This tribute is many expected things: funny, insightful, endearing, bittersweet. For fans of Heath Ledger, it’s a little glimpse into his world, and truthfully, we don’t get too deep into it. But that privacy is intriguing to process in light of this documentary and has a fascinating resonance to Ledger’s legacy as an actor. Spoilers ahead.
Ben Wheatley’s newest incredibly dark satire is a no holds barred commentary on the consequences of useless gun violence in films. It holds up much better in comparison to his more nihilistic approach to modernity in High-Rise (2015), instead seeming rather sobering than actively hopeless and futile. Spoilers to follow.
In an explosive comeback, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 reunites everyone’s favourite “a-holes”, crass and vicious as ever – perhaps even more so. Amped up by intensely vibrant, gorgeous cinematography and possibly an even better soundtrack, it’s a wonderful introduction to 2017’s superhero season.