Late Night

Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) has been a successful late night talk show host for decades, but complacency and falling ratings mean she may be about to lose her show. Can new diversity hire Molly (Mindy Kaling) generate the urgency needed to save the show? I genuinely wanted to love Late Night. It features some outstanding … Continue reading Late Night

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Brightburn

Tori (Elizabeth Banks) and Kyle Breyer (David Denman) live in Brightburn, Kansas and are struggling to conceive. When one night a meteor shower delivers them a gift, a baby boy who they take in as their own. Brightburn takes its core idea from the question “what if Superman was inherently evil”? Anyone who has read … Continue reading Brightburn

Ma

When Maggie (Diane Silver) and her mother Erica (Juliette Lewis) return to the town where her mum grew up Maggie is quick to make friends. One day when seeking a passing adult to buy her new group of friends alcohol they begin a friendship with Sue Ann, or Ma (Octavia Spencer). But Sue Ann used … Continue reading Ma

High Life

High Life is an extraordinary science fiction film. It is disorienting, difficult to watch and lacking any clear narrative. But it’s also thought provoking and dazzling. Opening on a dilapidated spaceship we find Monte (Robert Pattinson) conducting repair works to the outside of the ship whilst talking to his infant daughter Willow (Scarlett Lindsey) over … Continue reading High Life