1, 2019
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Doctor Sleep works as a sequel to the book and movie of The Shining, bringing together the two universes seamlessly. It has its issues, but there's plenty for fans to savour.
Posted Oct 30, 2019
If you're still after some Netflix and Chills this Halloween (their phrase, not ours), then Rattlesnake hits the target.
Posted Oct 25, 2019
Unlike a good whodunnit, where everything could be a clue and you delight in hunting for them, Fractured makes it hard, tedious work. This makes the film's 100 minutes feel like the longest 100 minutes of your life.
Posted Oct 24, 2019
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
Terminator: Dark Fate does exactly what it was supposed to do and has a lot of fun in the process.
Posted Oct 23, 2019
If a disturbing and skin-crawling horror is what you're looking for, there's plenty to admire - or be repulsed by - in Wounds.
Posted Oct 18, 2019
There's only so many times you can listen to a ten-year-old boy scream "No, let go of me!" before you want to hit the mute button.
Posted Oct 18, 2019
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Has it been worth the wait? Well, kind of. Freed from the need to redo Sleeping Beauty, it's a superior sequel and often fun, but still not without its flaws.
Posted Oct 15, 2019
Each character is a note, their feelings a chord, and together A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood plays the scales of emotion from the sorrowful, lowest notes to the most joyful highs with ease.
Posted Oct 8, 2019
Gemini Man (2019)
Gemini Man further proves what Jurassic Park's Dr Ian Malcolm taught us: just because you can, doesn't mean you should.
Posted Oct 7, 2019
In the Tall Grass (2019)
It's hard to explain how wholly frightening, atmospheric and enticing In The Tall Grass is without spoiling it, so we'll leave you with this: watch In The Tall Grass because it is so worth it.
Posted Oct 4, 2019
Knives Out (2019)
See Knives Out! You'll laugh, you'll gasp, you'll make your guess and when the two hours and ten minutes is up you'll want to watch it all over again.
Posted Oct 3, 2019
In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
It's a movie built on mystery. As such, the eventual epiphanies should ring out like a clear bell, not plop with a thud like a stone in the mud.
Posted Sep 27, 2019
But for all the technical prowess on display and Phoenix's wonderful performance, Joker can't help feeling a bit shallow in other departments.
Posted Sep 26, 2019
Ready or Not (2019)
It helps that Samara Weaving is fantastic in the lead, fully committed to the darker aspects and with impeccable comic timing.
Posted Sep 19, 2019
High School Musical (2006)
High School Musical is kitsch, sexless and hopelessly clichéd, but it manages to offer a giddy sense of fun to a generation that's overdosing on seriousness.
Posted Sep 10, 2019
Ad Astra (2019)
Propelled by one of Brad Pitt's finest performances, it's a thrilling and thought-provoking journey through space - and one of the best movies of the year.
Posted Sep 5, 2019
It Chapter Two (2019)
Creepy, affecting and brilliantly crafted, It Chapter Two is a sequel that lives up to expectations.
Posted Sep 3, 2019
The Laundromat (2019)
The thing that keeps The Laundromat from feeling like a university economics class is undoubtedly its cast.
Posted Sep 2, 2019
Secret Obsession (2019)
The movie glosses over pernickety logistical details like time and phone battery life. But despite this, the movie gives you the right emotional rewards for sticking with it as you follow Detective Page uncovering the truth.
Posted Aug 16, 2019
Point Blank (2019)
For movie lovers, Big D's running commentary will at least induce a few chuckles (but even his lines suffer from the same amnesia that plagues the plot).
Posted Aug 13, 2019
The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
The Red Sea Diving Resort didn't need hamfisted, overly explanatory and preachy dialogue, to tell its tale. But that's what it has, which does a disservice to the very real people who lived and died this story.
Posted Aug 12, 2019
Hobbs and Shaw is, if nothing else, worth watching with a big tub of popcorn. Or should that be a big block of cheese?
Posted Aug 1, 2019
Overlong and meandering but also lovingly crafted and brilliantly acted, it's the kind of movie that only Tarantino could make.
Posted Jul 30, 2019
Katherine Ryan: In Trouble (2017)
Ryan's dark humour might not be for everyone, but we're fully on board.
Posted Jul 17, 2019
Marc Maron: Too Real (2017)