Nacho Vigalondo’s COLOSSAL uses its kaiju hook to explore darker emotional terrain than its audience might usually be exposed to.
Train to Busan manages to stand out by finding new resonance in the presence of the horde, allowing the subgenre to remain firmly on track whilst chugging steadily along.
LEGO Batman plays into the inherent silliness of Batman in a way that no other version has. It’s amazing we’ve ever been able to take him seriously, let alone for so long.
Power Rangers bucks the self-serious superhero trend and rekindles the enjoyable cheeseball spirit of the TV series.
The latest incarnation of the great ape balances retro social commentary with delirious monster movie thrills.
Ingrid Jungermann’s Women Who Kill is an entertaining and droll comedic thriller.
Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning drama is another of his knife-edge emotional thrillers—and a fascinating companion to Paul Verhoeven’s Elle.
Hidden Figures is an entertaining and compelling film centered on a mostly overlooked piece of history, one which acts as a nexus point for the civil rights movement and the Cold War.
Kenneth Lonergan’s third feature film revisits his pet themes of grief, family and community, all conveyed with the sharply observed realism which defines his writing.
Nostalgic for the turn-of-the-century action franchise, xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a monument to transcendent stupidity – and a lot of fun.