❉ If you’re a fan of Burt Reynolds’ work, this little gem will remind you why he was such a dominating box-office force for so many years, writes Nick Clement.
❉ Does this Scandi-noir thriller live up the promise of its intriguing premise? Iain MacLeod pines for the fjords.
❉ Jon Arnold on the not-so-jolly green giant’s TV movie trilogy, the first small steps towards a Marvel cinematic universe.
❉ Glen McCulla waxes lyrical on master of illusion Georges Méliès and the origins of cinema.
❉ This black and white Portuguese horror is a game of two halves, Iain MacLeod finds.
❉ Writer/director Robert D. Kryzowski and a seriously great Sam Elliott deliver one of the year’s best and most pleasant surprises!
❉ Drew Pearce’s directorial debut marshals great performances from what could be an intimidating cast and the pace never flags, writes Iain MacLeod.
❉ O’Connell writes with wit and repartee on the influence of “George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, a shark, two motherships, some gremlins, ghostbusters and a man of steel”.
❉ Does Rob Brydon’s new comedy sink or swim? Ben Peyton delivers his verdict.
❉ How does the fantasy drama based on the comic by Joe Kelly and J. M. Ken Nimura fare on screen?