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What’s New & What You May Have Missed

Don’t trust any one person who claims they’re on top of all the new movies and TV series hitting theatres and streaming services. To make life easier, the team at That Shelf will pool their collective knowledge, and chime in with the latest – and straight up late – additions to the pop culture conversation.

The Finest Hours Review

One of the greatest rescues in the U.S. Coast Guard's history is given the Disney treatment for The Finest Hours, read our review to find out if the Chris Pine-led vehicle sinks or swims.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Review

It’s tough to tell if hardcore fans of Jack Ryan will be delighted or disgusted when it comes to Kenneth Branagh’s reboot of Tom Clancy’s beloved spy. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit has some decent moments or action and a solid lead in Chris Pine, but it’s far too inconsistent and formulaic to be a good film.

Star Trek Into Darkness Fan Review

Alex James is baffled as to why so many people seemed so opposed to the new direction J.J. Abrams has decided to take in his Trek films - and boy oh boy, are they ever opposed. This piece isn't so much a review of Star Trek: Into Darkness as a critical defense of ideas in an era dominated by safe choices.