Review: Blind Ambition (2022)

It feels a little cheap to compare this documentary with the old John Candy joint Cool Runnings—if nothing else, because this is about Zimbabwean sommeliers, not Jamaican bobsledders—but it’s difficult to...

Review: Vikings: Valhalla (2022)

Some men are very, very concerned about length. Length of fight scenes, I mean—get your mind out of the gutter. For some—and I often number myself among them, so no shade intended—the ratio of carnage to runni...

Review: The Batman (2022)

Much as when Spider-Man finally turned up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Matt Reeves’ The Batman smartly eschews retreading the caped crusader’s origin story, assuming correctly that after 80 years, almost ...

Review: Troppo (2022)

In this adaptation of Candice Fox’s novel Crimson Lake, if the crocs don’t get you the shadowy conspiracy will. Any series that opens with a suicide-by-crocodile is surely worthy of your attention—and that’s e...

Review: The 355 (2022)

When an operation to buy an advanced cyberweapon from a rogue Colombian DNI agent, Luis Rojas (Édgar Ramírez), goes awry, CIA agent Nick Fowler (Sebastian Stan) is killed in action. Keen for revenge and to get...

Looking Back at the Butterfly Effect

Last week marked the 18th anniversary of The Butterfly Effect. Starring Ashton Kutcher and Amy Smart, the high concept thriller hit cinemas on January 23, 2004, which means its now of the age of cons...

Review: Moonfall (2022)

Three stars. Well, four stars, really, if you’re down with what German filmmaker Roland Emmerich does in his big-budget, big (but midrange) cast, big concept disaster flicks. I think we’re going to get a Rolan...