Teodora Vásquez in “Fly So Far”. Photo: Sugar Rush Productions

Quick Take: FLY SO FAR

The film as a whole is straightforward and unremarkable, but the subject matter infuriating.


Max Harwood and Richard E. Grant in “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”. Photo: Amazon Prime Video

Quick Take: EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

The musical as a whole is a bit obvious and saccharine, but still slick and captivating.


“Earth: Muted”. Photo: Film and Tell

Quick Take: EARTH: MUTED

We learn pretty much nothing about the alarming issues behind and how we all could be affected.


Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in “Sherlock”. Photo: BBC

Review: SHERLOCK

Perhaps a tad convoluted and cold at times, the series remained compelling throughout its relatively short run.




John Howard Davies in “Oliver Twist”. Photo: Cineguild

Review: OLIVER TWIST

David Lean’s take on the Dickens classic remains the definitive adaptation, one that inspired subsequent interpretations.


Elsa Öhrn and Mustapha Aarab in “JJ+E”. Photo: Netflix

Quick Take: JJ+E

Formulaic, but attractively staged and scored, well attuned to younger audiences.


Timothée Chalamet in “Dune: Part One”. Photo: Warner

Quick Take: DUNE: PART ONE

Muscular, towering and grimly serious, the film has everything except genuine thrills and emotions.


Annabelle Wallis in “Malignant”. Photo: Warner

Quick Take: MALIGNANT

Absolutely ludicrous, but James Wan is clearly having a grand old time.