Babyteeth never struck me as a bad movie, but it never engaged me enough to become a good one.
The King of Staten Island isn’t going to be anyone’s favourite film. But it’s nice. It feels authentic. It’s even a little moving from time-to-time.
The Assistant is an important corrective to bombastic Hollywood takes on this subject.
We Summon the Darkness is a perfectly competent horror film.
Bloodshot is a Bon Jovi movie. I call it that because – in every respect – it’s only halfway there.
Dark Waters interrogates the clash between corporate values and America’s espoused Christian ideology with astonishing sophistication.
Guns Akimbo is blessed with a few encouraging attributes, but undermined by its messy, misguided politics.
The Invisible Man is a showcase for its writer-director’s obvious love and talent for genre cinema.
Stanley’s film eschews familiar threats for something indefinable.
Eastwood’s gentle touch steers Richard Jewell towards sympathy at every turn.