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‘House of the Dragon’: ‘A Son for a Son’ Review and Recap: The Dance Begins

The long-awaited return to the world of Westeros is finally here with the premiere of HBO’s House of the Dragon Season 2.

‘Doctor Who’ Series 1 Review: A Fresh But Flawed Adventure

Ncuti Gatwa’s first full season as the titular Doctor Who has just wrapped and its certainly something special. Find out more inside.

‘Despicable Me 4’ Review: Just As Despicable But Not 4 Me

Illumination’s latest shows the return to the world of the Minions but Despicable Me 4 fails to set itself apart from its predecessors. 

‘Inside Out 2’ Review: An Emotion-al Journey

Pixar’s latest is a return to form, but is this sequel better than the original? Find out below in our review of Inside Out 2. 

’Young Woman and the Sea’ Review: A Long Swim to Awards Season

Can Daisy Ridley swim her way to Oscar stardom in ‘Young Woman and the Sea’? Read our review to find out.

‘The Boys’ Season 4 Review: A Gyrating Season Skittering Out of Control

The Boys are back for the fourth season, with a nimbler and not-so-subtle political satire, yet a stronger story and well realised characters.

‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ Review: Overstimulating But Underwhelming

Bad Boys: Ride or Die is a mixed bag. While there is fun to be had watching all the action sequences, the story never felt quite there. Read our review.

‘Ultraman: Rising’ Review: Spectacle With Substance

Netflix’s next film, Ultraman: Rising, is a tale that lends itself to spectacle and substance, with some of the year’s most innovative animation.

‘The Acolyte’ Premiere Review: A Much Needed Fresh Start

After years of projects stuck in the confines of the Skywalker Saga, Disney has finally broken free and released The Acolyte; Read our review.

I Rewatched Every ‘Spider-Man’ Film In Theaters, Here’s How I Rank Them Now

I attended every “Spider Monday” for the past 8 weeks. Here is how I now rank every live-action film in the ‘Spider-Man’ franchise.

‘Cuckoo’ Review: A Movie That Earns Its Title

Tilman Singer’s 2024 film, Cuckoo, has so many aspects on paper that most would expect to ruin the movie, yet it made the experience more enjoyable.

‘Hit Man’ Review: A Whimsical Romp about Brutal Murder for Hire

After a nearly year-long wait, Richard Linklater’s darkly hilarious hitman dramedy, aptly titled Hit Man, is finally upon us and it’s phenomenal. Easily one of my favorites of the year and another masterpiece under Linklater’s belt whose filmography is littered…

‘The Sympathizer’ Review: HBO’s Glorious Return To Form

The duality of the narrator, torn between discretion and compassion towards his ideology drives the narrative of The Sympathizer.

‘Eric’ Review: Tense, Gritty And Hopeful

Netflix has had a thrilling year with shows, such as rating juggernauts Baby Reindeer and Ripley. Now, Eric is looking to join the roster.