Photo: Menemsha Films

Quick Take: THE CONFERENCE

A chilling, well-acted adaptation of the only surviving protocol that has become like a play that returns again and again.


Zen McGrath, Laura Dern and Hugh Jackman. Photo: Sony Pictures Classics

Quick Take: THE SON

It’s unfortunate that the rest of the film isn’t up to par with its two best scenes; it feels repetitious.


Gerard Butler and Mike Colter. Photo: Lionsgate

Quick Take: PLANE

So-so visual effects, but a nail-biter at times, and Gerard Butler is solid behind the wheel.


Christian Bale. Photo: Netflix

Quick Take: THE PALE BLUE EYE

An intriguing film, handsomely shot, with dedicated lead performances… but the final twist is hard to believe. 


Photo: Grove Press

Review: WEEKEND

You might say Weekend is one hell of a way to end a chapter; this crazy mess is one of the director’s most discussed films.


Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman. Photo: United Artists

Review: MIDNIGHT COWBOY

Two exceptional ingredients in this gritty, compelling film tower above everything else – the music and the leading actors.


Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick, Daniel Craig and Leslie Odom, Jr. Photo: Netflix

Quick Take: GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY

A hugely enjoyable cast, led by Daniel Craig, but complemented by Janelle Monáe’s intriguing dual role and Edward Norton’s swaggering billionaire.


Emma Corrin and Jack O’Connell. Photo: Netflix

Quick Take: LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER

A handsome, sensual and emotional depiction of how lust and true affection must be part of any romantic relationship for it to work.