Steven Spielberg’s alien invasion epic offers a boldly personal take on a contemporary global crisis.
Guillermo del Toro choreographs a ballet with giants and offers one of cinema’s most beautiful definitions of love.
Laying siege to Earth’s most beloved locations, this is Roland Emmerich’s most perfect replica of the disaster flicks of the 1970s.
By Ethan Vestby
The Wachowskis’ pricy paean to juvenilia is a glorious multi-coloured folly which stands in stark contrast to its blockbuster brethren.
This tricksy, time-looping caper acts as a telling metaphor for the repeated resurgence of its leading man, Tom Cruise.
By Matt Thrift
The true greatness of James Cameron’s record-breaking space opera is not in its conception but its execution.
This TV spin-off kickstarted a conversation on diversity, while also saying that women could and should have the same rabid consumer rights as men.
By Adam Nayman
Director Martin Campbell does not get the respect he deserves for rehabilitating the Bond franchise not once, but twice.
By Ian Mantgani
In celebration of that rare beast – a battle-of-the-sexes fantasy rom-com that netted over $400 million at the box office.