You never know quite where you stand watching a Mission: Impossible film, but with Christopher McQuarrie’s sixth instalment, you know where you’ll sit: right on the edge of your seat.
What might have been a B-movie guilty pleasure instead feels like an arrangement of humdrum bits from other, better films
With Incredibles 2, writer and director Brad Bird has returned to deliver a sequel that doesn’t build on the first film so much as painstakingly remake it
Mary Shelley is an unconventional and inconsistent film, and Haifaa al-Mansour is an unconventional and inconsistent choice to direct it
Emmet Kirwan’s chippy charisma and blabbermouth energy does much to patch over the gaps in Dublin Oldschool's wandering story
Directed by Aoife McArdle
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Told with an energising combination of verve and artfulness, Hereditary could never be entirely new, but it is uncommonly effective, with the goosebumps lingering long after the closing credits.
Part rollercoaster dinosaur adventure, part claustrophobic haunted-house horror, Fallen Kingdom is an odd experiment
John Maguire casts his eye over the comedies, thrillers and arthouse flicks that will be competing for cinemagoers’ eyeballs this summer
Welcome to the Desplechin Cinematic Universe: an interlocking chain of seven films from twinkling Gallic trickster Arnaud Desplechin, in which Mathieu Amalric plays a variation on the same character
Solo is a standalone origin story for Star Wars' most charismatic character; smuggler, spaceship pilot and the epitome of galactic insouciance
Deadpool 2: Directed by David Leitch, Nationwide, 16 Rating: **
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A tiresomely slapdash, lifeless muddle, somehow, How to Talk to Girls at Parties makes punk rock sex aliens boring
Lean On Pete charts the coming of age of an abandoned teenage boy as he forms a relationship with an ageing racehorse
This film belongs to Jessie Buckley, who is fully immersed in her character’s psychology in ways that drag you along behind her, gasping