The Girl in the Spider’s Web review – a dull and lifeless action movie

A very mediocre attempt at reigniting the Millenium franchise, The Girl in the Spider's Web is void of passion, meaning and suspense. A dull and almost lifeless action movie that is a tremendous waste of talent. As a standalone film it's bad, but as a follow-up to a David Fincher movie, it's terrible.

Bohemian Rhapsody review – a textbook ‘band film’ redeemed by Rami Malek

Bohemian Rhapsody is a formulaic band movie that struggles to get Queen's story off the ground in an original and captivating way, but the Live Aid finale almost makes the whole thing worthwhile - it's that and Rami Malek's stupendous performance that save this film.

Halloween review – a worthy follow-up to the 1978 classic

Halloween is an exhilarating and entertaining horror film that's not only one of the best recent slasher films, but the best outing in the franchise for a long time. Bloody good fun.

The House That Jack Built review – violence imitates art imitates violence

The new Lars von Trier film The House That Jack Built is packed to the brim with violence and controversy, as you may have already guessed. The director seems to be making a bold statement about the art world that starts off as intriguing but soon becomes an overexaggerated blunder that services no one but the director himself.

Under the Silver Lake and more to screen at Prague’s Be2Can Festival this year

New thriller Under the Silver Lake will screen at Prague's Be2Can Film Festival this October along with a host of other award-winning contemporary films from leading European film festivals Cannes, Berlinale and Venice.