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March 23, 2018

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Screenplay: Jonathan Bernstein, James Greer
Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving
Runtime: 98 Minutes

★★★☆☆
 

The second film of director Steven Soderbergh’s ongoing post-retirement career, U...

March 23, 2018

Director: Babak Najafi
Screenplay: John S. Newman, Christian Swegal, Steve Antin
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley, Margaret Avery
Runtime: 88 Minutes

★★★☆☆
 

If you were to come to a Proud Mary expecting the Blaxploit...

March 20, 2018

Director: Steven Spielberg
Screenplay: Zak Penn, Ernest Cline
Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance
Runtime: 140 Minutes

★★★☆☆

In an age where the generational crossroads of Gen X and the millennial are uprooting deep...

March 19, 2018

Director: Andy Nyman, Jeremy Dyson
Screenplay: Andy Nyman, Jeremy Dyson
Starring: Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther, Nicholas Burns, Jill Halfpenny, Paul Whitehouse
Runtime: 98 Minutes

★★★★☆

Adapted from the celebrated stage play of the same name by writers Andy N...

March 16, 2018

Director: Will Gluck
Screenplay: Rob Lieber, Will Gluck
Starring: Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, Sam Neill, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki, Margot Robbie, James Corden
Runtime: 93 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Adapting beloved children’s books and entertainments to screen – especially t...

March 16, 2018

Director: Ruben Östlund
Screenplay: Ruben Östlund
Starring: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary
Runtime: 151 Minutes

★★★★☆

Winner of the 2017 Palme d’Or, The Square has been quoted by many as one of the strangest winners recent memory. It’s hard to dis...

March 14, 2018

Director: Roar Uthaug
Screenplay: Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Alastair Siddons
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas
Runtime: 118 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

The 2013 reboot/prequel to the Tomb Raider video game franchise sought to human...

March 9, 2018

Director: Nash Edgerton
Screenplay: Anthony Tambakis, Matthew Stone
Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley, Paris Jackson
Runtime: 110 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Had emerged at an earlier historical point, say the mid-...

March 9, 2018

Director: Lynne Ramsay
Screenplay: Lynne Ramsay
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alex Manette, John Doman, Judith Roberts
Runtime: 90 Minutes

★★★★★

The excellence of Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here is a rare case that is one of those films that it...

March 2, 2018

Director: Brian Taylor
Screenplay: Brian Taylor
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur, Robert T. Cunningham
Runtime: 83 Minutes

★★★☆☆
 

Mom and Dad is a madcap, nasty piece of trash cinema the kind of which would have played well as a low-budg...

March 2, 2018

Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Screenplay: Mark Perez
Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Kyle Chandler
Runtime: 100 Minutes

★★★★☆

The alarm bells for Ga...

March 2, 2018

Director: Francis Lawrence
Screenplay: Justin Haythe
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeremy Irons
Runtime: 140 Minutes

★★★☆☆

Every now and then through the grinding gears of studio regime, somethin...

March 2, 2018

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Screenplay: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza
Starring: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes
Runtime: 104 Minutes

★★★☆☆
 

It’s only an encouragement that the representation of transgender individuals on screen is becoming a more prominent realisation as mu...

February 23, 2018

Director: Clio Barnard
Screenplay: Clio Barnard
Starring: Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean
Runtime: 89 Minutes

★★★☆☆

There’s a niche being filled in British cinema at the moment, with quietly introspective character dramas focused on personal hardships, trauma and su...

February 23, 2018

Director: George Nolfi
Screenplay: Christopher Wilkinson, Stephen J. Rivele
Starring: Philip Ng, Xia Yu, Billy Magnussen, Jin Xing
Runtime: 89 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

The extent to which Birth of the Dragon manages to flub its pitch as a Bruce Lee origin story is baffling to...

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