Reviews

Review: WandaVision (2021)

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a cultural behemoth, the more interesting stuff tends to happen off to the sides, away from the big universe-shaking titanic tussles. With the launch of Disney+, whi...

Review: The Mandalorian Season 2 (2020)

I was fairly disappointed in the first season of The Mandalorian, largely due to its lack of ambition and reliance on fan service. The thing is, if you’re going to go back to the well for another bucket of hel...

Review: Nomadland (2020)

Director of The Rider and the upcoming Marvel tentpole Eternals (I am baffled, too) Chloe Zhao shines a light on some of the grimmer aspects of the United States’ ongoing economic desertification with her late...

Review: Wonder Woman 1984

Well, it’s the ‘80s, isn’t it? Certainly the production, the costuming, and the soundtrack won’t let you forget it. And being immortal, our gal – Gal Gadot, that is – is still around. Having saved the planet f...

Review: The Dry (2020)

When a childhood friend dies in a nasty murder-suicide, taking his wife and son with him, Australian Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk (Eric Bana) returns to his drought-struck country hometown for the funeral. ...

Review: Your Honor (2020)

New Orleans judge Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston) finds his respect for the law tested to destruction when his teenage son Adam (Hunter Doohan) accidentally runs over and kills another young man, Rocco Baxter...