Drama

9

Excellent

A Star is Born review

Since the dawn of cinema, ordinary people have always dreamt about becoming famous: A Star is Born is the perfect manifesto for such dream in our age. 

How not to be seen

Join the guys for reviews of Black 47, Anchor & Hope, and Dusty and Me in cinemas as well as Deadpool 2 and Memoirs of An Invisible Man on Bu-ray

6

Fair

Black '47 review

Black '47 could be defined as a Western set during the Great Irish Famine. Its dark, gritty tone meshes well with the indictment of British policies of the time

6

Fair

Black '47 review

A Western set in Ireland during the Great Famine, its gritty and dark tone mesh well with the indictment of British policies, but all too often characters and themes boil down to predictable tropes.

Do yourselves a favour

Join the gang for a bit of movie news plus reviews of new cinema releases A Simple Favour, The Little Stranger and The House with a Clock in Its Walls, and home entertainment releases Truth or Dare and The Goodies: The Complete BBC Collection

8

Great

7

Good

The Little Stranger review

Lenny Abrahamson lends his adaptational talents to a 2009 ghost story novel, the result being a film that stands out with aplomb in a genre where it is increasingly difficult to be unique

The best place

Listen in as the guys chat about American Animals, Puzzle, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Final Score, The Good Place and Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

8

Great

American Animals review

Bart Layton's foray into one of America's most bizarre heists yields a film that is tight-knit, tense, and packing a potent emotional punch, laced with tinges of black humor and bound to resonate with at least some of today's youth

8

Great