Lady Bird Review

In her first solo effort as a director and writer, Greta Gerwig creates a somewhat auto-biographical story about a teenager going through her final year of high school in Sacramento, California, in 2002. Saoirse Ronan stars a Christine aka Lady Bird (the name she gave herself), as she goes through the motions of her final... Continue Reading →

January Monthly Snapshot

Movie pundits often refer to January as the dumping ground for movies the studio doesn’t have much faith in. Fortunately, January is the month in which all the movies likely to nominated come out in Australia. I only got too review four movies this month but I left feeling positive about all of them which... Continue Reading →

I, Tonya Review

In 1994 an event occurred that shocked the sporting world. An unknown assailant attacked Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan after training, potentially ruining her career. It was later discovered that the ex husband of her rival, Tonya Harding, was responsible. This event ruined Tonya’s career and made her the most hated person in America for... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Showman Review

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story might be the best tag line for The Greatest Showman. Todays greatest showman, Hugh Jackman brings to the big screen one of the great showman’s of his time, P.T. Barnum. The Greatest Showman might not be the most historically accurate movie about the... Continue Reading →

Call Me By Your Name Review

Set in the summer of 1983 in Northern Italy, Elio is living in his family’s Villa, spending his time reading books, listening and playing music, and enjoying time with his friends. Every summer his Father invites a promising grad student to assist him with his work, this summer it is the charismatic American, Oliver. Unimpressed... Continue Reading →

The Florida Project Review

In an age when reality is more scripted than a Hollywood Blockbuster it is hard to have a true insight into some peoples dark reality. That is what Sean Baker does expertly with his film The Florida Project. Basing many of the scenarios off experiences he learnt during his research for the film, Baker’s work... Continue Reading →

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

No Spoilers The Force has awoken and brought to life a new and unpredictable Star Wars movie, challenging much of what fans were expecting in the sequel to The Force Awakens. Director Rian Johnson brought to life a beautiful looking film that focuses on the passing of the baton from the old generation of heroes... Continue Reading →

The Disaster Artist Review

When I first saw the trailer for The Disaster Artist I became intrigued. Watching James Franco as some over the top actor continue to mess up his lines, embarrassing himself until he final delivered the poorly written dialogue in the most uninspiring way was fascinating. What was this movie? What movie were they making? And... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night In: Act of Valor

This weeks Saturday Night Recommendation is 2012 film Act of Valor. Recommendation: People say you can't make a good video game movie, but if this movie was rebranded Call of Duty, you would have a hell of an adaptation. At the time this movie came out I can admit I was really into the Call... Continue Reading →

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