Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 Review

Thirty five years after Ridley Scott's art science-fiction cult classic Blade Runner, Denis Villeneuve directs its incredibly beautiful and head-spinning sequel. With Villeneuve's excellent directoral work and Ryan Gosling's effortless performance at least, Blade Runner 2049 is a must-see. Result: A*

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Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok Review

Taika Waititi takes on the third instalment of MCU's Thor trilogy and exceeds all expectations. The direction, performance, dialogue and action in this film is all perfect, setting up anticipation for the future of Thor in the MCU. Thor: Ragnarok result: A*

Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Director Jon Watts picks up where the Russo brothers left Tom Holland's MCU Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War and creates a perfectly pitched and endlessly entertaining film. This is quite easily the best Spider-Man film to date and is hilarious, authentic and dazzlingly thrilling, anchored by Tom Holland's brilliant performance as Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Homecoming result: A*

Bong Joon-ho’s Okja Review

Okja is a breathlessly beautiful new picture from visionary director Bong Joon-ho. Anchored by marvellous performances from Jake Gyllenhaal and Tilda Swinton as well as child actress Ahn Seo-hyun and propelled by gorgeous visuals and a brilliant script, Okja easily pushes its way into the ranks of the best films of 2017. Okja Result: A*

Roger Michell’s My Cousin Rachel Review

My Cousin Rachel is a good film, but it deserves to be better. It's anchored by stellar performances from Sam Claflin and Rachel Weisz as well as stunning cinematography and location yet crippled by its faithfulness to the source material and lack of intensity. Roger Michell's 2017 film is worth a watch but not a priority over some of the brilliant pictures of the summer. My Cousin Rachel Result: B