Movie Reviews

8

Great

John Wick 2 review

John Wick 2 is an awesome action film and will most likely be one of the best this year. It’s extremely loud, violent and pretty stupid but in all the best ways

6

Fair

Fences review

Fences feels too simplistic in production and style, but showcases intense, dramatic performances from Washington and Davis

7

Good

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk review

Ang Lee adapts another book for the silver screen – and the end result is a serviceable, even rather powerful war drama marred by brevity and well-meaning but extravagant experimentation

8

Great

Gold review

Gold is an entertaining journey carried out by a tornado-like main character in one of the most predictable and exploited plot devices: the American dream

9

Excellent

Toni Erdmann review

Maren Ade's award-studded tour de force is undeniably humorous – but underneath the laughter lies an introspective masterwork, and a biting examination of the human condition

8

Great

8

Great

3

Poor

Why Him? review

Director John Hamburg tries for another comedic winner, but this obscene Christmas caper scarcely has enough genuine humor to fill its running time, much less a stocking

6

Fair

7

Good

Silence review

Scorsese's passion project is an impressive character study and depicts a harrowing test of faith – but it ends up being held back by what it is