Period Film

7.8

Fly Me to the Moon

… balances a retro approach to onscreen romance, and indeed the romance of literally shooting for the stars, with well-earned moments of introspection and poking at the emphasis placed on

Cobweb

… there are certainly laughs to be had. It’s just a shame that the final product leaves you as exhausted as its lead character.

Chevalier

… builds historical precedent up to a rousing crescendo, with incredible acting, an intoxicating soundtrack, and a script with an indelible understanding of living life as a social party trick

Unruly

The shocking historical background is engrossing enough to check this dour Scandinavian film, even if it proves to be more fascinating than the film itself, which contains a certain familiarity