You could forgive Night School’s clichéd, uneven storytelling had it boasted even a couple good jokes …but no.
In its fourth season, for the first time, Steven Universe has unequivocally won me over.
Despite In the Fade (effectively) manipulating an emotional response in its audience, it has nothing of substance behind its thin thrills.
Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood’s portrayal of power, whether physical, alchemical or political, is rendered with real nuance.
Taken as a whole, Bombshell is a portrait of how great women like Hedy Lamarr are dragged down by male mediocrity.
There’s much to recommend The Miseducation of Cameron Post, but on the whole it feels too dramatically inert.
A Simple Favour is a self-aware, genuinely funny spin on the overheated airport novel genre.
Shane Black’s sequel to Predator feels like it’s been made within a few years of its predecessor, not over three decades later.
This satire of politician’s grotesque, gymnastic self-interest well and truly hits the mark.
While I’m not going to argue that The Nun is a good film, I do think that’s its more interesting than its detractors give it credit for.