J.J. Abrams brings the Star Wars sequel trilogy to a close with a nonsensical trip down memory lane that serves up a heap of fan service without really making much sense - but my inner 10-year-old had a great time
Nora Fingscheidt’s fantastically explosive drama about a girl pushing the German social system to the edge is a devastating portrait of the effects on her family and the institutions who cannot cope with her.
Director Alejandro Landes’ psychedelic war drama pulses with teenage angst, exploring child soldiery through an immersive visual and audio experience that draws heavily from Lord of the Flies and Apocalypse Now (1979)
In Sci-Fi nowadays, it’s not easy to go where no film has gone before. Despite this, Director James Gray makes giant leaps with Ad Astra, an intelligent, masterfully-paced and visually-sumptuous sci-fi adventure that delivers an emotional and enticing story
Joanna Hogg’s film-about-filmmaking checks a lot of boxes on paper but despite the nostalgic cinematography and Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke and Tilda Swinton all putting in strong performances, the plot still fails to produce any emotional resonance