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  • Katalin Varga

    Katalin Varga

    A thoughtful, hauntingly spare revenge story. The atmosphere and the soundscape are bewitching. It lingers.

  • The Giants

    The Giants

    A beautifully modulated coming of age story. Humour and pathos walk hand in hand through the lush green Belgian countryside. 

    The kids are all great, even more so after dyeing their hair- the sight of the three platinum blonde boys running through the forest never fails to entertain.

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  • The Tale

    The Tale

    So much to admire here. The performances are stunning. Laura Dern is perfect in her confusion and her fury. Elizabeth Debicki is imperious and inscrutable. Little Isabelle Nelisse is heart-rending. Ellen Burstyn is ferocious, and Jason Ritter slimy. It's the ensemble of the year.

    Fox find the perfect balance of portraying the full horror of her experience, whilst never being gratuitous. Some of the most sickening things here are words; the way Bill tells a thirteen-year-old girl everything she could…

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    The sixth instalment of a 20+ year movie franchise has no right to be this good.

    Fallout is insane. The action just doesn't stop, but McQuarrie still weaves in countless character moments and beautiful little comedic touches. You never forget that there are actual people in the middle of these ludicrous set pieces, and they are all people you care about. 

    That action though, woah. It's hard to pick a favourite sequence, and there are so many of them. Each…