Breaking In Casts Union as Bad-Ass Momma Bear
Capsule Movie Review: Breaking In
Gabrielle Union plays a mother embracing her grizzly side as she makes a desperate bid to free her two children from armed kidnappers in James McTiegue’s latest round of high velocity action.
Bad Samaritan Owes a Big Debt to Antonioni
Capsule Review: Bad Samaritan
Dean Devlin, the producer behind Independence Day, steals a page from the indie playbook with a hackneyed story about a young photographer who accidentally captures a sex crime through his lens in this baby Blow Up.
Beirut Blows Up Jon Hamm
Movie Review: Beirut
The star of Mad Men brokers his movie star stubble and complex male charms in Beirut, a big-screen thriller where human drama is perpetually pushed out of the frame by the bulldozer of political urgency.
Unsane Gets Under the Membrane
Movie review: Unsane
Steven Soderbergh brings a fisheye lens and a personality experiment to a thriller set in a psychiatric centre, where Claire Foy checks her crown for a hospital gown as Sawyer Valentini, an unwilling patient who believes her stalker is to blame.
Red Sparrow Flutters, Flaps, Finally Flies
Movie Review: Red Sparrow
Jennifer Lawrence has trouble with a Slavic accent, but she nails the emotional conflict and physicality of a ballet dancer turned sex spy in Francis Lawrence's Cold War thriller that feels like a return to the good old bad days
Inferno: To Hell and Back
Movie review: Inferno
Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones get lost in a sea of attractive scenery and classical references in Ron Howard's decryption of Dante's Divine Comedy
Anthropoid ignores war movie expectations
Movie review: Anthropoid
Sean Ellis's Second World War thriller about the real-life assassination attempt on Nazi henchman Reinhard Heydrich adopts a slightly random, and disarmingly intimate approach to both heroism and history
The 9th Life of Louis Drax maxes out mood
Movie review: The 9th Life of Louis Drax
Alexandre Aja's background in horror brings a dark edge to the story of a little boy who falls off a cliff, lands in a coma and narrates a mysterious tale from hospital bed limbo
The Gift you weren’t expecting
Aussie actor Joel Edgerton creates a kooky mixture of thoughtful psychodrama and cheesy horror in this interesting examination of the ghosts that haunt us from high school