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Rating Title/Year Author
Wounds (2019) Ian Sandwell If a disturbing and skin-crawling horror is what you're looking for, there's plenty to admire - or be repulsed by - in Wounds. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
Eli (2019) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/5 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Ian Sandwell 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. EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2019
5 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
2/5 Gemini Man (2019) Gabriella Geisinger Gemini Man further proves what Jurassic Park's Dr Ian Malcolm taught us: just because you can, doesn't mean you should. EDIT
Posted Oct 7, 2019
4 In the Tall Grass (2019) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
5 Knives Out (2019) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
2.5 In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2019
3/5 Joker (2019) Ian Sandwell But for all the technical prowess on display and Phoenix's wonderful performance, Joker can't help feeling a bit shallow in other departments. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
Ready or Not (2019) Ian Sandwell It helps that Samara Weaving is fantastic in the lead, fully committed to the darker aspects and with impeccable comic timing. EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2019
High School Musical (2006) Nick Levine 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. EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
5/5 Ad Astra (2019) Ian Sandwell 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. EDIT
Posted Sep 5, 2019
4/5 It: Chapter Two (2019) Ian Sandwell Creepy, affecting and brilliantly crafted, It Chapter Two is a sequel that lives up to expectations. EDIT
Posted Sep 3, 2019
3 The Laundromat (2019) Gabriella Geisinger The thing that keeps The Laundromat from feeling like a university economics class is undoubtedly its cast. EDIT
Posted Sep 2, 2019
Secret Obsession (2019) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Aug 16, 2019
() Gabriella Geisinger 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). EDIT
Posted Aug 13, 2019
The Red Sea Diving Resort (2018) Gabriella Geisinger 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. EDIT
Posted Aug 12, 2019
3/5 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Gabriella Geisinger Hobbs and Shaw is, if nothing else, worth watching with a big tub of popcorn. Or should that be a big block of cheese? EDIT
Posted Aug 1, 2019
3/5 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Ian Sandwell Overlong and meandering but also lovingly crafted and brilliantly acted, it's the kind of movie that only Tarantino could make. EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2019
Katherine Ryan: In Trouble (2017) Ian Sandwell Ryan's dark humour might not be for everyone, but we're fully on board. EDIT
Posted Jul 17, 2019
Marc Maron: Too Real (2017) Ian Sandwell The real-life Maron is just as self-deprecating and sharply witty as Sam Sylvia, with Too Real seeing him reflect on getting older and contemplating death. Sounds depressing, but couldn't be further from it. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
Ali Wong: Baby Cobra (2016) Ian Sandwell Her debut Baby Cobra - filmed when she was seven and a half months pregnant - is the perfect insight into her brand of filthy and provocative humour. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
() Ian Sandwell The special is an often painfully honest look at Birbiglia's love life in all its awkward glory which marries well with his gentle humour, resulting in an absolute winner. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
4/5 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Ian Sandwell It would be easy for the sequel to feel like a letdown after the epic Avengers: Endgame, but Spider-Man: Far From Home is constantly funny, surprising and thrilling. EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2019
5/5 Toy Story 4 (2019) Ian Sandwell Quite simply, if you're a Toy Story fan and are planning to avoid Toy Story 4 because the trilogy ended so perfectly, you'll be missing out. EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
2/5 Men in Black: International (2019) Ian Sandwell The world feels right, at least, but Men in Black: International is never as fun or as thrilling as it should be for an action-comedy. EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
3/5 Dark Phoenix (2019) Ian Sandwell The problem is that as well-made as it is, you'll probably be giving it a similarly back-handed compliment, leaving the cinema thinking, "Well, that was fine". EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2019
3/5 Aladdin (2019) Ian Sandwell While the remake doesn't quite do enough to feel like A Whole New World, it's still a lavish and enjoyable retelling of a classic tale. EDIT
Posted May 22, 2019
