Reviews

6.5

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Honest Thief Review

At 68 years old, Liam Neeson is one lucky bugger to still draw audiences as an “action hero”. Despite his [gracefully] advancing years, he...

7

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Baby Done Review

BABY DONE is a New Zealand comedy about a couple Zoe (Rose Matafeo) and Tim (Matthew Lewis) who are some years into a stable relationship. They are ar...

8

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The Trial of the Chicago 7 Review

In August 1968, there were Anti-Vietnam War protests in Chicago, Illinois. The Democratic National Convention was taking place and there were numerous...

3

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Dirt Music Review

Tim Winton is hard to adapt for the screen. Do it right, as in Simon Baker’s 2017 feature directing debut, Breath, and you can wind up with something ...

8.5

Critic

Pinocchio Review

Many of us know the character of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet who wanted to be a real boy, from the 1940 award-winning Disney animation. Unlike other ...

7

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On the Rocks Review

Laura (Rashida Jones) and husband Dean (Marlon Wayans) live in New York where they’re raising two young daughters. Life is good. Dean’s advertising bu...

6.5

Critic

The High Note Review

Maggie Sherwoode (Dakota Johnson) is the personal assistant of legendary R&B singer Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross). This means she takes care of ...

6.5

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Buffaloed Review

We meet Peg Dahl (Zoey Deutch) around the age of 10. She lives in Buffalo, New York. Her family has never had real money and always scraped by. Her fa...

5.5

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Becky Review

Becky is a gory thriller created by Nick Morris, Lane and Ruckus Skye. The movie is directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott, the same guys who br...

6.5

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Bill & Ted Face the Music Review

A long time ago, there was a movie made called BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE (1989). It was the story of William “Bill” S. Preston ...

8

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Slim & I Review

Many Australians know of country music legend Slim Dusty. A dedicated group of fans even know the woman behind the legend, was his wife Joy McKean. Th...

7

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Tenet Review

A global audience of Christopher Nolan fans has been waiting for the release of his new film TENET for most of 2020. The date was announced, then chan...

3

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Force of Nature Review

Force of Nature is an action film directed by Michael Polish from a screenplay by Cory Miller, starring Emile Hirsch, Kate Bosworth, Mel Gibson, Willi...

6

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Made in Italy Review

Pasta and Liam Neeson? Don’t mind if I do… As a lover of pasta and of Liam Neeson, I “dibbed” tickets to MADE IN ITALY despite...

8

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Deerskin Review

Following a separation or estrangement from his wife, Georges (Jean Dujardin) finds himself in a sleepy French alpine town, where he spends thousands ...

7

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The Burnt Orange Heresy Review

THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY is a thriller set in the world of high art. It tells the story of James Figueras (Claes Bang), a minor art critic, who makes s...

8

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The King of Staten Island Review

Scott Carlin (Pete Davidson) is a 24-year-old high school dropout, who lives on Staten Island. His life is going nowhere because he has no job and spe...

6

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Shirley Review

Shirley is a drama film focusing on famed horror writer, Shirley Jackson, for a moment in her life while she wrote one of her books. In real life, Shi...

6

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Below Review

Sometimes a movie comes along that defies your ability to categorise it simply or quickly. About fifteen minutes into the new feature film BELOW, I kn...

6

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Resistance Review

Mimes may not be well regarded anymore but a movie about the heroic actions of a world-famous mime might just be admired. Last week we had the opportu...