Thirty-something Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger) is now 40-something and despite two earlier movies ending with her paired with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), Bridget Jones’s Baby (Rialto and Reading)...
In these confusing and restless times, you wouldn’t blame most people for wanting to break free of the trappings of modern consumer culture and live life completely off the grid.
Dragons have always been low on my list of mythical creatures it would be cool to hang out with but after seeing Pete’s Dragon (Rialto and Readings), I had to change my mind.
This unofficial biography is a respectful and fascinating look at the life of Nina Simone.
If you ever thought Toy Story could have been improved with the addition of a few good dick jokes, then Sausage Party might be right up your alley.
The Office ended on such a perfect note in 2003 that this new revisiting of the David Brent character runs the real risk of tarnishing the show’s reputation, says reviewer Jeremy Quinn.
Richie McCaw shares a little of his mana with us in this extraordinary film, says Christine Powley.
One of the most terrifying moments in Green Room comes just 15 minutes in, when punk outfit The Ain’t Rights, the heroes of our story, provocatively belt out a cover of the Dead Kennedys’ classic,...
Amy (Mila Kunis) had her first child when she was 20 and she has been running late ever since because Amy has a bad case of "I am going to be perfect even if it kills me".
I was a bit worried about Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (Rialto and Readings) because it had the terrible possibility of coming across as an extended cast reunion party that they just happened to...
My memory of 2010's Alice in Wonderland was that it was a bombastic mess, redeemed only by some clever performances.
Opening on the six-month anniversary of the November 2015 Paris attacks, and little more than a year since the Charlie Hebdo shootings, this terrorist-themed thriller has resonance that could not have been planned to such a degree when it was filmed in late 2014.
Anyone suffering from superhero fatigue is unlikely to be released from their stupor by this new instalment in the never-ending Marvel Cinematic Universe, although compared to a certain other similarly themed comic book blockbuster of recent months, Captain America: Civil War is at least a good deal of fun, even if it does sometimes feel like a placeholder for a bigger story.
The internet can be a dangerous thing. I knew of Florence Foster Jenkins, but I did not know about her until I typed her name into a search engine.
Clearly influenced by Waltz with Bashir, the 2008 animated documentary that scrutinised the 1982 Lebanon War, 25 April (Rialto) is a noble attempt to apply a comparable graphic novel-inspired treatment to the New Zealand involvement in the Gallipoli campaign.
Family-friendly feel-good sports movies are a bit thin on the ground right now so it is not surprising that the producers of Eddie the Eagle (Rialto and Readings) had to cast their minds back to more innocent times for their story.
By any standards Melissa McCarthy had a very successful television career: she played a popular character in the Gilmore Girls and is Molly of Mike & Molly fame.
After December's end-of-year Hollywood awards season blitz, January can often feel like a bit of a dumping ground for those releases not deemed worthy of award consideration, or indeed, competitive enough in the marketplace for a big holiday blockbuster opening.
In The Maze Runner, teenage boys kept being put into a hostile maze environment and tested for some quasi-scientific reason.
Every now and then a film will come along that is precocious, unashamedly self-aware and a little too cool for school.