Plunging to new Depps
Not even the normally reliable Johnny Depp emerges unscathed from this increasingly ludicrous sci-fi tech thriller.
Long-term Christopher Nolan collaborator Wally Pfister’s directorial bow takes itself too seriously and fails to make the most of its top cast.
The action is low key and story full of ideas above its station.
Tom Hardy in a cardigan driving a car for 85 minutes might not sound too thrilling but Steven Knight’s engrossing character study delivers twists and turns in spades.
The claustrophobic solo setting and terrific lead star help build tension to seat-grabbing levels.
Hardy continues to build an impressive, eclectic CV.
Even worse than the 1999 Disney version with dodgy Phil Collins tunes, this new animated take on the swinging jungle hero is a chore to sit through.
Kellan Lutz provides the computergenerated motion capture for the long-haired lead but he’s more strange looking than awe-inspiring.
Director and writer Reinhard Klooss takes the unwise decision to turn Tarzan into a glorified tree-hugger defending his territory against mean capitalists.
We don’t need real-life woes and environmental cautionary tales shoehorned into what should be an action and animal-packed adventure.
Some of the violence might be a little much for the little ones too.