Viggo Mortensen’s move behind the camera to write, direct, produce (and score!) is a semi-autobiographical story of a son caring for his elderly father and brings back Lance Henriksen in a career defining performance.
If Showtime's dramatisation of the life of a religious abolitionist and his ill-fated plan to lead a bloody capture of the US arsenal doesn't sound like it might be a laugh a minute, I think I might be able to change your mind!
Jeb 'Die Hard' Stuart's new project for Netflix is the story of one of the Second World War's most diverse units and its harrowing and brutal 500 day trek from Sicily to Dachau. But does its live action/animation blend work?
The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix) TV Show Review
by Tom Davies
Mike Flanagan steps back to produce the second season of his successful 'The Haunting of...' anthology. But between a poorly observed script and terminal lack of scares, it's unlikely to match the popularity of its predecessor.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Netflix) Movie Review
by Tom Davies
Charlie Kaufman returns with an adaptation of Iain Reid's mind and genre-bending novel and it's his most assured directorial effort yet. A film about wanting to break up with someone...Sort of...Not really.
From creators Misha Green and Jordan Peele comes the most inventive, fun and devastatingly realistic depiction of cosmic horror and civil rights ever seen on TV... you know, compared to the slew of other race conscious, slimy monster shows.
It's the film that's pulling everyone back to the cinema! The film everyone's been waiting for! The most anticipated movie of the year!...What? Is something else out at the moment?
Finally, The Not-So-New Mutants. A time capsule for teen stars of yesteryear.
Based on Tom Wheeler and Frank Miller's gorgeously illustrated Young Adult fantasy novel, Cursed brings Arthurian fantasy to Netflix in a wholly unsatisfying way. At least it's better than Merlin, I guess.
HBO's adaptation of Philip Roth's alternative history novel comes to Sky Atlantic. Although not as personal a subject to UK viewers, this is another deeply incisive drama from The Wire's David Simon and Ed Burns.
Not fat and good at martial arts Charlize Theron stars in The Old Guard, Netflix's newest try at producing a slice of comic-booky, sequel-generating genre fun. Director Gina Prince-Bythewood might have had some higher aspirations than that...
Disney cuts its losses on its first film as Artemis Fowl leaves cinema schedules and heads to Disney+. Was it the right decision? Will my review bring this issue up again? Will I ever get to see a good film? Read on!