For Disney fans, a live action remake of Beauty and the Beast is either a new sacrament …or sacrilege.
Gore Verbinski’s deliberate pacing transforms this waterlogged horror into social satire.
Kong: Skull Island isn’t interested in saying anything more substantive than, “Whoa, did you see that!?”
At this point, a superheo film eschewing setting up spinoffs and post-credit scenes in favour of robust character development feels almost revolutionary.
T2: Trainspotting succeeds because it plays like a darker, sadder, tireder, older version of the original film.
Hidden Figures, the story of three black, female mathematicians making history in the sixties, is one hell of a crowd-pleaser.
Silence subtly subverts the insidious narrative of meaningful misery that’s so ubiquitous in Western (and Christian) culture.