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La La Land Review

La La Land is a grand return of the ye olde style musical. Filmed in Cinemascope, full of bright colours and extravagant dance routines, this is Damien Chazelle’s ode to the films of yore – a look in the pool o...
3

Southside With You Review

Richard Tanne’s Southside With You is a film about foundations. It’s a film about the foundations of a culture, a society, a community. It’s a film that essays the foundations of what goes into the creation of ...
3.5

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Review

Body horror films of late have mostly fallen into the torture-porn/gorno arena, with films like the Saw series and of course, Hostel, making as much use of the vicious, aggressive violence inflicted upon victim...
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Bad Santa 2 Review

Thirteen years ago, Terry Zwigoff unwittingly spawned a loosely related set of films focused around usually good people doing bad things. Bad Teacher, Bad Grandpa and another 2016 comedy, Bad Moms all following...
3.5

Hell or High Water Review

One of the great things about the dark periods of society is that it can encourage great art to be created. Art that comments and reflects on the society it is created within. Films like The Hurt Locker or Ther...
4

Beast Review

Just like many of the Australian films up for consideration at this years AACTA Awards, Sam and Tom McKeith’s Beast is a film that has flown completely under the radar. After a run at TIFF, a screening or two a...
3

Boys in the Trees Review

The subject of bullying is something that appears quite often in films - however, it's rarely as deftly handled as it is in Nicholas Verso’s Boys in the Trees. Toby Wallace headlines as Corey - a teen on the ve...
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Review

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back returns Tom Cruise to the role of the ex-U.S. Army Military Police Corps Officer turned drifter, Jack Reacher, and supplants him into a story already in motion. Through some very ran...
4.5

Café Society Review

Woody Allen returns to his love affair with the early 1900’s with his look at Hollywood and romance in Café Society. Thematically picking up where films like Midnight in Paris and Magic in the Moonlight left of...