Review – ‘Charlie’s Angels’

In a world full of superheroes and James Bond‘s, more female role models rise – and it’s about time! The ‘Charlie’s Angels‘-brand has stood the test of time and with every generation, a trio of badass, independent women get chosen to become the face of the Townsend Agency. When Elena (Naomi Scott), a young systems […]

Netflix Review – ‘Marriage Story’

“What you’re doing is an act of hope.” – Nora With many directors, producers and actors blaming Netflix and other streaming services for what could end up being the end of cinema as we know, the streaming service is releasing several films in theatres for a number of weeks to be eligible for consideration during […]

Review – ‘Finke: There and Back’

“In God’s country, time can slow down.” – narrator, Eric Bana For the riders, the spectators and the town of Alice Springs, the Finke Desert Race is more than a race. Finke: There and Back delves below the surface to uncover what makes them tick, what drives them to put their lives on the line […]

Review – ‘Doctor Sleep’

“The world is one big hospice with fresh air.” – Danny Torrance Stanley Kubrick‘s ‘The Shining‘ was released almost 40 years ago. While everyone knows how much writer Stephen King disliked the film adaptation of his novel, he did decide to release a sequel to it, focusing on survivor Danny Torrance, in 2013. The Shining […]

Netflix Review – ‘The Irishman’

“I Heard You Paint Houses” The Irishman is supposed to be THE film for Netflix. With a $160 million budget and this year’s most wanted de-aging technique (ref. Gemini Man), legendary director Martin Scorsese‘s long awaited new film has a lot of eyes and hungry fans to please. It’s definitely made to be seen on […]

Review – ‘The Report’

“Truth Matters” ‘The Report‘ couldn’t get made at a better time. With everything happening in today’s American and global political climate, it shows how little the general public actually is allowed to know about whatever happens within the borders of their government buildings. An entire country is at stake when secrets come out, that shouldn’t […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival Review – ‘For Sama’

“Even when I close my eyes, I see the colour red.” – Waad Aleppo, July 2016 – Waad al-Kateab, a young Syrian mother has been documenting everything that has been going on in her city, with her handheld camera. Her intimate and uncensored view on the war is as striking as the bombs that go […]

Japanese Film Festival Review – ‘Kakegurui’

“Bring on the madness!” – Yumeko Jabami Japanese Film Festival is back to tour Australia from October through December 2019. Their line up is more diverse than ever and what a film to start things off with. ‘Kakegurui’ is the live action film, based on the similarly titled Square Enix manga-series, which was distributed in […]

Review – Ad Astra

“To the stars“ From the start, Ad Astra had some post production issues, which resulted in seriously delaying the release of the film. It was delayed many times because James Gray (The Lost City of Z) wanted to perfect the VFX for the movie. Additionally, Disney acquired Fox and the previous release date coincided with […]

Review – Good Boys

“We’re in sixth grade now. We need to start doing sixth-grade things.” – Max Three 6th grade boys who ditch school, embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, and try to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. This premise sounds like a hit or miss, and even produced […]