This is a film about mega-monsters wreaking havoc at a catastrophic scale, but there’s no weight to this thing; it’s limp and incoherent.
Brightburn uses a cunningly simple premise – what if Superman, but evil? – to chillingly simple effect.
If you were expecting a captivating disaster from Aladdin, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
What elevates Parabellum above its John Wick predecessors is a sharp sense of humour.
Expectations are a funny thing. Had I seen Pokémon Detective Pikachu, oh, six months ago – before the first trailer set the internet into a tizzy at the prospect that this film might actually be good – I would’ve have been pleasantly surprised.