Film

Film – The Wall

 

· Sunday, August 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

If The Wall were a play it would be a great play. I tend to prefer movies.

Film – Baby Driver

 

· Sunday, August 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Baby Driver just knows how cool it is.

Film Review – Colossal

 

· Wednesday, May 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Probably one Anne Hathaway regrets.

Film – Life

 

· Wednesday, April 5, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The emailed flyer from the distributors of Life asked that reviewers “refrain from revealing spoilers or plot points”.

Video – U & Me

 

· Monday, April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Harmony Day dawned grey this year – and rightly so. In the past 12 months, a rising tide of nationalism swept the Western world, and we have found that Australia is not immune.

Film – Hidden Figures and Moonlight

 

· Friday, March 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The appearance of three African-American tales up for best picture at the Academy Awards this year (Hidden Figures, Moonlight, and Fences) is welcome and curious.

Film – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

 

· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

It’s hard to criticise Rogue One because where it fails in terms of ridiculous aliens, clunky dialogue and absurd plot devices (the floppy disk that contains all the…

Film – Arrival

 

· Saturday, December 10, 2016 · 1 Comment 

 

Arrival tells a fairly straightforward story of first contact. Like many such films made since Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Arrival shares a common conflict between…

Film – The Magnificent Seven 

 

· Sunday, October 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Magnificent Seven

Director Antoine Fuqua

Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke

Genre Moderate

Film – Free State of Jones

 

· Wednesday, September 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

The only thing more disappointing than a film that has nothing to say is a film that tries to say too much.