Film Reviews

Colossal (2016)

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell Director: Nacho Vigalondo Gloria (Hathaway) is a barely functioning alcoholic and sometime writer who lives with her handsome British boyfriend in New York. When he tires of her behavior, he kicks her out, she decides to move back to her old home town to try to get herself… Continue reading Colossal (2016)

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Film Reviews

Certain Women (2016)

Starring: Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern Director: Kelly Reichardt I wasn't sure if I'd enjoy this film, because reports all had it as being a very slow drama. I'm OK with slow, but not so much with very slow. But I was pleasantly surprised. It's the story of three women in small town America,… Continue reading Certain Women (2016)

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Ghost In The Shell (2017)

Starring: Scarlet Johannson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche Director: Rupert Sanders I'm going to have to be a bit unpopular and say that I actually enjoyed this film. I remember watching the anime years ago, but I don't remember that much about it, but that I liked it. It was cool and it also… Continue reading Ghost In The Shell (2017)

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Tusk (2014)

Starring: Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osmet, Genesis Rodriguez, Johnny Depp Director: Kevin Smith Podcaster Wallace (Long), who makes fun of people and is generally obnoxious, heads into Canada to find a story, leaving his long suffering girlfriend Ally (Rodriguez) and best friend and co-host Teddy (Osmet) behind. But when he interviews an old… Continue reading Tusk (2014)

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Preview: Hidden Figures (2016)

Starring: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirstin Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge. Director: Theodore Melfi I love movies, but rarely do they truly move me. I'm not easily impressed, in that sense, even though I enjoy a wide variety of them. But this film really got to me. I… Continue reading Preview: Hidden Figures (2016)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994)

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Terence Stamp, Guy Pearce Director: Stephan Elliot Priscilla is the name of the lavender bus with a giant shoe in the top which the characters travel around in, in this film, and I love how the title is both dramatic and funny. In Australia, two drag queens and a transgender woman decide… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994)

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The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)

Starring: Louis CK, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart Director: Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud It has been pointed out that the basic plot of this film is a lot like the premise for the original Toy Story film. Max is a little dog who is his owners best friend and soul mate, living with her in a… Continue reading The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Kiss Of The Spiderwoman (1985)

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga Director: Hector Babenco Two men in a South American prison survive their desperate days together by sharing the story from an old film seen before they were captured. Molina is a kind hearted gay man with a secret, and Valentin is a idealistic, uptight political prisoner, tortured for… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Kiss Of The Spiderwoman (1985)

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105 Must Watch Film: Diner (1982)

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Daniel Stern, Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser Director: Barry Levinson Baltimore 1959: a group of friends contemplate their futures and the nature of growing up over several conversations in their favourite diner hangout, as one of their number questions whether to get married. It's painful to watch.… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Film: Diner (1982)