A little-known film from a country not known for producing global blockbusters, Nam Ron's crime drama One Two Jaga demonstrates that quality filmmaking can bloom in Malaysia despite its lack of commercial success or local conventionalism.
Ryan Coogler directs Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan in one of the most charged superhero films in recent memory, impressing in its visuals, characters, sound and story. An historic marvel.
Joe Wright directs Gary Oldman in one of the most gripping Winston Churchill biopics of our time, turning a two-hour, dialogue-heavy film into an inspiring beacon of belief and cinematic beauty.
A cool concept, Matt Damon, and a brilliant Hong Chau are not enough to outweigh big pacing issues and a third act that introduces one of the more unbelievable plot points in recent memory.
Hugh Jackman exchanges his claws for a top hat and cane, as he impresses in this epic musical with extraordinary songs and production design but an overfilled and somewhat shallow story.
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart bring a ton of laughs in this epic sequel, which can entertain and stand alone despite its slightly uneven pacing and poorly-developed villain.
With magnificent visuals and an invigorating take in furthering the saga's story, Rian Johnson, Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver are the sparks that will light the fire that'll burn the box office down.
Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich helms this Pixar masterpiece, delivering outstanding animation, memorable music and a story that could move anyone to tears, making it one of the best films of 2017.
Monster maestro Guillermo del Toro directs this fantasy romance flick, telling a transcendent love story where Sally Hawkins delivers a performance that may come out in the shape of an Oscar.
James and Dave Franco fuel the fires of fandom for The Room with an excellent comedy centered on Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau, bad actors in a bad movie, but a great source for this good one.
Luca Guadagnino directs this light and dreamy countryside love story, starring Timothée Chalamet in a breakout performance alongside Armie Hammer's strong supporting role.
Zack Snyder directs the big DC superhero team-up we've all been waiting for, and manages to delight in a fun, fast-paced adventure despite its disjointed feel and often flat comedy.
Angela Robinson writes and directs this intimate and open-minded interpretation of the Wonder Woman creator, containing a rare approach to love, as well as a standout performance from Rebecca Hall.
Chris Hemsworth brings the charm. Cate Blanchett brings the darkness. And Taika Waititi brings his directing flair to charge up the Thor franchise and continue Marvel's hot streak.
Jake Gyllenhaal puts in an incredibly strong performance to drive a film which follows a lot of familiar beats, but is emotionally engaging and doesn't shy away from exploring a character in depth.
Despite Blade Runner 2049's slow pace, Denis Villeneuve's strong direction and Roger Deakins' camerawork yield a visual masterpiece that builds strongly upon the original.
Despite ocassional editing mishaps and an unlikeable Margot Robbie character, Domhnall Gleeson and newcomer Will Tilston elevate this biopic of A.A Milne, the famous writer of Winnie the Pooh.
Matthew Vaughn and Taron Egerton return with a Kingsman sequel that delivers laughs, high-octane action, and a cool new organisation, but falls short of the original, suffering from a slow second act.
Darren Aronofsky and Jennifer Lawrence deliver a unique, unexpected, and suspenseful thriller, though the execution of its subtext is an acquired taste and the pace falters in its early stages.
Taylor Sheridan brings Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen into a masterful, grounded yet thrilling story about mystery and redemption, punctuated with atmospheric grace and a unique societal window.
Boasting a concept ripe with potential and a compelling performance by Peter Dinklage, Rememory fails to provoke thought, and will leave viewers wanting to erase all memory of this sci-fi thriller.
Director Luc Besson returns with stunning graphics and visual effects, but it isn't enough to make the City of a Thousand Planets an attractive destination for cinemagoers wanting a worthwhile trip.
Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in this hilarious but thoroughly engaging romantic comedy, putting a spotlight on the challenges of not only interracial relationships, but human relationships.
Christopher Nolan further solidifies his title as one of the best directors working today, delivering another cinematic memento while Harry Styles and Fionn Whitehead impress on their debuts.
While being visually impeccable, it's Andy Serkis' brilliant motion capture and Matt Reeves' direction that make War for the Planet of the Apes a rare, successful third film in the modern apes trilogy
Spider-Man's return has young Tom Holland triumphantly capturing the youth, wit, and motivations of the Spidey we know and love, though its action sequences are a far cry from Sam Raimi's versions
While pacing issues threaten to be a road block to Baby Driver, Edgar Wright's incredible direction and Ansel Elgort's lead performance drives the landscape of original films into a new direction.
While its action sequences and visual effects still look incredible, "The Last Knight" is really more of the same from Michael Bay's CGI-heavy, fun but barely funny Transformers franchise.
Directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine, Wonder Woman is the film the DCEU deserves, impressing with its engaging characters, action sequences, and well-paced storyline.
Guy Ritchie returns with a unique retelling of King Arthur, starring Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law. Will it be a legendary return to the screen for the King? Or is this legend destined to be forgotten?
James Gunn returns with Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Kurt Russell in this heartfelt sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy. Is this a two-time galaxy saver? Or will it end up in the middle of knowhere?
Dean Israelite directs Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, and Bryan Cranston in a reboot of the 90s action television show. Will it have audiences Go Go Go-ing to the nearest cinema?
Bill Condon directs Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans in Disney's 2017 live-action adaptation of a classic. Here's my review of "Beauty and the Beast."
Jordan Vogt-Roberts directs Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson in this latest monster movie. Will it be a smashing success? Or will the box office kill the beast?
James Mangold directs Hugh Jackman for the last time, along with Patrick Stewart and Dafne Keen in a unique entry in the X-Men universe. Will it claw its way to success, or is its healing factor lost?
First-time director Garth Davis directs Dev Patel and newcomer Sunny Pawar in an incredible true story of an adopted child using Google to find his real home. Will Lion search its way to success?
Barry Jenkins directs an ensemble cast in one of the most heartfelt, important films of 2016. Will Moonlight shine brightly for many years to come, or be eclipsed by its awards competition?
Denzel Washington directs himself and Viola Davis in the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson's beloved stage play. Will the transition work in favor of Fences? Or will the film be shut out?
Mel Gibson is back with a violent war film, directing Andrew Garfield as a character that doesn't fire a single bullet. Are Lionsgate execs shooting themselves in the foot in the 2017 Oscars race?
Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams star, while Kenneth Lonergan directs this Oscar-nominated story about life, love, the past and the future. Can they produce Amazon studios' first ever Best picture?
Theodore Melfi directs Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae in this uplifting film of an incredible true space-race story. Will it rocket its way to the Oscars?
Vin Diesel returns as the most inconveniently-named action hero along with Donnie Yen and Deepika Padukone in this heart-pumping action adventure. Will this take the franchise to XXXtreme heights?
Fashion Designer Tom Ford directs this psychological thriller starring Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal. Cue the 'Nocturnal Animals ending explained' videos on YouTube.
Damien Chazelle returns with this passionate, romantic musical. Can Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling impress in this love letter to Hollywood? Or will they feel the whiplash of their ambitions?
Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence are rudely awakened in this sci-fi romance. Can they trust each other to face an impending danger? Or will these passengers be thwarted by the airbag?
Gareth Edwards' take on a first-of its-kind Star Wars movie. Can Felicity Jones channel the Force into this standalone adventure? Or will this spin-off be reduced to stardust?
Steven Spielberg's Adaptation of the Roald Dahl book marks his first film for Disney in his 50-year career...can he produce a big, fabulous, giant success?
Based on true events. Based on true heroes. A truly solid Peter Berg film.
A movie calls….for some tissues
Ho Ho Hold up! This is a comedy right?
Has Denis Villeneuve’s best work arrived?