Movie Reviews Editor's Picks tagged Mystery

  • Midsommar Review

    Just as the sun rarely sets in this place, Midsommar wears its audience down like they’ve been strapped under a giant heat lamp.

    Just as the sun rarely sets in this place, Midsommar wears its audience down like they’ve been strapped under a giant heat lamp.
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  • Happy Death Day 2U Review

    Just when it looks like Happy Death Day 2U may run the risk of literally repeating itself, the screenplay flips the formula on its head and takes us to uncharted territory.

    Just when it looks like Happy Death Day 2U may run the risk of literally repeating itself, the screenplay flips the formula on its head and takes us to uncharted territory.
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  • Mother! Review

    In cinema one of the most engaging of elements is a filmmakers ability to provoke, to entice conversation, and have several likeminded people find themselves miles apart in their own interpretation of art, how we can all watch the same thing and…

    In cinema one of the most engaging of elements is a filmmakers ability to provoke, to entice conversation, and have several likeminded people find themselves miles apart in their own interpretation of art, how we can all watch the same thing and yet each seem to watch something so different to the next. In that regard, Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is an astounding triumph, as a feature we can all attempt to decipher and deconstruct and yet seemingly get no closer to being ‘right ‘ for where…
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  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review (Toronto International Film Festival)

    There is a torturous, biting audio that surrounds Yorgos Lanthimos latest surreal picture, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. It drones on from scene to scene, sometimes leaving completely, but lurking alongside the visual, ready to add that piercing…

    There is a torturous, biting audio that surrounds Yorgos Lanthimos latest surreal picture, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. It drones on from scene to scene, sometimes leaving completely, but lurking alongside the visual, ready to add that piercing sonic climax.

    We follow cardiologist Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell in full black comedy form, wearing a survivalist beard) as he navigates life or death karma in the form of deranged teenager, Martin (Barry Keoghan). He’s polite and friendly…
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Movie Reviews tagged Mystery

  • Blonde Review

    At nearly three hours, Blonde can be familiar, but de Armas’ performance is one of a kind.

    At nearly three hours, Blonde can be familiar, but de Armas’ performance is one of a kind.
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  • Pearl Review

    Although visually quite different, Pearl and X are thematically intertwined.

    Although visually quite different, Pearl and X are thematically intertwined.
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  • See How They Run Review

    Like Knives Out, See How They Run plays with the conventions of the murder mystery genre, but it takes a more meta approach.

    Like Knives Out, See How They Run plays with the conventions of the murder mystery genre, but it takes a more meta approach.
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  • Don't Worry Darling Review

    Don’t Worry Darling is a commendable picture. It could’ve been a great one, however.

    Don’t Worry Darling is a commendable picture. It could’ve been a great one, however.
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