Sci-Fi

The Suicide Squad

By Lillian Crawford

James Gunn doubles down on his crass brand of humour in this charmless, unfunny and facile franchise redo.

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Black Widow

By Fatima Sheriff

Scarlett Johansson’s super assassin finally gets a solo run out in this enjoyable adventure about messed up families.

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In the Earth

By Hannah Strong

Ben Wheatley goes back to basics in this understated yet supremely effective 21st century folk horror.

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A Quiet Place Part II

By David Jenkins

Silence is less than golden in this occasionally effective blockbuster sequel which trades horror for action.

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Godzilla vs King Kong

By Charles Bramesco

Two of cinema’s most iconic monsters square off in Adam Wingard’s underwhelming IP crossover.

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Little Fish

By Keli Williams

An amnesia-causing virus threatens a young couple, played by Olivia Cooke and Jack O’Connell.

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Bliss

By Charles Bramesco

Mike Cahill’s disastrous sci-fi parable sees Owen Wilson and Salma Hayek slip into a simulated realty.

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Wonder Woman 1984

By Hannah Strong

There’s plenty of pizzazz in Patty Jenkins’ DC sequel, but it lacks the charm and personality of its predecessor.

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Archenemy

By Anton Bitel

Joe Manganiello stars in this sort-of superhero origin story from director Adam Egypt Mortimer.

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The Midnight Sky

By Adam Woodward

George Clooney directs and stars in this drably conventional sci-fi drama about the power of human connection.

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Possessor

By Leila Latif

Brandon Cronenberg follows up his impressive debut Antiviral with a visceral slice of hallucinatory ultraviolence.

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Bill & Ted Face the Music

By Charles Bramesco

The Wyld Stallyns return after nearly three decades out of the saddle. The result could hardly be more excellent.

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Tenet

By Adam Woodward

A stoppable force meets an infinitely movable object in Christopher Nolan’s continuum-shattering sci-fi thriller.

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The Vast of Night

By Josh Slater-Williams

Andrew Patterson’s incredible debut feels like a spiritual successor to Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

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Vivarium

By Max Copeman

Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg become trapped in a suburban nightmare in this metaphor-laden domestic horror.

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Color Out of Space

By Kambole Campbell

Nicolas Cage encounters an unholy cosmic terror in director Richard Stanley’s HP Lovecraft adaptation.

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Little Joe

By David Jenkins

A botanist develops a revolutionary new plant in Jessica Hausner’s sci-fi tinged social parable.

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