Tag: ★★★1/2

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AFFFF review: Wùlu

Breathtaking West African thriller with political clout signals a new directorial talent. Ibrahim Koma is also excellent. Announcing a talent to watch, French-Malian director Daouda Coulibaly’s debut feature Wùlu, currently screening as part of this […]

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Review: Dancer

Sergei Polunin’s incredible aerial grace is the main drawcard in this straightforward doco. A fascinatingly complex character. A common thread in those thrust into the limelight far too young, be they a swimmer, singer or, […]

Review: Morgan

A wildly camp action ride championed by Kate Mara in fine action hero form and a snappy sense of comic timing. Fun. Morgan is not like Alex Garland’s Ex Machina. Whereas the Alicia Vikander-led movie […]

Review: Deepwater Horizon

A fiery fury of a film, Deepwater Horizon grips from pent-up pressure to hellish eruption. Spectacular. When the BP-leased exploratory drilling rig Deepwater Horizon erupted in a cataclysmic fireball on April 20, 2010, 11 people […]