Review // Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots is a sumptuous period tale of marriages, murders and betrayals, dramatically pitting the Catholic Scottish Monarch Mary of the House of Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) against her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie), last of the Tudor monarchs of England. The film begins with Mary’s return to Scotland to assume her throne…

Review // Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Ethan Hunt returns in the most thrilling outing of the Mission: Impossible series to date.  Hunt (Cruise) and IMF colleagues Benji Dunn and Luther Stickell (Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) are on the hunt to recover three plutonium cores set to be used by anarcho-terrorist group "The Apostles", remnants of The Syndicate from Rogue Nation. After…

Review // Sicario 2: Soldado

The follow-up to Denis Villeneuve’s acclaimed US-Mexico border thriller couldn’t have arrived at a more sensitive moment in real world politics. Soldado heralds the return of Josh Brolin’s CIA agent Matt Garver, again teaming up with ex-cartel assassin Alejandro Gillick (Benicio Del Toro) to deliver kidnapping, murder and grisly gun battles to America's unfortunate southern…

Review // Solo: A Star Wars Story

The clumsily titled Solo: A Star Wars Story takes us all the way back to the origin of one Han Solo, the dashing and sardonic space smuggler made famous by Harrison Ford in 1977's iconic Star Wars, since become one the biggest film franchises of all time. After escaping the hellish industrial planet of his upbringing, Han falls…