Men in Black: International


· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


If the preview I saw of Men in Black: International was a Sydney Film Festival (SFF) film rather than just showing at the same time as the SFF, people would have walked out on it.

Red Joan


· Tuesday, June 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Red Joan is probably the least thrilling spy film ever made.



· Thursday, April 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Twenty-four hours after seeing Destroyer and I’m still trying to work out if casting Nicole Kidman as Erin Bell was an act of genius or a mistake.

Stan & Ollie


· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are regarded as the greatest comedy partnership in movie history, yet Stan & Ollie isn’t particularly funny.

Film – The Favourite and Vice


· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Apart from the fact both films are nominated for the Oscars there’s little they have in common, apart from the hours spent in their make-up departments.

Film – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs


· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 


The attraction of the Coen brothers has always been their embracing of the surreal and their depiction of extreme characters on the edge of society.

Film – Venom


· Monday, November 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Venom, a movie so bad that two weeks later I’m struggling to remember almost anything about it.

Diverse contributions of women in the Australian music industry


· Tuesday, November 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Sydney premier of film unveiling experiences of women in the Australian music industry.

Film – Juliet, Naked


· Monday, September 17, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Juliet, Naked is no Monty Python. There’s nothing surreal here – indeed it’s all very real. With few belly laughs but many chuckles, Juliet, Naked is impossible to dislike but hard to love.

Film – The Insult


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · 1 Comment 


Alas, there’s no denying that The Insult is a superb film. Lebanese personal, religious and political relationships all collide to tell what, on face value, is a simple…