News & Opinion
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.
Timothée Chalamet smoulders in Netflix’s dynamite The King
Did we mention Robert Pattinson is gloriously over-the-top?
Look, Dark Fate is probably the best Terminator film we were going to get
You’ll be pleasantly surprised by some, if perhaps not all, of what you find here.
Eddie’s back! Netflix’s Dolemite pic is the feel-good movie of the year
“You’re going to spend the best part of two hours grinning at the screen”
Netflix’s Tell Me Who I Am is an incredibly moving film on memory loss and brotherly bonds
“This raw display of male vulnerability strikes the heart and all its arteries.”
Zombieland: Double Tap is the definition of “good enough”
As chucklesome and moderately gory as the original, without any freshness.
El Camino confirms Jesse Pinkman is Aaron Paul’s role of a lifetime
Paul’s performance in Netflix pic continues to show he’s got incredible acting chops
Netflix’s The Forest of Love is for those who like films strange, long and super dark
Sion Sono brings originality and excessiveness to Netflix with mixed results.
Mosley’s invigorating, timely tale overrides any shortcomings
“New Zealand hasn’t created a film quite like Mosley.”
Hustlers, crime film for our late-capitalist times (and so much fun)
Jennifer Lopez steals the show in this 5-star strip club crime pic.
Capital in the 21st Century’s lesson on society is both watchable and scary
Essential primer to understand the mess we’re in, if light on actionable solutions.
Joker feints toward edginess, but comes off a little stale
Despite the complexities of its titular character, Joker is frustratingly juvenile.