“IT COMES AT NIGHT” Reviewed: Mesmerising master of suspense

Trey Edward Shultz / Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough / Horror / 2017 / 15 / 91mins Horrors are tricky films to master. Either you’re cheap and overkill the jumpscares or you choose a symbolic, deeper trick of the mind. Artistry is hard to achieve, but It Comes At…

“OKJA” Reviewed: Hit and miss vegan adventure

Bong Joon-ho / Ahn Seo-hyun , Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano / Adventure / 2017 / 15 / 120mins When Netflix came calling, cinematic heavyweight Bong Joon-ho envisioned a pro-vegetarian movie about a super-pig. If that’s not contemporary, I don’t know what is. With the global food crisis looming, a new species of (not bioengineered *honest*)…

“WONDER WOMAN” Reviewed: An icon of our times

Patty Jenkins / Gal Gadot , Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis / Action-Fantasy / 2017 / 12A / 141mins The late great comic George Carlin once opined, ‘If there is a God, I am convinced he is a he, because no woman could or ever would fuck things up this badly.’ Patty…

<<REWIND "ZOOTROPOLIS" Reviewed: Loveable cartoon caper gets political

Byron Howard, Rich Moore / Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate / Comedy / 2016 / PG / 108mins Disney break new ground with this drastically modern metaphor for racial and cultural tension, with a side portion of comedy gold and loveable characters to soften the serious moral vibes. The daughter of a…