REVIEW: The Emoji Movie (2017)

In Textopolis, the city within a smartphone home to all emojis, each emoji has only one distinct facial expression. Gene (Miller), the ‘Meh’ emoji, struggles to stick to his pre-ordained expression, however, and so teams up with the underused high-five emoji (Corden) and a codebreaker emoji called Jailbreak (Faris) on a quest to become a better Meh.

REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Two years after vengeful ape Koba (Toby Kebbell) led a violent siege upon mankind as part of a coup against Caesar (Serkis) in Dawn, the war for the planet continues. Any hopes of peaceful coexistence are shattered when a failed assassination attempt on the ape leader by a group of human soldiers, led by a ruthless Colonel (Harrelson), leaves numerous apes dead. Overcome with anger, guilt, and grief, Caesar embarks on a vengeful mission of his own.

REVIEW: The Big Sick (2017)

After being heckled by her at one of his shows, ambitious Chicago comedian, Kumail (Nanjiani) falls for zany Psychology grad student Emily (Kazan). Their romance is soon scuppered by cultural roadblocks and Kumail’s unwillingness to break tradition; however, when Emily is admitted to hospital with a life threatening illness, he is given an unexpected shot to redeem himself.

REVIEW: Dunkirk (2017)

As Nazis push the Allied forces back to the confinements of the Northern French coastline, the British army struggle with the approaching threat from mainland Europe, and the dwindling probability of making it back across the Channel alive. Their only hope of salvation comes in the form of a couple of brave RAF pilots, several plucky fishing boat owners from the shores of Blighty, and that survival-shaped impulse that exists within every soldier.

REVIEW: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Still reeling from his airport encounter with the Avengers in Civil War, Peter Parker (Holland) is desperate to show Tony Stark (Downey Jr.) that he has what it takes to become a member of the famous superhero team. In his search for acceptance, and his own excitement, his path crosses that of arms dealer the Vulture (Keaton), whose alien-tech integrated artillery poses a significant threat to the people of New York, and ATMs everywhere...

REVIEW: A Man Called Ove (2017)

Six months after losing his beloved wife Sonja (Engvoll) to cancer, 59-year old Ove Lindahl (Lassgård) wants to end it all and join her in the afterlife. His various attempts to do so, however, are constantly thwarted by the inconvenience of his neighbours and flashbacks to his younger, happier days.

REVIEW: Okja (2017)

After being raised in rural South Korea for 10 years by a young girl named Mija (Seo-Hyun) and her grandfather (Byun Hee-bong), Okja, a genetically-modified ‘superpig’, is taken back to New York for a public event hosted by Okja’s creators, the Mirando Cooperation, spearheaded by CEO Lucy Mirando (Swinton). Mija has other ideas and, with the aid of an underground animal welfare group, a daring rescue mission ensues.