Escape Room is like Cube meets Saw meets Hostel …minus the gratuitous gore.
Cold Pursuit puts a darkly comic spin on the time-honoured Liam Neeson revenge movie.
Green Book is a film of two halves, and one of those halves is only controversial as a Best Picture contender because of its banality.
While Eighth Grade is a reminder that I don’t want to relive eighth grade, its success will hopefully herald more genuinely contemporary coming-of-age films.
Vice makes contemporary politics fun and funny while underlining its monstrous corruption.
Bumblebee eschews the Escherian excess and all-out warfare of Michael Bay’s films for clean compositions and comparative spatial clarity.
But Widows exhibits cosmetic similarities with the heist genre, it resolutely resists generic conventions.