“Sexual flings sprinkle a narrative principally about domestic moments – moving out of the apartment, selling the apartment, little daily habits”... all in a movie that gets 4.5 stars from reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Here’s an outer-space movie free of battles, monsters or other law-breaking events. That’s a brave endeavour. Sadly, it’s not very entertaining, writes film reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie, “The Third Wife”.
“'Parasite' led me to laugh outright in a cinema more often than in a long while," writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"You are entitled to expect a good experience when Danny Boyle’s name appears on a film’s masthead as director. When Richard Curtis’ name appears on the next line in the credits as writer, expectations soar even further." Reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD'S at "Yesterday".
"We wonder how Claire can possibly know the day that she’s going to die and can’t imagine exactly how it will come about," writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD after seeing the new movie 'Claire Darling'.
"Biased toward happy-ever-after, the 'Toy Story' series is being made for a target child audience conditioned by what some might call the pernicious influence of TV," writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"Men in Black: International" is a genuinely funny movie in both the ha-ha and the peculiar senses of that word, says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Finnish director Dome Karukoski's first English-language film is an affectionate homage to the man who gave hobbits to the world’s readers and moviegoers, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
From Scotland comes a film about self-discovery, determination and musical talent, set in Glasgow with a brief excursion to Nashville, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"After 114 minutes of 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix', I couldn’t contain myself: 'What a load of crap'." And so brave film reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD sets himself up for the predictable response.
DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews "My Big Gay Italian Wedding", a gentle, moderately humorous Italian-language movie.
“Red Joan” bears scant resemblance to any other English-language film about espionage. Its pace is unhurried and it’s moderately entertaining, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Curious movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD comes to a surprise conclusion about the Elton John bio-pic "Rocketman".
“Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion” is the second movie that was not written by the original team of Goscinny (words) and Uderzo (illustrations). It shows, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Australian documentarist Damon Gameau made "2040" to show his four-year-old daughter Zoe how her life might be at age 25 by suggesting how technologies available in 2019 might help humankind avoid extinction. DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the film.
Some commentators describe "Brightburn" as “a radical new genre: super-hero horror”. Reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD is unimpressed.
Movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD enjoys "The Heiresses".
"Peterloo" is not It’s not populist cinema. It’s cinema craft of a high order, especially in its staging of a day the legacy of which most of the world’s countries now enjoy, says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"The pace is leisurely. The emotional values are gently powerful (if that makes sense). It’s unlikely to lift your spirits but its purpose is more worthy than that." DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie "Little Woods".