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The Force is at half-strength in this one.
Rogue One, the second Star Wars movie since the Lucasfilm studio was bought by Disney, is a film of two very distinct parts. The first is basically what we’ve come to expect from a Star Wars movie: our rough-around-the-edges lead gets drawn into...
A good (just shy of great) ethical melodrama that doubles as an act of contrition.
Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge, which premiered today at the 73rd International Venice Film Festival, is the first movie Gibson has directed since Apocalypto, 10 years ago (a film he'd already shot before the scandals that engulfed him), and this...
No winners in story of vindictive victory.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: At first the screen is dark and all we hear is heavy breathing, the kind that suggests an animal lying in wait. Like so much in this deeply unsettling film, the effect is rattling, claustrophobic, and rather punishing. What ...
Hugely entertaining.
The messy complexities of drone warfare trigger command decisions, moral crises, collateral damage and cover-your-backside buck passing in Eye in the Sky, a rivetingly suspenseful drama that deftly intertwines elements of ticking-clock thriller...
Singular perspective brings the horror of The Holocaust into sharp focus
For all its ghastly aspects, the sheer scale of the Holocaust is where its true horror lies. Son of Saul brings that horror home in perhaps the most counter-intuitive way imaginable: by focusing so closely on one man that everything going on...