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.
Guns Akimbo is a grungy exploitation movie desperate to look cool and edgy
Daniel Radcliffe with guns bolted to his hands. What’s not to like? Answer: Lots.
Miss Fisher’s bland leap to the big screen is purely for fans
The greatest mystery is how this stretched out and cheesy movie turned out to be so flat.
The Call of the Wild is a beautiful big-hearted adventure starring a very good boy
This old-timey film is beautiful in aesthetic, setting, staging and sentiment.
Girl on the Third Floor isn’t a horror to renovate your Netflix queue
Noble but frustratingly uneven attempt to revitalise stale haunted house conventions.
In My Blood It Runs is a powerful portrait of Indigenous youth
A powerful documentary that explores Indigenous youth with a lightness of touch.
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.
Birds of Prey is chock-full of female solidarity and bananas action scenes
As Harley blithely notes, “nothing gets a guy’s attention like violence.”
Now on Netflix, Adam Sandler sparkles in thriller Uncut Gems
It’s infectiously good fun to join him on numerous harebrained adventures.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is an inspiring drama about empathy and understanding
Tom Hanks plays the beloved kids TV host Fred Rogers. What’s not to like?
Does Just Mercy do justice to its inspiring real-life story?
Michael B. Jordan delivers a powerfully understated performance as a real-life attorney.
A star-studded cast is the best thing about the #MeToo drama Bombshell
Not as explosive as its cast of Hollywood heavyweights would suggest.
The brilliant Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon is a rare breed of filmmaking
The geniuses at Aardman Animations have done it again.
1917 is a triumph of technique with some startlingly surreal sights
It aims to put you in the moment, but sometimes that moment feels like a video game.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire is the best film of 2019
A heartrending romance for the ages, made with masterful skill.
The Two Popes is a superbly acted addition to film and TV’s pope-naissance
Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are as duelling popes? Yes please.
The adorable Koko: A Red Dog Story is a pawfect film for canine lovers
Koko is a national treasure who came to fame for playing a national treasure.