The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
The Daughter ()
The Witch (2016)
"The little-known cast of British actors succeeds in convincingly portraying these threatened pilgrims who, while seeking out a new and better life, find themselves in the middle of an inexplicable nightmare. "
Gods Of Egypt (2016)
Triple 9 (2016)
"Costa is an agreeable if extremely ingenuous heroine and the rest of the cast play their stock characters with efficiency. As a bonus, there's a driving music score by Nils Frahm that helps paper over some of the film's dodgier moments. "
Son of Saul (2015)
The Lady In The Van (2015)
"Omalu's dedication to his profession and his struggle to make himself heard and understood make for an inspirational story, and Landesman effectively lays out the facts and invites the audience to judge both Omalu and his opponents. "
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
How To Be Single (2016)
The Big Short (2015)
"At the end of the film, I was hardly any the wiser as to the reasons eight million jobs and six million homes were lost in the US, even though the skill of the actors and the film's ambition remain impressive. "
The 5th Wave (2016)
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
Point Break (2015)
"Bryan Cranston does a remarkably effective job of impersonating the man who played such a key role in the era of the McCarthy blacklist, from his raspy voice to his distinctive cigarette holder and his pungent sense of humour. "
45 Years (2015)
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Steve Jobs (2015)
The Hateful Eight (2015)
"Spotlight is a celebration of the freedom of the press, a riveting story of investigative journalism and of the role played by The Boston Globe in bringing to public attention the terrible crimes that had been taking place in the city for decades. "
The Danish Girl (2015)
"Ronan's accomplished performance provides the heart of the film, and, despite the mistakes she makes, the viewer comes to care deeply for this young woman and hope for a happy outcome to her dilemmas. "
Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)
The Revenant (2015)
"Some of the most interesting aspects of the suffragette movement are glossed over without examination, and you get the feeling that, while the film is quite decent, an opportunity for something outstanding has been missed. "
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Daddy's Home (2015)
"Youth may not be as culturally specific as The Great Beauty or Sorrentino's other Italian-language films, but its universal story of how to deal with the passing of time and with changing circumstances is told with precision and tender serenity. "
"The Empire Strikes Back is no bland derivative. It has all the freshness and exuberance of an original. A marvellous space fantasy full of dazzling spectacle, exciting adventure, strange creatures and the mythic clash between good and evil. "
The Assassin (2015)
"The personal drama is layered with subtle subtexts and the film evokes the work of those classic proponents of screen melodrama, Douglas Sirk and Rainer Werner Fassbinder, in its combination of highly coloured glamour coating a very dark centre. "
Mississippi Grind (2015)
The End Of The Tour (2015)