Aquaman rejects any idea remotely original or interesting, and thus we get a film so full of cliches, that it could probably fill Mariana Trench.
The only crime here is that this film exists, and that you paid to watch it.
Does the technique overstate itself in a few scenes? Perhaps. But it's hard to deny that Alfonso Cuaron's Roma is a staggering achievement.
Watch A Star Is Born for the iconic taking-the-stage scene, the film soars at that moment. Everything is worth that scene, even the cringey lows.
Rima Das' Village Rockstars is a film about infinite hope.
Sit there and relax while watching the latest Mission Impossible film, because Tom Cruise will not let you down.
The biggest achievement of Guillermo del Toro's The Shape Of Water lies in its refusal to iron the wrinkles away.
Phantom Thread is a brilliantly-made film but I wish Daniel Day-Lewis's last character on screen left me with something more than a heart full of darkness.