The Night has power, its unyieldingly disquieting unease a beauteous descent into a pitch-black psychological abyss from which there may be no escape.
For a film obsessed with nailing every minute detail, it’s those small missteps that make The Little Things a vexing conundrum.
While I’m sure many will miss the mutant hillbilly cannibals of the previous series, for my money this Virginia-set Wrong Turn is the superior backwoods sojourn into mayhem and madness.
The Marksman is a ponderous slog of a tale that rarely achieves anything close to a lasting impact.
While No Man’s Land’s finale is hardly original or unexpected, it still carries a fair amount of emotional weight that stopped my heart cold right at the very moment it was supposed to.
The three performances from Affleck, Segel and Johnson are ultimately what make Our Friend worthwhile.
Skyfire is a fast-paced disaster yarn overflowing in narrow escapes, sudden deaths and an overabundance of visual pyrotechnics.
Kirby’s magnificence alone makes Pieces of a Woman worthy of a look.
Douglas Trumball’s Silent Running is a flawed classic, but that still makes it a classic.