Tag Archive: movie reviews

Review – Searching For Sugar Man

Music is a mysterious medium. We marvel at people who make it with ease because sometimes a three minute song can change your life. The documentary ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ follows the trail… Continue reading

Review – The Hunt

Common sense is something we assume everyone keeps in mind when making decisions. Heck, that’s why it’s “common” because we assume everyone is on the same page when it comes to basic decision… Continue reading

Review – Undefeated

It’s easy to get cynical in a world that’s full of selfish behaviour. People are worshipped in society for achieving nothing in their lives besides a crusade to satisfy their ego with unwarranted… Continue reading

Review – Killing Them Soflty

‘Killing Them Softy’ is a case study of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) through the prism of a group of criminals. In the latest film from writer/director, Andrew Dominik, Wall Street and the… Continue reading

Review – Lore

The breakdown of a family serves as a microcosm for a country in despair in the closing days of World War II in the mesmerising ‘Lore’.

Review – The Imposter

The Imposter screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. There are stories you hear about a friend’s cousin’s sister’s best friend that tread the line between the truth and urban legend. ‘The Imposter’… Continue reading

Review – Looper

Every successful musical act eventually puts together a “best of” collection. ‘Looper’ is the time travel film equivalent of a “best of” album. Writer/director Rian Johnson excellently takes the best elements of time… Continue reading

Review – Ruby Sparks

Once intellectual property rights expire or are forfeited on an author’s work they enter the public domain. Works in the public domain are free of private ownership and great writers including Jane Austen,… Continue reading

Review – Make Hummus Not War

As the saying goes “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” but filmmaker Trevor Graham may have discovered that the path to world peace may also be via the stomach… Continue reading

Review – Kath and Kimderella

Whenever a television series makes the jump to the big screen it’s worth pondering; why didn’t they make another series? A big budget film version of a television show should give the creators… Continue reading

Review – Berberian Sound Studio

Certain films stay with you long after leaving the cinema while others are instantly disposable. ‘Berberian Sound Studio’ puts a dent in the mind that is sure to keep people pondering until the… Continue reading

Review – The Expendables 2

Welcome to ‘The Expendables 2’ aka the Sylvester Stallone Home for Action Heroes. All residents are welcome to steady work despite their career standings and you can help yourself to all the one-liners… Continue reading

Review – Room 237

‘Room 237’ screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ is over 30 years-old and the famous “Here’s Johnny” line may get all the attention, but the film’s enduring legacy… Continue reading

Review – Sound of my Voice

‘Sound of My Voice’ screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Cults are bad. It’s the premise of every film made about those groups that deal in mental manipulation and Kool-aid. ‘Sound of… Continue reading

Review – Moonrise Kingdom

Before the tsunami of hormones hit pre-teens, there is a period of time where children can revel in their final days of really being a kid. Most people can probably reflect on those… Continue reading