Jack Sparrow is back (again!) in a satisfying, fan-servicing fifth swashbuckling pantomime.
James Gunn’s second intergalactic farce is a middling mixbag of cartoon chaos.
Bigger is better and Jason Statham is a comedy superstar: the eighth Fast & Furious film ups the stakes, and the fun.
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A vacuous Emma Watson almost spoils this live-action fairytale, rescued by Alan Menken’s stunning soundtrack.
Kong is back, but this Coppola-pilfering reimagining can’t distract from the soullessness of its characters, human and otherwise.
Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine adventure is a problematic, but admirable, farewell to cinema’s greatest comic-book hero.
With both The Dark Knight’s intellect and Adam West’s zany comedy, this is a wonderful tribute to everybody’s favourite Batmen.
Renton, Begbie, Sick Boy and Spud are back in smack-tion. But has their story lost its unpolished charm?
Of this year’s crop of ‘true story’ human dramas, Lion is one of the more believable, and perhaps the most moving.
Despite a weak script, this mass appeal drama gains much goodwill from its impressive ensemble cast.
Peter Berg’s marathon bombing drama is a sincere and impressively-directed tribute to a horrific day in Boston life.
Ang Lee ruins another great novel with horribly unfocused direction and a painfully apolitical take on an important political story.
Barry Jenkins’ affecting Miami drama subverts cliché with remarkable sensitivity.
Casey Affleck is stunning in Kenneth Lonergan’s flawed Massachusetts melodrama.