Midnight Traveler

A bug-bear of this writer is how frequently the term “humanising” is rolled out to distinguish a film about marginalised people – as if, until ‘X’ film, it was widely…

A Hidden Life

“Live by the foma [harmless untruths] that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.” This is the epigraph that author Kurt Vonnegut uses to launch his 1963 masterpiece…

Bad Boys for Life

Detectives Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) were Bad Boys once. It was 25 years ago that a young buck director by the name of Michael Bay…

Waves

Trey Edward Shults makes claustrophobic family dramas of Shakespearian proportions – films that thrust difficult individuals bound by blood into confined spaces and allow chaos to reign. Spiky, discordant music…