After a long and fraught road to the big screen, 20th Century Studios' final X-Men movie turned out to be unworthy of the wait. Full of underwhelming horror elements, it falls flat. Does it even resemble an X-Men movie?
'Tenet' is Christopher Nolan's newest, deafening and well-paced sci-fi action/thriller. Fans of the Bond Franchise might well enjoy it but for some it's a confusing palindromic nightmare with little down-time to straighten out the facts.
Burn After Reading is a neatly packaged, compact screwball spy comedy from the legends, Joel and Ethan Coen, that operates in a similar vein to O Brother, Where Art Thou?. With recurring character types, snarky dialogue and a meandering plot, this film explores the espionage of everyday life.
Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway journey into the depths of space in Christopher Nolan's intense and existential sci-fi action/adventure. Praised for it's elements of accurate scientific theory, does Interstellar understand the science of the heart?
The tricky-to-define, low-fi trip through the pysche; Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, going primarily to Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman who wrote a heady, dizzying sci-fi romance about the importance of our most miserable moments in shaping our soul.
Marriage Story, Directed by Noah Baumbach charts the journey of a once married couple through what should be an amicable divorce. However, when child custody becomes an issue the process becomes increasingly contentious.
The Russo Brothers return following their success with Captain America: Civil War to take the helm of directorship from Joss Whedon and face the challenge of intertwining all of Marvel's biggest franchises and plot arcs into one cohesive story. How did they manage such a mammoth task?
The Truman Show: An all time classic piece of American film making. A meta-narrative exploring freedom and the toxic role mass media plays in modern life.
Rian Johnson's stamp on the most recent 'Star Wars' Trilogy is undoubtably heavy, given the divide it created in its audience with his take on a more challenging instalment to the long standing icon of pop culture. But did he create a great blockbuster that just didn't suit his audience?
Marvel's Captain America is a mature and compelling effort sure to please fans and casual viewers.
How far should we be pushed to achieve greatness? If Damien Chazelle's Whiplash is correct, sometimes very, very far.
Does John Krasinski's suspenseful monster movie silence any doubts of his greatness?