Tag Archive: movie reviews

Review – Martha Macy May Marlene

It’s easy to point the crazy finger at people who start a cult, but what’s even more frightening is that people are willing to follow. ‘Martha Macy May Marlene’ is a chilling look… Continue reading

Review – Safe House

Most CIA themed action films follow a pretty strict formula where the lines are blurred between who the good guys and bad guys are. Lots of bullets, car chases and a mysterious villain… Continue reading

Review – ‘Any Questions for Ben?’

Working Dog Productions is the closest thing Australia has comedy royalty. From their roots in sketch comedy on ‘The Late Show’, to the satire of ‘Frontline’ and the brilliant film ‘The Castle’. They’ve… Continue reading

Review – Chronicle

When a filmmaker decides to make a found footage/handy cam film it has to be clear that the genre is the best way to service the story. For a lot of up and… Continue reading

Review – The Artist

Happy accidents can be found throughout history like the story of Percy LeBaron Spencer. Spencer was an engineer who was trying to figure out how to use radar technology to fire intense beams… Continue reading

Review – J.Edgar

With the release of Clint Eastwood’s latest film ‘J.Edgar’, generations not familiar with the historical figure will be hitting Wikipedia to find information on the man. Despite what you think about J. Edgar… Continue reading

Review – A Few Best Men

2011 was a fantastic year for Australian films that included ‘Red Dog’, ‘Burning Man’, ‘the Hunter’ and despite the fact it divided audiences, ‘Snowtown’ still made a significant impact. Four steps forward and… Continue reading

Review – Young Adult

Some people say that your high school years are the best years of your life. For a small group of popular kids that may be true and for those people the best years… Continue reading

Review – The Darkest Hour

What happens when aliens attack Earth and only a group of douchebags survive?  ‘The Darkest Hour’ explores this notion, and becomes a rare piece of cinema in the process.  It’s one of the… Continue reading

Review – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

The big final payoff is everything. What’s the point of covering yourself in detergent to zip down a slip-n’ slide, unless you’re going to make a big splash in the pool at the… Continue reading

Review – The Girl with the Dragon Tatttoo

David Fincher is really up against it with his adaption of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’. It’s based on the popular book series by Steig Larsson and bookworms are always protective of… Continue reading