Film reviews

Voy! Voy! Voy! review: A laugh-out-loud comedy that reveals a more serious social reality
The film had its UAE premiere on Monday in Dubai
September 22, 2023, 6:02 PM
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial review: William Friedkin's glorious swansong
The Exorcist director's final film explores the thin line between good and evil
September 08, 2023, 6:02 PM
Jawan review: Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara weave cultures with cinematic magic
Bollywood's seemingly unstoppable King Khan meets South India in this zippy and entertaining action thriller
Film & TV
September 07, 2023, 10:55 AM
Aggro Dr1ft review: A sickening sensory overload that's like a B-side to Spring Breakers
Shot entirely in infrared, the first of three assassin movies at the Venice Film Festival is all style and no substance
Film & TV
September 05, 2023, 2:02 PM
Blue Beetle review: A superhero film that is as full of fun as it is heart
Directed by Angel Manuel Soto, the latest film from the DC cinematic universe stars Xolo Mariduena as the titular hero
Film & TV
August 25, 2023, 8:57 AM
Barbie review: Important, funny and definitely worth all the hype
Greta Gerwig's self-aware comedy will make you laugh and think in equal measure
Film & TV
August 09, 2023, 2:02 PM
Gran Turismo review: Racing film loses steam despite inspiring true story
Neill Blomkamp drama stars Orlando Bloom, David Harbour and Archie Madekwe as a gamer-turned-racer
Film & TV
August 08, 2023, 1:01 PM
The Secret Kingdom review: Visually rich family film relies on not-so-secret tropes
Aimed more at children than adults, the fantasy film will please fans of Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia
August 04, 2023, 6:02 PM
Meg 2: The Trench review - oversized shark flick moves fast but lacks bite
What seems like a winning formula on paper doesn't quite come together
Film & TV
August 03, 2023, 7:01 PM
Bawaal review: Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor's preachy film is a snoozefest
Nitesh Tiwari drama fails to find its identity or purpose in this muddling tale
Film & TV
July 20, 2023, 6:31 PM
Oppenheimer film review: Atomic epic could finally win Christopher Nolan his Oscar
Everything about the film screams 'epic', from its subject matter to the A-list cast and three-hour run time
Film & TV
July 19, 2023, 4:01 PM
Bird Box Barcelona lacks vision that made first film so successful
Despite moments of brilliance, the latest version of the post-apocalyptic horror is far from a worthy successor
Film & TV
July 10, 2023, 7:57 AM
Joy Ride review: Hilarious film tells touching tale of friendship and identity
Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Sabrina Wu and Stephanie Hsu shine as the four friends who go on a trip to China in Adele Lim's feature film debut
Film & TV
July 07, 2023, 8:36 AM
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is the most epic of the franchise yet
The film is replete with high-octane scenes that pay homage to earlier releases
Arts & Culture
July 07, 2023, 7:58 AM
Stan Lee review: Documentary offers up an intriguing history lesson for comic book fans
David Gelb's film is an intimate look at the life of the pop culture pioneer
Film & TV
June 16, 2023, 7:01 AM
Kandahar review: It's not a great film but at least it doesn't caricature its subjects
Director Ric Roman Waugh offers a thrilling action movie that avoids the usual tropes and misrepresentation, despite its Hollywood predictability
May 26, 2023, 6:02 PM
The Little Mermaid review: Disney's live-action film is mediocre at best
From nonsensical plot holes to bad visual effects this Disney Classic could have been much better
Film & TV
May 22, 2023, 2:47 PM
Love Again review: Priyanka Chopra's romantic comedy is devoid of laughs
Actress's latest film places too many hurdles in its own way
May 19, 2023, 6:02 PM
Fast X review: Jason Momoa stands out in ridiculous but fun crowd pleaser
Aquaman star revels in his role as a vengeful Dante Reyes despite the film's predictable plot
Film & TV
May 17, 2023, 8:02 PM
Cannes review: Tiger Stripes is an ambitious drama that could be a roaring success
The small-budget Malaysian feature mixes issues around puberty and bullying with mythology and culture
Film & TV
May 17, 2023, 11:19 AM