Kidman falls prey to bad hair daze in Destroyer
Movie review: Destroyer
By tugging at the fake-looking locks sported by Nicole Kidman in Karyn Kusama’s ode to L.A. Noir, our critic coughs up a tangled knot of endemic sexism, and a latent desire for a little more destruction from downer Destroyer.
Dog Days lifts a leg on Hollywood hydrant
Movie review: Dog Days
A fluffy version of Crash for canines features the lives and leashes of various Angelenos intertwining, without once pausing to smell its own assumptions.
Check In at Hotel Artemis and Visit Hell
Movie Review: Hotel Artemis
A decaying deco hotel set in a dystopian downtown Los Angeles creates a swirling backdrop for a random story of redemption anchored only by Jodie Foster’s persistent talent and Dave Bautista's hulking presence.
The Neon Demon proves an inert gas
Movie Review: The Neon Demon
Nicolas Winding Refn sinks his teeth into the skin deep world of modelling using vampire movie devices, a candy-coloured palette and Jena Malone as a predatory lesbian makeup artist -30-