‘The Dead Don’t Die’ is a zombie film with the finest cast and director it could have. Sadly, it’s not really sure what it wants to be, and dies a death because of it.
John Wick is not a particularly complicated man. He’s hellbent on avenging his dog/car. The third edition is yet more palpable nonsense, but it is very very good.
According to the general hype, Avengers: Endgame is the fourth greatest movie of all time. While it may not be that, it certainly gives your brain three hours off – which is the greatest gift of all.
The Beach Bum features Zac Efron, a backward attempt at understanding and Hollywood in love with itself. And that’s about it.
The ‘Gospel of Eureka’ retells the story of two gay-centric cinemas in the desert of Arizona – located centrally in the feels.
Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a supreme accomplishment, pushing far beyond the genre it pretends to be. Go see it.
‘Tito and the Birds’ offers the viewer a vibrant vision of truly grim existence, in where the birds sing, and man attempts to navigate fear through consumerism. Sound familiar?
‘Lords of Chaos’ brings the birth of Black Metal to the screen, warts, boots, fascists undertones and all.
‘The Ritual’ is a Netflix movie that wriggles free of your assumptions. It’s a monster movie, it’s a psychological evaluation, and above all, it’s bloody good.
In the age of sequels, you have to ask – do we really need a Mary Poppins sequel? The answer is yes. All the way yes.
In the modern age, moral ambiguity is present in the art we produce. Lars von Trier and Panos Cosmatos are leading the honest push in the opposite direction.
‘Vice’ works as a grand plinth to Christian Bale’s resolve, but it doesn’t work as a movie.
Yes, we’ve seen it before, but the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper reboot of ‘A Star is Born’ is strangely fresh.
Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle’s chronicling of the moon landing is a serious, detailed homage to vanishing American exceptionalism.
Bart Layton’s first feature is a combination between heist movie and documentary, giving a real edge to a tired genre.
The sixth Mission Impossible adventure is much more than an advertisement for Tom Cruise’s cardio program, it’s a white-knuckle ride with a knowing smirk on its face.
Solo is naked fan service. But with it now a reality, are we ready for this to be our Star Wars experience?
Avengers: Infinity War is all spectacle. However, we’ve done the maths in an effort to ascertain whether aforesaid spectacle could actually happen. Spoilers, obvs.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas puts forward the case that High School Musical is the greatest film trilogy of our time.
In the hands of Greta Gerwig, ‘Lady Bird’ is an affirmation of all the brutality and beauty of the oft-criticised millennial set. Believe the hype.
Social media, baseball statistics, the news cycle. Aaron Sorkin is collectively honoured as a man who can turn the most tepid of topics into entertainment. But can he direct?