Movie Reviews

8

Great

Hotel Artemis review

With a compelling premise, a delightfully colourful and caring cast and a gripping if somewhat plain plot with enough beats and small elements to keep you guessing, Hotel Artemis gives much-needed life to the ‘Neo noir’ genre and proves once more that small indie films can punch above their weight

5

Average

Ideal Home review

A funny comedy with a lot of room for improvement, Ideal Home is rescued from irredeemable mediocrity by its snarky one-liners and star leads

5

Average

Uncle Drew review

Uncle Drew could have become a comedy classic with a little bit of fine-tuning, but unfortunately comes across as a greatest hits

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