Pablo Larrain’s portrait of a widowed Jackie Kennedy in the days following the President’s assassination has intriguing contemporary resonance.
Garth Davis’s Lion is a gripping, unsentimental adaptation of Saroo Brierley’s moving memoir.
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea is well-crafted, superbly acted film for grown-ups.
Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is a bittersweet musical love letter to Hollywood and Los Angeles.
JA Bayona’s magical fantasy A Monster Calls tugs at adult heartstrings.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s epic Mirzya is a lavish Bollywood Romeo and Juliet extravaganza with music, action and a fantastic international cast. Mirzya CAUTION: Here…
Young black political activism and idealism in London is revealed in Generation Revolution, a powerful documentary by first-time directors Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless.Read More
How the Obamas became the Obamas – Richard Tanne’s Southside With You is a charming biopic of their first date. Southside With You CAUTION:…Read More
An original supernatural horror movie set in Iran, Under the Shadow is an impressive debut for director Babak Anvari. Under the Shadow CAUTION: Here…Read More
Postmodern and Tarantino-esque, Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the Western classicRead More
Slick, glossy, visually exciting, Ryan Bonder’s The Brother is an attention-grabbing thriller. The Brother CAUTION: Here be spoilers The Brother is a story of…Read More
Sour Grapes is a highly entertaining documentary by Reuben Atlas and Jerry Rothwell that turns the inside story of a US wine counterfeiting scam…Read More
Hunt for the Wilderpeople is director Taika Waititi’s comedy adventure starring Sam Neill and Julian Dennison on the run in the New Zealand bush….Read More
Sean Ellis’s gripping and gruesome Second World War thriller shines a light on a little-known true story of heroism. Anthropoid CAUTION: Here be spoilers…Read More
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British comedy ChickLit is director Tony Britten’s satirical take on the popular publishing phenomenon. ChickLit CAUTION: Here be spoilers ChickLit is a film rooted…Read More