Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is an unabashedly glorious study of the washed-up actor. Both DiCaprio and Pitt are equally intriguing and lovable, but as expected, the events of the Tate murders, and Tate herself are relegated to mere background noise, and it doesn't quite fit.
Ari Aster's sophomore is as disturbing as the remarkable Hereditary, but brings a surprising amount of humour to a tale that is otherwise about the torment of grief and our need to adhere to tradition and culture, even if it literally rips us to shreds.
Avengers: Endgame is a poignant, thrilling and revolutionary superhero film, and a well-deserved finale to the MCU's Infinity War saga. It's also a 'greatest hits' film showcasing everyone and everything we love about the franchise... It's also three hours long, so plan your toilet breaks wisely.
The new Pet Sematary is one of the best Stephen King adaptations in recent years. Teeming with dread and suspense, it's a horror nerd's wet dream. It successfully reanimates its source material while still managing to put an original spin on the final act... plus it boasts one of the scariest cats in cinema history.
Us is full of big ideas and social commentaries. From racism to class divide, Jordan Peele's latest explores some of America's issues, but fails to do so by playing around with one too many horror conventions and sub-genres. What on earth was that?
Natalie Portman soars as troubled pop star 'Celeste' in Vox Lux.
Nicole Kidman is almost unrecognisable in this gender flip on the cold hard detective thriller. Despite it being her most memorable performance in recent years though, Destroyer is weighed down by, what feels like, a lack of tension, urgency, and quite honestly, a lack of, well, destroying.