The Death of Dick Long is having none of your genre.
Kursk doesn’t want you to remember the actual disaster too closely, just some of its fallout. This week’s thriller is based on the disappearance of Russia’s titular submarine and it’s 118 personnel 19 years past. […]
Monsters are almost always metaphors for something. Many films forget this and just have something wreaking havoc, while others make it crystal clear. When Hank’s (Jeremy Gardner) long term partner Abby (Brea Grant) leaves him […]
If you see this film you will never forget the title
The 9th film by Quentin Tarantino was always going to be one of the most anticipated of 2019
It’s that oh so disquieting, insightful, morbid mind-bogglingly fun time of year with the Sydney Underground Film Festival launching the 2019 program! The purveyors of all things colourful with classes and comps to boot – […]
An all too frequent answer to ‘why’ in the film industry is someone rubbing their thumb and forefinger together. As much as it should be, it’s not funny
A mixed bag, Midsommar isn’t nearly so overrated as its creator’s precursor even if it seldomly makes exceptional use of its ample time.
Imitated, parodied, celebrated, overrated… there’s a lot of views on the man immortalised as Inspector Clouseau
Joyous, littered with great performers and frequently unimaginative, Booksmart deserves to be seen even if it’s but patches of what came before
Something cognizant, inspired and reminiscent of wondrous 80’s era-filmmaking and significantly so without being derivative. And then it started to become derivative of itself
Toy Story 4 doesn’t need to exist but I’m so glad it does
Netflix aren’t short on romcoms or talent. Here’s the latest and being average is about the best thing it has going for it
It’s important that the title was longer than the movie
In months past Game of Thrones had a series-long finale and 22 blockbusters culminated in Endgame. Amidst it all, Star Trek: Discovery, only in it’s second season, showed everyone how it’s done
Well that was, anticlimactic
Peter Parker says “friendly neighbourhood” Spider-Man one too many times
One rarely expects a film as good as ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to come along and we are always glad when it does.
A solid premise matters little when the execution can barely match it
“It’s a story about Martin taking a big look at his life after a dire medical diagnosis that forced some real change… when I walked into his life I was dropped into a place where […]
In a Festival beset by unnecessary controversies and ill-considered depictions of violence, Dirty God showed us how well it can be done
“As a fan making a film I wanted to make something that I knew would resonate with people who are savvy and maybe a little bit discerning”