Reviews

1

Mortal Engines Review

About ten minutes into Mortal Engines, I became convinced I would never find out what a mortal engine actually is. Is it the giant behemoth city that is London on wheels? Or maybe it’s the centipede like vehic...
4

Arctic Review

A man is stranded in the great white nothing of the Arctic.We meet him digging into the frozen ground, ploughing a legible SOS into the snow. His watch beeps, and he puts down his shovel and moves onto his nex...
4.5

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Review

Before sitting down to watch Can You Ever Forgive Me?, do yourself a favour and push everything you know about Melissa McCarthy out of your mind. Yes, she’s been sidelined into outlandish, over the top comedic...
2.5

Creed II Review

Creed II is a film of no consequence. Working as a sequel to not just one, but two films (Ryan Coogler’s continuation of the Rocky saga with Creed, and Rocky IV),this entry in the boxing saga feels devoid of p...
4

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story Review

The old myth of riding a kangaroo to school is shot dead in the dark of the night in the opening moments of Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story. Said kangaroo springs into the air as the bullet pierces its neck, the p...
4

Boy Erased Review

Watching Boy Erased in Australia is a curious affair. It’s written and directed by one of the great modern Aussie minds – Joel Edgerton (working with the production company he started with his brother, Nash, a...
5

Samson & Delilah – Sadly Timeless

Every now and then a film comes along that, for you, will never become irrelevant. The themes that it carries, the messages it sends, the honesty and compassion it expresses just align with what you feel and w...
2.5

In Like Flynn Review

In Like Flynn, the latest offering from iconic Australian director Russel Mulcahy is a bumpy ride.  Mulcahy, whose credits include Razorback, Highlander, Resident Evil: Extinction, the underrated Give ‘em...