North America reviews



'Ladyworld': London Review

Amanda Kramer’s debut traps eight girls in a house as the world caves in around them

Hunter Killer

'Hunter Killer': Review

Gerald Butler and Gary Oldman unite to save the world

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'Halloween': Review

David Gordon Green reboots (kind off) the long-running horror franchise.

Richard Says Goodbye IM Global

'Richard Says Goodbye': Zurich Review

Johnny Depp plays an English professor who receives a fatal diagnosis


'Firecrackers': Zurich Film Festival

Crackling all-female debut set in a one-trailer-park Canadian town

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'Venom': Review

Tom Hardy takes the lead in this Sony-distributed Marvel super-villain drama


'Belmonte': San Sebastian Review

A portrait of an artist in Montevideo, directed by Federico Veiroj

The Man Who Feels No Pain

'The Man Who Feels No Pain': Toronto Review

Indian Midnight Madness winner fights through on charm and cheesy melodrama

Bad Times At The El Royale

'Bad Times At The El Royale': Review

Seven strangers meet at a faded motel in Drew Goddard’s follow-up to The Cabin In The Woods


'mid90s': Toronto Review

Jonah Hill is writer/director of this impressive rites-of-passage first feature

The Chambermaid

'The Chambermaid': San Sebastian Review

This debut from former actress Lila Avilés marks her out as a name to watch

The Hate U Give

'The Hate U Give': Review

Amandla Stenberg impresses in this adaptation of the award-winning YA novel by Angie Thomas

Assassination Nation

'Assassination Nation': Review

Teen girls face violent persecution in this audacious updating of the Salem witch trials


'Smallfoot': Review

A yeti attempts to prove the existence of humans in Warner Bros’ latest animation

The House With A Clock In Its Walls

'The House With A Clock In Its Walls': Review

Jack Black and Cate Blanchett head up Eli Roth’s adaptation of the fantasy novel

Johnny English Strikes Again

'Johnny English Strikes Again': Review

Rowan Atkinson returns as the hapless secret agent in the third outing for this tired franchise

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'A Private War': Toronto Review

The life and death of Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin.

Hold The Dark

'Hold The Dark': Toronto Review

Jeremy Saulnier’s latest sees a young boy disappear in the Alaska wilderness

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'Green Book': Toronto Review

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in the latest from Peter Farrelly

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'Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy' - Toronto Review

Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern power this dramatisation of literary fraud JT LeRoy.