The Last Jedi is the eighth film in the forty-year young episodic Star Wars series of films, offering fans everything they were expecting, and then some.
Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner Of The World is a Japanese animated film set in and around Hiroshima during World War II.
Nacho Vigalondo may sound like a fake name one would use pretending to be a Mexican viagra salesman – but this Spanish director has proved himself to be a competent filmmaker, who deserves little derisive laughter for his namesake.
The Disaster Artist tells the story of the making-of Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 film The Room. For those of you who aren’t familiar with The Room or Tommy Wiseau, let me enlighten you.
Henceforth referred to simply as Jim & Andy, this film is one that struck me as incredibly honest and raw. The film gives viewers a behind the scenes look into the making of Man On The Moon (1999), where Jim Carrey plays out the life and career of renowned comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Only the Brave tells the story of real-life firefighters the Yarnell Valley Hot Shots; an elite firefighting crew who work on the front line of bushfires, battling the blaze directly.
Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel comes at a tumultuous time in the Hollywood film industry, and the film’s exploration of the seedy underbelly of Coney Island in the 1950’s is somehow culturally relevant.
Sony Pictures Animation throws its hat in the ring of family-friendly summer flicks with The Star, a Christmas origin story told from the point-of-view of a group of animals.
The Netflix Original film Kidnap starring Halle Berry tells the story of a single mother whose only child is kidnapped – cue a lot of high speed car chase scenes and a new action classic may have been born.
Why am I so ugly? Just imagine for a moment that the one you love most in this world asked that very question. At the MTV VMA’s, global superstar Pink shared how she dealt with a similar experience when her 6-year-old daughter said, “Momma, I’m the ugliest girl I know!”. In the inspirational film Wonder, based on the debut and best-selling novel by Raquel J. Palacio, audiences explore this premise through a boy’s journey for acceptance.
Co-parenting is never easy. Now throw your wife’s ex-husband, his new partner, and her child into the mix. This is the life of Brad Whitaker (Will Ferrell), when his stepchildren’s hunky biological father Dusty (Mark Wahlberg), bursts back into town in the 2015 prequel, Daddy’s Home.
The home invasion horror sub-genre has been stuck in a rut for several years with a lot of narratives following familiar structures, relying on cheap scares to frighten audiences. Thankfully Better Watch Out breathes some much-needed fresh air into the genre and the audience are treated to a refreshing take on the home invasion movie.
If you’re appetite is for 1980’s horror nostalgia, or hipster burger joints, the twenty-teens is apparently the perfect time to be alive.