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  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux

    ★★★★★

    “One for the money, two for the show…”

    In the year 1999, Celeste Montgomery (Raffey Cassidy) survives a mass shooting at her school in Long Island, New York. During rehabilitation, Celeste writes a song about her experience and performs it at a memorial service with her older sister Eleanor (Stacey Martin). The song instantly becomes a hit; an anthem for the grieving nation, and with the guidance of her talent manager (Jude Law), Celeste is transformed overnight into an international…

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  • Lux Æterna

    Lux Æterna

    ★★★★★

    A blissfully sardonic incantation of cinema that understands the process of artistic development as a self-sacrificial form of religion and exercises that very theory through burgeoning chaos to reach an ultimate state of spiritual purification and/or enlightenment. 

    God damn brilliant.

  • Class Trip

    Class Trip

    ★★½

    Interesting concept, flimsy execution. It was probably edgy for its time, but if something like this can win the Jury Prize at Cannes, so could an episode of Sesame Street, all you’d need to do is make it French and add guns.

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  • Chernobyl

    Chernobyl

    ★★★★★

    Nerve-shredding, well-paced and grimly told; Chernobyl is by far the greatest dramatization of human error ever produced for television, emphasising that the toxicity of humanity is just as destructive as the deadly fumes of nuclear energy. This is truly terrifying stuff.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★½

    Inception on crack.