Film review | Bird Box - No gazing into the abyss, kids
Susanne Bier’s perfunctory adaptation of Josh Malerman’s high-concept horror novel is an entertaining chiller that falls short of greatness due to Netflix’s...
Looking back at 2018 | The best and worst films of 2018
Our resident film critic Teodor Reljic sifts through a year’s worth of film reviews to pick the worst and best of the bunch
Film Review | Bahar Zmien (Of Time and the Sea)

Maltese-Australian filmmaker Peter Sant presents a beautifully shot and...

Maltese-Australian filmmaker Peter Sant presents a...

Film Review | Aquaman

Oscillating between cumbersome world-building and symphonic pulp brilliance, James Wan’s orchestration of the latest salvo from DC’s ‘shared...

Oscillating between cumbersome world-building and symphonic...

Film review | Antony and Cleopatra

Directed by Simon Godwin for the National Theatre and starring Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo as William Shakespeare’s doomed cross-continental lovers,...

Directed by Simon Godwin for the National Theatre and...

Film review | Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

J.K. Rowling and David Yates continue to build the ‘Wizarding...

J.K. Rowling and David Yates continue to build the...

Film Review | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The Coen Brothers bring their barely-blemished cinematic record to the...

The Coen Brothers bring their barely-blemished cinematic...

Bernardo Bertolucci, 'Last tango in Paris' director, dies at 77

The award winning director, who received nine Oscars, passed away from cancer

The award winning director, who received nine Oscars,...

Film Review | Dogman

Matteo Garrone returns to Southern Italy in a dark fable about what happens when one pushes a meek dog groomer a bit too far. You won’t believe what...

Matteo Garrone returns to Southern Italy in a dark fable...

Film review | Malvolent

A group of scamming ghost-hunters get their just desserts – and a shot at redemption – after an elderly woman commissions them to silence a group...

A group of scamming ghost-hunters get their just desserts...

Film review | The Haunting Of Hill House

Just in time for Halloween, this loose adaptation of the acclaimed Shirley Jackson novel hits the right notes of creepiness and pathos

Just in time for Halloween, this loose adaptation of the...

Film review | Apostle

A departure for the Welsh director known for the superlative actioners The Raid 1 and 2, Apostle sees Gareth Evans delve into Wicker Man territory with mixed...

A departure for the Welsh director known for the...

Film Review | Venom

Gleefully free from the over-curated Marvel Studios rigmarole, this solo outing for the fan-favourite Spider-Man villain packs adolescent energy a welcome dose...

Gleefully free from the over-curated Marvel Studios...

Film Review | A Dysfunctional Cat

An Iranian-German co-production, screening tonight at Spazju Kreattiv, is a tender romantic drama placed in a unique context

An Iranian-German co-production, screening tonight at...

Film Review | Hold The Dark

The harsh Alaskan wilderness is the setting for Jeremy Saulnier’s latest slice of satisfying ultra-violence spiced with existential musing

The harsh Alaskan wilderness is the setting for Jeremy...

Film review | Cold War

Decorated Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski follows up the Oscar-winning Ida with this beguiling and subtle story of star-crossed lovers in post-war Europe

Decorated Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski follows up the...

Film Review | The Nun

The latest offshoot from the popular supernatural-horror ‘Conjuring Universe’ may push the right buttons to generate cheap and predictable frights,...

The latest offshoot from the popular supernatural-horror...

Film Review | The Predator

It may not display the most disciplined storytelling you’re likely to see, but as a showcase of action, gore and on-point humour it’s hard to beat

It may not display the most disciplined storytelling...

Film Review | Yardie

Actor Idris Elba’s directorial debut can certainly talk the talk as it evokes the jive-and-vibe of Jamaican community in 80s London, but that’s...

Actor Idris Elba’s directorial debut can certainly...

Film Review | Christopher Robin

A fictionalised reimagining of the original target audience for the Winnie the Pooh stories, Christopher Robin is a sweet enough confection once it cuts...

A fictionalised reimagining of the original target audience...