Reviews

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In The Heights Review

I just love IN THE HEIGHTS. Right from the beginning, I was hooked! That opening number, ‘In the Heights’? It’s a whirlwind of a song. We meet Usnavi ...

5

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Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Review

I recently saw Peter Greenaway’s masterful The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover and was blown away. I’d missed it initially, mostly because I...

8

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Spirit Untamed Review

Lucky Prescott’s life is changed forever when she moves from her home in the city to a small frontier town and befriends a wild mustang named Sp...

7

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Review

THE CONJURING 3: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT continues the story of Ed and Lorraine Warren, the stars of the Conjuring extended universe. Once again, they...

7

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Minamata Review

I’ll admit, I knew nothing about MINAMATA (the film or the Japanese city) when I signed on to do this review. I just heard “there’s ...

8

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Cruella Review

When I first heard a Cruella origin story was in the pipeline, I was admittedly intrigued. “You think you can make me ‘understand’ a...

8

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Lapsis Review

What if Tony Soprano had to abruptly retire from his career in ‘waste management’ and pick up an entry-level job working for a tech conglomerate whose...

7

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Army of the Dead Review

After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, the city is walled off and abandoned to the undead. While the displaced citizens hunker in rundown refugee camps...

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A Quiet Place Part II Review

I don’t appreciate jump scares, Mr Krasinski. I expected as much from A Quiet Place: Part II, but there is still much to like about this sequel ...

8

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My Name Is Gulpilil Review

David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu is a proud Yolngu Aboriginal man, coming from Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory. He’s an actor, singer, da...

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Two of Us Review

TWO OF US is a French film about true love, never giving up, and deciding, ‘to hell with what my children think’… Nina and Madeleine have ...

7.5

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I Blame Society Review

I’m frankly obsessed with this film. I’ve watched it four times. Each time I notice something new to love. As such, it’s hard to write a review that i...

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June Again Review

Australian film production has gone into an upswing in the Covid-19 era. International productions have travelled here because shooting in this countr...

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Spiral: From the Book of Saw Review

The SAW movie franchise was the horror hit of the ‘noughties. From 2004 to 2010, seven movies were released. This was an annual gift to fans who loyal...

6

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Those Who Wish Me Dead Review

Those Who Wish Me Dead is the new feature from Taylor Sheridan, who knocked it out of the park with his screenplays for Sicario, Hell or High Water an...

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Fatale Review

Remember that episode of The Office where the employees of Dunder Mifflin spent company time debating whether or not Hilary Swank could be considered ...

5

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Twist Review

Writer Charles Dickens’ story OLIVER TWIST, first entered the world in serialised form in 1837. It was the tale of an orphan born in a workhouse, sold...

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While at War Review

The Moro Spanish Film Festival presented by Palace kicks off in Perth on April 28, with a curated selection of 29 films offering movie lovers a cinema...

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Land Review

LAND is very beautiful, very slow, and very sad. Eddee Mathis is a woman who has lost everything. She’s played by veteran actress and first time film ...