Ready Player One Lacks Game
Movie review: Ready Player One
Steven Spielberg may use computer-generated images better than anyone, but he lacks the metaphysical depth to question the essential difference between reality and artifice, turning this young adult version of The Matrix into a meaningless date with the future.
Dunkirk Doesn’t Work
Movie Review: Dunkirk
Christopher Nolan's war movie about the 'miracle' at Dunkirk fights itself on the beaches, in the air and on the seas; it never surrenders a strand of storyline in its desire to go big.
The Last Word chokes on phoney tone
Movie review: The Last Word
Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried chew through some overcooked dialogue and brittle character details to masticate the most out of a forced dynamic between a control freak facing the final chapter and a cynical obituary writer
What’s The BFG? Spielberg and Rylance reunite for kid romp
Movie review: The BFG
Steven Spielberg brings Roald Dahl's story of a little girl and a vegetarian giant to the big screen with gorgeous visuals and a sentimental streak, but a somewhat jumbled storyline that leaks emotion and suspense