drama

By the Grace of God Review

By the Grace of God, the latest work from French auteur François Ozon, is both a scathing commentary and a tale of bravery and compassion set against the backdrop of abuse in the Catholic church.

The Souvenir Review

It is easy to see why Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir connected with many critics when it premiered at Sundance earlier this year, but will this semi-autobiographical tale of privilege and addiction connect with viewers or leave them cold?

Rocketman Review

ThatShelf.com Managing Editor Jason Gorber shares his thoughts on Dexter Fletcher's highly anticipated Elton John biopic Rocketman – starring Taron Egerton and Richard Madden!

Tolkien Review: The Real Lord of the Rings

Tom of Finland director Dome Karukoski returns with another biopic about an influential creative mind, this time turning his sights to famed Lord of the Rings writer J. R. R. Tolkien. Does the film do justice to the man or is it more focused on his legendary work?

The Hummingbird Project Review

Director Kim Nguyen's The Hummingbird Project is a post-financial crisis thriller where success or failure literally hinge on milliseconds. But does a strong premise and two great leads mean a bear market or a bull market?

Ash Is Purest White Review

Jia Zhangke’s sprawling tale of love, ego and societal change in modern China is an entrancing look at how the cycles we often find ourselves in are just part of the universe’s design.

The Aftermath Review

The predicament of how allies and rivals repair fresh wounds fuels the striking post-war drama The Aftermath starring Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, and Alexander Skarsgård.