Faces Places bubbles with irrepressible charm.
When I first heard about a sequel to Sicario – one of my favourite films of 2015 – my first thought was ‘why does this need to exist?’ Having seen the film, I don’t have a satisfactory answer to that question.
And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online? is an easy show to prejudge. Cover art focusing on an unrealistically busty young woman’s cleavage? Check. An MA15+ rating for “sexual references and nudity”? Check. An awkwardly-translated title? Check and check. Turns out I was wrong.
Perhaps if Fallen Kingdom had nothing to do with Jurassic Park – if it were, say, titled Dinosaur Adventure – I could’ve enjoyed it. At least on the level that you enjoy an incredibly stupid film.
I wish there were more studio comedies like Tag.
Pixar have got their mojo back.
Ocean’s Eight might be a heist film, but the real scam here is the film itself.
Like many horror films, Hereditary corrupts the familial safety of domesticity, but it inverts the traditional perspective.
Chappaquiddick is a contemporary example of how superb filmmaking can elevate middling screenplays.
Half the time you feel like you’re watching a masterfully crafted bit of art-action; the other half it’s a shambolic mess barely held together by spit, sticky tape … and the sheer force of will of Nicolas Cage at his most unhinged.