FILM REVIEW: Moonlight

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

OUT IN THE UK: 17/2

The audience at the BFI preview screening we’re in bursts into a spontaneous round of applause at the end of this film but we were left wondering whether Moonlight is as good as the plaudits it has received.

  • Read on for reasons including why we don’t think Moonlight will win big at the Oscars

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Q&A: Denzel Washington and Fences review

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

OUT IN THE UK: 10/2

WHERE: National Theatre

WHEN: 8/2

Leads Denzel Washington and Viola Davis won Tonys in 2010 for their roles in August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play and the film, also directed by Washington, is up for four Oscars this month.

  • Read on for reasons including all the gossip from the Q&A

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FILM REVIEW: Hidden Figures

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

OUT IN THE UK: 17/2

When NASA chief Kevin Costner takes a baseball bat to a sign saying ‘Colored washroom’ at its US headquarters it’s a giddy, shooting-to-the-stars moment for the audience.

  • Read on for reasons including why this film is so timely right now

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