Batman v Superman: Dawn of…Just This?

What the hell happened here? I went into Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice knowing not to expect the finest comic book story ever told, but I was not prepared for this, one of the most incoherent and baffling major Hollywood productions in recent memory. It simultaneously moves along at a frantic pace, not allowing anything to resonate, and yet…

10 Cloverfield Lane is a taut suspense-thriller (if you can ignore the awful title)

10 Cloverfield Lane is among the most exhilarating bottle movies ever made. Set almost entirely inside an underground bunker and featuring three characters, never once is there anything approaching a dull moment; Dan Trachtenberg propels us from setpiece to setpiece as if he’s directing an action blockbuster. A conversation over dinner becomes a pulse-pounding spectacle, with each word…

Disney tackles prejudice and discrimination in Zootopia, one of the studio’s finest films to date

No group should be stereotyped based on the actions of a few. That seems self-evident, but when a major candidate for president recommends we respond to isolated acts of terror by banning muslims from entering the country, it’s an idea that bears repeating. Disney thought so too, as their brilliant new film Zootopia tackles issues of racism, sexism, and xenophobia head…