Reviews

7.5

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Palazzo Di Cozzo Review

Palazzo Di Cozzo offers a glimpse at the rise and current plight of larger than life Melbourne furniture icon Franco Cozzo in the directorial debut fr...

8

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Pig Review

Whoever said ‘You catch more flies with honey than vinegar’ (a honey salesman, probably) was surely referring to Nicolas Cage’s arc in Michael S...

8

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Under The Volcano Review

For Those Who Came In Late: Record producer George Martin became famous for working with the Beatles. His involvement in the Fab Four’s albums earned ...

6

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Coming Home in the Dark Review

COMING HOME IN THE DARK is the first feature length film from emerging director James Ashcroft. It’s mostly based on a short story by Owen Marshall. T...

7.5

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Candyman Review

CANDYMAN is phenomenal. It’s confronting. Bloody, creative.  It’s a wonderful mix of horror, melodrama, and comedy. I’m used to horror being either a ...

8

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Annette Review

“So may we start?” sing Sparks and the cast at the beginning of Annette, a film that asks its audience’s permission before proceeding with surely one ...

6.5

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Reminiscence Review

REMINISCENCE is set in a near-future Miami, that is a dying, semi-flooded city. The United States is in political and economic trouble, with corruptio...

5

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The Ice Road Review

Liam Neeson is on thin ice as he attempts to rescue miners trapped in a diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories after a curiously preventable e...

5

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Free Guy Review

Ryan Reynolds is a slave to the game in Free Guy, the new film by director Shawn Levy and from Disney subsidiary 20th Century Studios (née Fox.) He pl...

7

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The Suicide Squad Review

After stumbling out of the block in 2016, the deeply unsatisfying identity crisis victim Suicide Squad left plenty to be desired. Had it not been for ...

7

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The Toll Review

THE TOLL is a gloriously bizarre little film. It’s probably best described as a Welsh Western. Well, it is set in West Wales, so that tracks. A bit li...

6

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Jungle Cruise Review

Another Disney flick based on one of their theme park rides, Jungle Cruise is more Pirates of the Caribbean than Haunted Mansion, thank God, even if i...

5

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Old Review

I don’t think M. Night Shyamalan understands what people actually liked about The Sixth Sense and it seems like no one’s bothered explaining it to him...

9

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Nine Days Review

A man sits at an antique desk with a clipboard and poses you this scenario: you’re a prisoner of war and your son just tried to escape, and all that s...

8

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Black Widow Review

It’s been over 10 years since Natasha Romanoff first appeared kicking Tony Stark’s butt in the boxing ring in Iron Man 2 (2010). They̵...

7

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The Justice of Bunny King Review

THE JUSTICE OF BUNNY KING opens with Essie Davis standing on the side of the road, windscreen squeegee in hand. From the moment ‘What’s Up’ by 4 Non-B...

8

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Werewolves Within Review

Did you enjoy Knives Out but felt it could do with more lycanthropy? You may just love Werewolves Within, the new film from Josh Ruben and starring a ...

7

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Perfumes Review

Emmanuelle Devos of Read My Lips plays a “nose” in a film about olfactory frustration that doesn’t involve murder and embalming. Shame. Neverthe...

7

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Fast & Furious 9 Review

Cipher enlists the help of Jakob, Dom’s younger brother to take revenge on Dom and his team.