the bfg

THE BFG (2016)

A girl named Sophie encounters a giant who, despite his intimidating size, turns out to be a kindhearted soul shunned by other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.

anomalisa

ANOMALISA (2015)

A man, crippled by the mundanity of his life, experiences something out of the ordinary in this stop-motion animation from Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson…

the secret life of pets

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (2016)

It’s no overstatement to say that Illumination Entertainment owes its success to the Despicable Me films, with its incoherent but popular spin-off Minions also achieving financial…

the nice guys

THE NICE GUYS (2016)

Shane Black’s The Nice Guys harks back to the buddy movies of yesteryear, and is sure to remind audiences of his tremendous 2005 directorial debut…

GREEN ROOM (2015)

Green Room doesn’t mess around. Clocking in at a lean 94-minutes, this riveting and claustrophobic thriller doesn’t waste time and shows that writer-director Jeremy Saulnier…

the jungle book 2016

THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)

It’s easy to condemn Disney for adapting its animations into live-action, as it seems like a creatively bankrupt endeavour, but the success of 2015’s Cinderella…

ZOOTROPOLIS (2016)

Even if you disregard the relatively consistent quality of its Pixar co-productions, Disney itself has been on a hot streak with animated features over the…

kung fu panda 3

KUNG FU PANDA 3 (2016)

Whether or not this is the farewell for this under-appreciated animated series is uncertain, but Kung Fu Panda 3 provides a conclusive finale that brings…