Jane Austen comedy Emma avoids stuffiness thanks to Kiwi Eleanor Catton’s screenplay
It’s fun, though it does quite match the brilliance of Clueless.
Netflix’s Horse Girl: Alison Brie shines in this rewatchable oddity
If it sounds a bit too weird for you, then you’re probably right.
Harley Quinn spin-off Birds of Prey is a buoyant blast
Made over and reimagined, it’s the same Harley but newly fleshed out.
Oscar nominated doco For Sama is absolutely essential viewing
An amateur documentarian’s portrait of Syrian Civil War is a testament to the power of film.
La Belle Époque is boomer nostalgia wish-fulfillment – and charming
Hints of whimsy don’t overwhelm, even as the film embraces the melodramatic.
Now on Netflix, Adam Sandler sparkles in thriller Uncut Gems
It’s infectiously good fun to join him on numerous harebrained adventures.
Bombshell expertly delivers a complex exposé of sexual harassment
A thoroughly entertaining and riveting behind-enemy-lines watch.
“Eye-opening movie with terrific cast” and more Bombshell audience reviews
“Great story, great acting and lots to digest and discuss later.”
The action in 1917 is so visceral you can almost taste it
Technically 1917 is absolutely extraordinary, even if it’s a far from perfect film.
The Gentlemen is a Guy Ritchie throwback (and his “PC’s-gone-mad!” pic?)
A flawed, potentially offensive, but stylish treat for fans of Ritchie’s early flicks.
Only Cloud Knows, the Otago-set Chinese romance based on a true love story
And it’s just so damn wholesome, Liam Maguren writes.
Netflix’s The Two Popes sidesteps controversy for Vatican bromance
“Neither a Vatican recruitment ad, nor an atheist takedown.”
Little Women is a heartfelt retelling of an American classic
A sweet tale of determination, tenderness and compassion.
Netflix’s film about a walking severed hand is unlike anything you’ve seen
Part coming-of-age tale. Part survival thriller. A completely good watch.
Marriage Story is a love story set right in the middle of a divorce
In cinemas now and Netflix soon, it’s tense and bitter in places, funny and tender in others.
Daniel Craig couldn’t be better or more adorable in Knives Out
“His steely blue-eyed intensity makes him both a compelling interrogator and a comedic force.”
The Irishman review: none of Scorsese’s formal mastery has slackened
Scorsese’s daggiest movie to date.
“Funny, captivating, full of suspense”—what audiences thought of Knives Out
“Best movie I have seen this year!”
Disney’s Lady and the Tramp is a sickeningly sweetened remake
Ultimately feels like a typical straight-to-video talking dog movie.
Netflix’s Klaus is the Christmas film of the decade
It’s a bit like The Emperor’s New Groove with a holly jolly slant.
Is Ford v Ferrari worthy of the critical hype?
There definitely is stuff to enjoy, it’s just all so aggravatingly obvious.