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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★★

    The latest in the DC Extended Universe, directed by James Wan ("The Conjuring"). Jason Momoa stars as Arthur Curry, who was born of a human father - Thomas Curry (Temuera Morrison) - and Atlanna (Nicole Kidman), the Queen of Atlantis. As an adult, Arthur is content to do the occasional bit of hero work, whilst getting back to the bar in time for happy hour. He's approached by Mera (Amber Heard), who's set to become the new queen of Atlantis.…

  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★

    Stanley Kubrick #10: Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackery. Kubrick had wanted to make a movie about Napoleon after making "2001: A Space Odyssey". He eventually dropped that idea and decided to make this instead. Released at the end of 1975, the film deals with the rise and fall of the title character, a whiny loser played by Ryan O'Neal (in fact, Barry Lyndon isn't his real name; he adopts it after weaseling his way into high society).…

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★★½

    The gang is back, and this time they're up against something really serious - family relations! Peter "Star-Lord" Quill (Chris Pratt) meets a man (Kurt Russell) who claims to he his father; and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) is having sister issues with Nebula (Karen Gillan). Meanwhile, a genetically engineered "perfect" race - the Sovereign - are after the Guardians (for reasons I won't go into) and hire Yondu (Michael Rooker) to bring them back. Yondu has his own share of problems…

  • The Skeleton Key

    The Skeleton Key

    ★★★

    A cautionary tale about the possible dangers involved with hospice care.