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How to Please a Woman review: sex work comedy with ups and downs

Set in Western Australia, Renee Webster's debut feature film celebrates the humanity and dignity of everyone involved.

A searing pain from the past cuts deep into the present. Image: Fan Force.

Little Tornadoes review: Christos Tsiolkas co-writes a rewarding film

Aaron Wilson’s emotionally complex feature explores the long shadow of war in 1970s Australia.


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness review: nearly magic

Director Sam Raimi leads Benedict Cumberbatch and other actors through a Marvel film with a number of marvellous moments.


The Drover's Wife review: a terrific Outback Western

Writer-director Leah Purcell casts fresh eyes on the dangers a woman alone might face in nineteenth-century colonial Australia.


Downton Abbey: A New Era review: this feels like a farewell tour

Beautiful interiors, romantic intrigue, endless rituals of dinners, parties and balls – nothing lasts forever ...

Easy answers give way to complicated and confronting questions. Image: A24.

After Yang review: a remarkable vision of humanity

American-based filmmaker Kogonada (Columbus) spins a fascinating take on an age-old obsession in this beautifully melancholic film.


The Northman review: a monumental achievement

A marvellously menacing rite of passage, The Northman is not to be missed.

It's adventure time. Image: Paramount Pictures.

The Lost City review: it runs on charisma and fun

The film is at its best when it gives Sandra Bullock's Loretta – and by extension us – permission to…

Michelle Yeoh cements her reputation as a living legend. Image: Roadshow.

Everything Everywhere All at Once review: bonkers but brilliant

If you’ve somehow snoozed on Michelle Yeoh’s career, this demented and hugely enjoyable film is a great place to start.


Morbius review: going for bust with blood lust

Short, fast-paced, focused almost entirely on its big-name lead – how does Sony's latest superhero film stack up?

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