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Testosterone-fueled mischief makes Voyagers a deep space Lord of the Flies
It’s not just about young people shaking off their shackles and getting sexy in space.
Revenge is both shatteringly brutal and gruesomely tedious in Violation
“A gamechanger for a genre that has long struggled to reinvent its formula.”
Oscar contender The Father has one of Anthony Hopkins’ greatest performances
We didn’t think it was possible for Anthony Hopkins to get any better. We were wrong.
Bad Trip’s scripted absurdity and pranks play out on a real-world stage
Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish and Eric André crash through the world in spectacular fashion.
Big brawls crackle with imagination in otherwise incomprehensible Godzilla vs. Kong
Clues suggest this franchise has perhaps been cobbled together a bit shoddily.
Oscar-nominated doco Collective is a stunning achievement
If you ever wondered what speaking truth to power really looks like, look no further.
Gleefully violent Bob Odenkirk action-comedy Nobody is an awesome ride
Increasingly crazy fight-fest offers a different flavour of that immense Odenkirk charm.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s first episode shows its entertaining potential
We haven’t watched a lot, but we like what we see.
Gripping new doco Assassins digs into the murder of Kim Jong-un’s brother
“Shocking, satisfying, sad, and illuminating.”
The many ways Zack Snyder’s Justice League improves upon the original
It shows how much the overall feel of a film can be affected by editing decisions.
Even those so-so on Frank Zappa ought to get a lot out of this new doco
The footage from Zappa’s personal archive proves to be the film’s saving grace.
Jennifer Garner tries saying “yes” with mixed results in Yes Day
“All I saw was another mum doing a good job…”
Judas and the Black Messiah is an engrossing tale of revolution and betrayal
Daniel Kaluuya steps into the role of a Black Panther leader flawlessly in this true story.
Preposterous sci-fi Chaos Walking lives up to its title, if not potential
Daisy Ridley can’t stop hearing Tom Holland’s thoughts in occasionally entertaining pic.
Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon is more Mad Max than Steamboat Willie
Jaw-droppingly beautiful film is set during the fallout from a supernatural plague.
Cousins is a deeply moving dramatic triumph
Engrossing Māori drama impacts deeply on an emotional level.
Golden Globe-winning drama Nomadland simmers with indignation
Director Chloé Zhao’s award-winning craft here is unparalleled.
Engrossing Billie Eilish doco is full of unexpectedly moving moments
Doco hammers home the pressure and recognition that comes with stardom.
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are a couple running out of time in Supernova
Frankly, who wouldn’t want to be riding along on this road trip?
Rosamund Pike is a devilish delight in comic thriller I Care a Lot
I Care a Lot would be devastating if it wasn’t so shrewd and entertaining.
To All the Boys: Always and Forever wraps the series up with pure rom-com escapism
Greeting card-style life lessons are learned as Netflix’s hit series concludes.