Johnny Depp falls apart in cursed fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie
So intrinsic is the character of Jack Sparrow to the function of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, that it’s difficult to...
Trainspotting 2: The movie we could have done without
The temptation for filmmakers to return to material that helped establish their careers must be powerful, but it is rarely wise. It’s...
‘Characterless’: the verdict on Rogue One
British director Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first of the standalone Star Wars films, has a lot to accomplish if audiences are...
Mel Gibson’s Blood Father: Redemption, and whether it’s too late to obtain it
Blood Father doesn’t set out to exploit the public image Mel Gibson has earned himself over the past decade through anti-Semitic outbursts,...
Matt Damon returns as Jason Bourne in ‘stale’ reboot
Nine years have passed since The Bourne Ultimatum hit theatres. Following the release of that film, star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass...
Beyond Star Trek‘s bad press is a worthy film
Star Trek Beyond has been the victim of pre-release concentration, which unfortunately has had nothing to do with quality of filmmaking. The...
Ghostbusters review: the cast isn’t the problem
This controversial all-female reboot of the classic is ruined by ghosts of the past.
You’ll want some of Richard Linklater’s new film
In 1993, the director unearthed Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck and more. He's probably done it again.
Bad news for fans of the Game of Thrones books
SPOILER ALERT: The latest revelation highlights a fatal flaw for the popular television series.
The aliens are back for more in Independence Day: Resurgence
Bigger images, bigger spaceships, bigger aliens. But is it as good as its predecessor?