Netflix thriller The Perfection is imperfect but watchable batshit excess
You’re not likely to see where the escalating insanity is heading
The Hummingbird Project probes into sticky, sharply topical ethical quandaries
The film is low-boil Soderbergh-lite.
It’s not the best John Wick film, but Parabellum is still a bloody good time
Don’t worry. It still dazzles.
Flat Netflix comedy Wine Country’s characters would make hospo staff call in sick
The stellar cast couldn’t save this comedy from falling flat.
Thank you, Detective Pikachu, for being a videogame movie that doesn’t suck
Could videogame movies be evolving?
Film is indivisible from whānau in Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen
An exploration of family alongside a celebration of creativity.
New to Netflix, Prospect is an above-average sci-fi Western gem
A lot more to offer than just being an exercise in trope regurgitation.
Kenneth Branagh’s Shakespeare drama All is True rings false
Shakespeare scholars will not be pleased.
Zac Efron is stunning and charming in Netflix’s sadly boring Ted Bundy pic
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’s worst offence is being boring.
Netflix doco Knock Down the House captures rise of AOC and much more
Political doco includes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among its four subjects.
We loved the absolute hell out of rom-com Long Shot
Rogen and Theron are funny as all hell.
The Chills doco proves enthralling, emotional, and at times bleakly comical
Also conveys a real New Zealand-ness in both personality and place.
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir delivers a fun European feel-good trip
Proves optimistic and full of enough feel-good humanity.
Spoiler-free Avengers: Endgame review – “good luck bettering this”
Both a victory lap and unexpected nostalgia trip.
Netflix’s Someone Great tepidly tries to cross Broad City with Blue Valentine
“Easily the best thing about Someone Great is its cast.”
Curse of the Weeping Woman might be the last Conjuring Universe film I see
This could have made for a rich, elegant, atmospheric horror flick.
Dame Judi Dench can’t save spy drama Red Joan from increasing boredom
Judi Dench, please save us!
Soldiers Without Guns depicts a true—and truly incredible—story of peace
The film comes at tragically perfect time.
Amandla Stenberg proves an excellent choice for WWII drama Where Hands Touch
A love story darker than a Grimm’s fairy tale.
The Hellboy reboot is an utter stinker
A desperate misfire.
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is a colossal disappointment
Barely elicited a couple of chuckles out of me.