Natalie Portman in her best, most complex performance to date
An abduction horror-thriller with a split personality, played with hammy gusto by James McAvoy
An important film from a director who has never stopped asking difficult questions.
Assassin’s Creed seems to have been cobbled together primarily from half-remembered details of what 14-year-old boys think is cool. Those boys, and their weird mates, will be satisfied, if nothing else.
This largely laughless comedy will have you thinking ‘why me?’ as you leave the cinema, eight quid poorer and none the happier for it.
Living with her nomadic family in the shockingly beautiful Mongolian mountains, 13-year-old Aisholpan, wants desperately to become an eagle hunter.
A considered, interesting and provocative documentary.
Braveheart in the antebellum
Intense, violent and moving, leaving you a little wrung-out but thoroughly satisfied.
I Am Not A Serial Killer remains compelling right up to the black-hearted zinger that brings proceedings to a close
Chi-Raq’s problems are manifold. Scenes bloat and digress, while the tone shifts from farce to high drama, with the effect of achieving neither.
There’s a knowingness to the picture that distinguishes it from the high school crowd.
Paterson is a surprising film, coming as it does from a director whose characters have so often drifted in an existential fog.
Magnus Carlsen is a rare breed of chess grandmaster: he skis, plays volleyball and reads Donald Duck comics.
Moana proves itself a worthy (and beautiful) successor to Disney’s recent and classic output.
A hurried and haphazard picture
The film simply races through the racism, the far-reaching machinations of British colonialism and, furthermore, how the couple overcome those hurdles.
The prohibition-era American setting and emphasis on physical comedy really helps set Fantastic Beasts apart from the other Harry Potter films