Wednesday, February 15

Inferno

Director: Ron Howard

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3062096

Review: A fairly exhausting ramble that doesn't resolve its mysteries and underwhelms with its turns.

Watch it if: You genuinely feel the need to?

And if you liked: The Da Vinci Code, Now You See Me 2, Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Check this out: Inferno

Sunday, February 12

The LEGO Batman Movie

Director: Chris McKay

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4116284

Review: Jam packed with gags with a breakneck pace and an anything-goes tone that demands a refreshingly huge smile.

Watch it if: You're interested in something that has more laughs during its opening logos than many comedies manage in their entire runtime.

And if you liked: The Lego Movie, Batman: The Movie, Deadpool

Saturday, February 11

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2592614

Review: Never gets boring but collapses in on itself in a mess of flat characters, incomprehensible action and dark sludgy cinematography.

Watch it if: You don't get motion sickness headaches too easily.

And if you liked: Resident Evil, Terminator Genisys, Mad Max

Friday, February 10

John Wick: Chapter 2

Director: Chad Stahelski

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4425200

Review: Builds on its predecessor well with some creative action and fun additions to the mythology.

Watch it if: You enjoy brutal, spectacle action.

And if you liked: John Wick, The Raid, Crank

Tuesday, January 31

The Founder

Director: John Lee Hancock

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4276820

Review: Very conventionally put together but is interesting and entertaining enough to carry itself through.

Watch it if: You're interested in McDonald's.

And if you liked: The Social Network, Milk

Sunday, January 29

Other People

Director: Chris Kelly

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4158876

Review: Front-loads the humour a little too heavily but still delivers an intimate portrayal with sensitivity and charm.

Watch it if: You're interested in smaller family drama movies.

And if you liked: Garden State, Transparent, Don't Think Twice

Sunday, January 22

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Director: David Gelb

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1772925

Review: Simple and relaxing with an interesting attention to detail and a refreshingly down to earth central subject.

Watch it if: You're ok with being really hungry for sushi afterwards.

And if you liked: Chef's Table, Indie Game: The Movie

Friday, January 20

Lost in London Live


Disclaimer: This review is based on the live broadcast of the film shoot. For more information click here.

Director: Woody Harrelson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6338476

Review: A genuinely impressive feat that managed to charm through its unpolished nature with a compelling story and real fun.

Watch it if: You're interested in cinematic experiments, but also entertaining ones.

And if you liked: Night on Earth, Birdman, Festen

Saturday, January 14

Split

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972582

Review: Earns its reveals as it goes with a manic tone and a good deal of fun.

Watch it if: You're ok with a film absolutely running with bonkers ideas.

And if you liked: Friday the 13th, The Visit, Unbreakable

Silence

Director: Martin Scorsese

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0490215

Review: Too long but still delivers strong tension and character with a clear sense of tone.

Watch it if: You're interested in films exploring the theme of faith.

And if you liked: Aguirre, The Wrath of God, Apocalypto, There Will Be Blood, Rescue Dawn

Check this out: Silence