The Rise of Skywalker is a messy and unsatisfying conclusion that conveniently changes lore established in the previous chapter The Last Jedi and replaces them with frustrating plot twists, regurgitated fan service and some of the most half-assed writing in the history of the saga.
The Dead Don’t Die trailer – Jim Jarmusch made a zombie film
The Dead Don’t Die is Jim Jarmusch’s new film, and as you can probably guess from the title, it’s a zombie film, and it stars basically everyone (who matters).
KVIFF 2018: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote review – frustrating but fun
Terry Gilliam’s epic passion project has a promising start that’s grounded in reality and full of laughs, but in the director’s typical style, eventually becomes messy and incoherent, even if it is stunning to look at.
BlacKkKlansman review – Spike Lee holds a mirror up to America
Not only is Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman unbelievably stylish and packed with wit and comedic ingenuity, but it’s also a detailed and unabashedly brutal study of American history.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi review – this is not going to go the way you think
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a breath of fresh air in a franchise that rarely takes risks. Director Rian Johnson takes the trilogy in a bold new direction.
Logan Lucky review – lovable hicks and a hell of a heist
Director Steven Soderbergh makes a decent return to the heist genre with this lovable hick comedy that’s very much Ocean’s 11 meets Dukes of Hazzard.
Logan Lucky trailer – Soderbergh’s new heist comedy
The Ocean’s 11 director returns to the heist genre.
Jim Jarmusch, the king of indie film, returns with Paterson – a film about a bus driving poet named Paterson in the small poetic town of… Paterson, New Jersey. Jarmusch captures the monotony and charm of small town life, as well as the eccentric characters that make for some lovely poetry.
Silence trailer – Scorsese’s most anticipated film?
The trailer for director Martin Scorsese’s epic that has been in the pipeline for 28 years has finally dropped! The December release date also puts this film as a last minute Oscar contender. Starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson, this looks massive. Garfield is certainly doing well for himself lately, with another leading role in Hacksaw Ridge, the ultra-violent Mel Gibson war epic that is also very Christian. There’s only one plausible explanation for this. Andrew Garfield is secretly Jesus?