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  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★★

    Brie, the change you want to see in the world.

    Review at The Incredible Suit

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★

    A fulsome and robust apology for the dreck that was Rogue Nation, Fallout sees Christopher McQuarrie take action directing to levels that must surely have Danny Boyle and Barbara Broccoli feeling ever so slightly like shitting themselves. Helped in no small part by Lorne Balfe's occasionally Zimmeresque score, McQuarrie hews eerily close to Christopher Nolan here, his shot choices and editing taking this franchise way beyond anything it had ever previously promised. The connective tissue between the set pieces is,…

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  • Faces Places

    Faces Places

    ★★★★

    This film made me want to punch Jean-Luc Godard on the nose

  • England Is Mine

    England Is Mine

    ★★

    This aimless, lifeless, bafflingly uncinematic and aggressively glum slog through the pretentious whinings of a deeply unlikeable protagonist is exactly as much fun as it sounds. Whoever thought they could make a Morrissey biopic without the use of any of his music should have had something considerably better than this up their sleeve, because if you take away the music what are you left with? A self-absorbed anal retentive with no obvious talent who thinks the world owes him a favour, and who wants to watch that?

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  • Oblivion

    Oblivion

    ★★★

    If you're the kind of person who liked Moon but a) needed every single piece of information explained to you at length and b) didn't think it had enough explosions or Tom Cruise in it, then Oblivion is for you.

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    ★★

    Like Krypton itself, Man Of Steel collapses under the weight of its own excesses, its hollow core the cause of its doom. It's beyond saving.

    That said, fat Laurence Fishburne outjogging a collapsing skyscraper is proper lolz.