Movie Reviews

6

Fair

A Cure For Wellness review

Gore Verbinski's grand and much-anticipated return to horror is far more focused on giving audience a scenic tour rather than a scare in a wholly tragic case of squandered potential

7

Good

6

Fair

The Great Wall review

Director Zhang Yimou's return to the martial arts genre is brimming with panache on the surface – but something far more average lies beyond the wall of its showy exterior

10

Superb

9

Excellent

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