Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald review – dark and exhilarating

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald does overindulge on the 'franchise' moments and is rather plot heavy at times but it generally casts a decent spell. Characters are well grounded and the tie-in to the 'Potter-verse' is well crafted and shows that the truly gifted J.K. Rowling still has what it takes.

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.

KVIFF 2018: I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians review

This year's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival winner is a highly original and unconventional story of politics and convenient ignorance. Barbarians is a fascinating piece of modern cinema, executed with impeccable precision and rarely has a dull moment.