This awards season favourite is a strongly-acted portrait of grief that is sometimes too distant and meandering to be compelling.
Sometimes loveable and sometimes insufferable, the uneven "Carrie Pilby" is a lot like its idiosyncratic title character.
Stunning visuals, astounding scores, and flawless performances can’t compensate for an overly ambitious film trying to mix a love story with terrorism and oceanography.
One for the scions of literature and those pining for a less frenetic pace of life. For everyone else, there’s Tang Wei.
Tris is back, short crop and all...

Mr. Right – Review

Despite its quirky, charming leads, Mr. Right’s indulgent, misplaced sense of nihilistic irony quickly becomes unbearable.
A decent adaptation of a problematic novel, which awkwardly tries to find a feminist angle where there isn’t much of one to begin with.
With the conclusion of the two-part movie, Woo has created something that’s not so much sweeping and epic as it is waterlogged.

Bad Moms – Review

Funny actresses are left floundering in this pointlessly crass comedy, which misses the “rude but sweet” mark by a fair bit.
A period zombie film derivative of Train To Busan but featuring handsome Hanbok-clad superstars in flashy action sequences.

Jackie (2016) – Review

A biopic which plays with the genre’s conventions just enough, 'Jackie' features an entrancing turn from Natalie Portman and is respectful of its subject while avoiding blandness.
Allied’s megawatt star pairing should have yielded more excitement than this, but Robert Zemeckis’ direction saves this old-timey wartime romance from being a completely staid experience.

Greenland (2020) – Review

The Low-Down: Gerard Butler’s last brush with the disaster movie genre was the delightfully bombastic,...

Guns Akimbo (2020) – Review

The Low-Down: Daniel Radcliffe’s post-Harry Potter career has featured several eclectic roles. From playing a...

Bloodshot (2020) – Review

The Low-Down: Marvel and DC might be the big boys in the comics game, but...

Till Death: the star and creators of She’s a Terrorist and I Love Her talk the dark comedy series

With its wanton swearing, sexual situations, sometimes-graphic violence and yes, depictions of terrorism, She’s a...

Onward (2020) – Review

The Low-Down: Marvel Cinematic Universe stars Tom Holland and Chris Pratt take a detour into...