Movie Reviews

4

Poor

8

Great

Whitney review

Regardless of its sobering themes and unavoidable heartbreaking ending, Whitney is still a celebration of the singer’s legacy

7

Good

The Endless review

The Endless manages to create an uncanny, suspenseful atmosphere without cheap horror paraphernalia. Cast, camerawork and editing are key to this success

6

Fair

6

Fair

Solo: A Star Wars Story review

Having weathered a turbulent production cycle, the newest Star Wars anthology film hits our screens - but for all of its merits, one is left wondering if this trip back to a galaxy far, far away was truly necessary

6

Fair

Entebbe review

José Padilha’s retelling of the Entebbe story attempts to cast the hijacking in a more considered historical context

5

Average

The Strangers: Prey at Night review

Ten years after the original slasher flick, The Strangers return to wreak havoc on an unsuspecting family in this violent and gory sequel

6

Fair

Blood and Glory review

Blood and Glory is a testament to the contrasting perspective of the Anglo-Boer War, but nonetheless a quite enjoyable movie experience

9

Excellent

I Kill Giants review

The first full-length feature from Anders Walter ably adapts Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel into a simple yet profoundly effective film on adolescence, acceptance and facing one's demons, and no amount of misleading advertising can keep this one down

8

Great

Love, Simon review

Love, Simon is monumental in its banality: a funny, heartfelt, genuinely entertaining movie that succeeds in treating its subject, ground-breaking for a mainstream film, with light-hearted simplicity, making it as relatable as it is fresh