Jumanji’s fictional, fantastical setting lets the film really spread its wings in terms of silly action. It just needed to be funnier.
We soon realise this is not another period drama about an unhappy wife learning to copy with country life.
In This Corner of the World is a different kind of war film.
It’s testament to the charm and character of Pixar’s latest, Coco, that it can win a crusty critic like myself over without once deviating from Pixar’s established formula.
Telling the story of a New Zealand haunted house, director Florian Habicht nurtures the stories that blossom from the branches of this gnarled tree.
James Franco’s The Disaster Artist clearly intends us to laugh at The Room’s Tommy Wiseau, but it also wants us to recognise his twisted genius.
The Butterfly Tree is the latest Australian film to fall into the uneasy no-man’s-land between ‘art film’ and ‘adult drama’.
Christmas-themed thriller Better Watch Out is a killer interrogation of a particular brand of toxic masculinity.