The Perfection (2018) Ian Sandwell Whatever you think of it, The Perfection is hard to shift from your brain after witnessing it - or enduring it, as may be the case for some viewers. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2019
4/5 Yesterday (2019) Ian Sandwell You'll leave the cinema with a full heart, tears in your eyes and singing Beatles songs all the way home. EDIT
Posted May 5, 2019
3/5 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Hugh Armitage Ryan Reynolds turns out to be one of the greatest assets of this fun but very, very weird movie. EDIT
Posted May 3, 2019
4/5 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Hugh Armitage Despite some flaws, there's no denying that this is a truly impressive achievement and a worthy conclusion to a story years in the making. EDIT
Posted Apr 24, 2019
The Silence (2019) Ian Sandwell Yes, it's A Quiet Place meets Bird Box, but the real problem isn't that The Silence invites an easy comparison. It's that the movie is really, really bad. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
2/5 Hellboy (2019) Hugh Armitage Hellboy makes some cursory attempts to set up a sequel (of course), but this muddled mess of a movie feels like a non-starter. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
4/5 Shazam! (2019) Hugh Armitage A (mostly) family-friendly movie that is not only a delight, but probably the slickest DC movie in years. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2019
4/5 Us (2019) Ian Sandwell Expectations for Us were naturally high after the success of Get Out, but Us is every bit as creepy, funny and hard to shake off. EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
3/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Hugh Armitage Captain Marvel is an entertaining, quality MCU instalment. But those who were hoping that this Marvel landmark would knock their socks off might be left feeling unsatisfied. EDIT
Posted Mar 5, 2019
Grease 2 (1982) Jamie Graham It is, in fact, something of a camp classic, enjoyable on its own terms and boasting a marvellously insouciant performance from Pfeiffer as the leader of the Pink Ladies. EDIT
Posted Feb 27, 2019
4/5 Fighting With My Family (2019) Ian Sandwell Fighting with My Family is just so good-hearted in nature that you can't help but get won over by its charm, however familiar it feels at times. EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2019
4/5 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Hugh Armitage Captures the magic of the first, and even *cough* builds on it. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
4/5 The Hole in the Ground (2019) Ian Sandwell If your nerves can take it, here's your first great horror movie of 2019. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2019
4/5 Glass (2019) Ian Sandwell Glass offers answers and brings the trilogy neatly to a largely successful close, without completely wrapping things up in a neat bow. EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2019
5/5 Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Jo Berry A warm, funny and cuddly family movie that's truly for everyone, and is a definite must-see for the Christmas season. EDIT
Posted Dec 13, 2018
3/5 Aquaman (2018) Hugh Armitage Aquaman is a flawed but thoroughly entertaining adventure movie and certainly one of the strongest instalments so far in the inconsistent Worlds of DC franchise. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Hugh Armitage Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse proves definitively that there's more life in the old arachnid yet - and creative and surprising ways of approaching the superhero genre. If it isn't the best Spider-Man movie of all time, it's certainly up there. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
3/5 Bumblebee (2018) Ian Sandwell Perhaps the most impressive thing you could say about Bumblebee is that it actually leaves you wanting another Transformers movie. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2018
4/5 Anna and the Apocalypse (2017) Ian Sandwell Anna and the Apocalypse manages to bring together all of its elements into a winning blend of heart, humour and huge musical numbers, making it a must-see Christmas movie. EDIT
Posted Nov 28, 2018
4/5 Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Ian Sandwell Wreck-It Ralph 2 takes aim at all sections of the web and largely succeeds in being a fun, touching and relevant animation for fans of the original and newcomers alike. EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2018
Cam (2018) Ian Sandwell Far from being salacious or gratuitous, Cam is an absolutely chilling, thought-provoking and sex-positive delve into the world of webcam porn. EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2018
3/5 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Hugh Armitage As a middle film in a five-part series, it sometimes struggles under the pressure of juggling numerous storylines and manoeuvring its cast into place for later movies. EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2018