New Mutants

The New Mutants – Review

After being marred by scheduling and Covid-related delays, The New Mutants finally sees the light of day. Josh Boone’s origin story retains the superpowered body-morphing elements established in the X-Men...
Radioactive

Radioactive – Review

Radioactive should have been a slam dunk. The life of Marie Curie is ripe for cinematic adaptation, and this one is directed by Marjane Satrapi, the French-Iranian filmmaker behind the autobiographical...
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Emma. – Review

This is the most visually striking Austen adaptation since Clueless. But unfortunately efforts have gone into the Grand Budapest-hued aesthetic above all else, leaving Emma with absolutely nothing new to...
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Glass – Review

The third instalment in a surprise hero trilogy revealed in 2017’s Split, Glass is a very messy (but very fun) twist on the superhero movie that brings all of M. Night’s hard work since 2000’s...

The Secret of Marrowbone – Review

In the wake of the sensational Hereditary, another psychological horror about a tormented, seemingly cursed family was always going to struggle in comparison. And while it ultimately goes in a wholly different...
Thoroughbreds

Thoroughbreds – Review

Writing-directing debuts don’t come much more slick or polished than Cory Finley’s Thoroughbreds. A taut blast of a thriller, it announces a serious new filmmaking talent as well as further confirming the...

Split – Review

Why is it that people seem to have a morbid fascination with dissociative identity disorder? Part of the reason could be the endless possibilities that the condition offers, and this is exactly what Shyamalan...
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Morgan – Review

Having manufactured “Morgan” in a lab and witnessed her sudden tantrums, the scientists here are surprisingly un-self-aware. As Michelle Yeoh seriously intones: “For every decision we make, there are...
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The Witch – Review

A welcome period setting - almost legitimizing the horror aspects for anyone not keen on the genre - allows The Witch to add gravitas to its story through the use of genuine 1600s New England records of...