Films starring Naomi Watts


By Maria Nae

Daisy Ridley stars in this bold but ultimately confused melodramatic update of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’.



By Glenn Heath Jr

Race and privilege come under the microscope in director Julius Onah’s thought-provoking drama.


The Glass Castle

By Emily Bray

Director and star of the delightful Short Term 12 return with an underwhelming epic of intergenerational family discord.


The Book of Henry

By David Jenkins

The director of Jurassic World skids off the rails in this bafflingly misguided kiddie revenge fantasia.



By David Davidson

A grief-stricken Jake Gyllenhaal is the shining light in this middling drama from director Jean-Marc Vallée.


While We’re Young

By Adam Woodward

Generational drift and the scourge of hipsterism are examined in Noah Baumbach’s bittersweet comedy of manners.

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St Vincent

By David Jenkins

Bill Murray plays Scrooge (again) in this sunny, (mildly) funny paean to the meaning of modern sainthood.


You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

By James King

Like many of Allen’s recent outings, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger feels surprisingly slapdash.


Funny Games

By Matt Bochenski

Michael Haneke’s latest is an attack on everything you think you know about cinema. It’s a brutal beating.


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