Enthralling sci-fi The Vast of Night is one of the year’s best surprises
This beautifully crafted mind-bending film is getting everybody talking.
The Beach is a soul-replenishing slice-of-life documentary from Warwick Thornton
Watch this sublime documentary and you’ll feel like you’ve been on a holiday.
Space Force is a mildly amusing show about unqualified dimwits making mistakes
Daniel Rutledge ain’t convinced by Netflix’s big-budget comedy series.
Nervy #MeToo drama The Assistant is a monster movie with a difference
The Assistant might be the most unsparing portrayal of modern workplace toxicity since In The Company of Men.
Little Fires Everywhere is a well-produced drama that smoulders rather than burns
Reese Witherspoon gives another expert portrayal of an uptight fusspot.
Hilarious historical satire The Great might become your new favourite show
Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult shine in this historical comedy.
Is Netflix comedy The Wrong Missy good (with a bad enough hangover)?
Our critic watches David Spade’s new comedy from a bed of self-inflicted pain.
Run is a lusty blend of comedy, drama and on-the-run thriller
The premise is brilliantly simple and the execution highly energetic.
Netflix’s sci-fi series Into the Night is like Lost meets The Langoliers
You might say this sci-fi series is about a plane full of strangers desperately trying to avoid a tan.
Extraction is a forgettable action movie starring Chris Hemsworth as a cranky alpha male
Chris Hemsworth plays a Broken Man who is Really Really Tough.
On Netflix, The Willoughbys is a consistently hilarious black comedy for older kids
It’s the same dark whimsy that made Roald Dahl a household name.
Bloom season 2 is a provocative slice of Australian magical realism
More characters scoff down magical berries in this smart and stylish Australian drama.
The Hunt mixes wild action with a Truman Show-esque premise
It’s The Truman Show meets Turkey Shoot. Hot damn this film is a wild wide.
Home Before Dark balances a dark worldview with the perspective of a child
The new Apple TV+ series seeks to balance a darker worldview with the perspective of a child.
Crip Camp is a heroic Netflix documentary, shining a light on a little-told story
Hot damn, this doco about the disability rights movement is very, very inspiring.
Freud is a cokehead in Netflix’s preposterous drama about the famous psychologist
Freud is a hypnotist, a cokehead, a charlatan and God knows what else in this ridiculous series.
The Current War is a period drama brimming with weird energy
Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon play dueling inventors in a wild and erratic period drama.
Military Wives is a typical British feel-good comedy – and an ode to the power of distraction
The Full Monty director is back with a feel-good film about women who form a military wives choir.
Queen & Slim is an outlaw romance for our fractious age
This modern outlaw movie uses the striking and sublime to considerable effect.
Has Pixar dropped the ball with Onward?
This film is slathered with shiny surfaces but never really comes alive.
The Mark Ruffalo-led legal drama Dark Waters finds menace in bland corporate hallways
Mark Ruffalo fails to get to the core of his character in a legal drama that partly works.