4

The Oath Review

Like standing in the eye of a hurricane, assessing every piece of debris flashing past your face, it often a fool’s errand to try and critique a crisis as it’s unfolding. The hurricane in question is one Presi...
1.5

Book Week Review

Please take this opening sentence as an extension of my hand to shake yours. I have always been interested in watching more Australian films, with my recent decision to start movie reviewing allowing me the...
3

Happy Death Day 2U Review

It’s always a risky proposition to stick more than one genre into a blender and expect something good to come out at the end. Two genres? Easy done. A pinnacle of the ‘two-genre’ fare is the horror-comedy cate...
4

Cold Pursuit Review

The basic narrative thrust of Cold Pursuit is as Liam Neeson as they come – the son of a snowplow driver is killed by a drug dealer, so the snowplow driver heads off on a path of revenge to take out the dealer...
3.5

Green Book Review

Sitting down to watch Green Book in this current atmosphere of ‘cancel culture’ and supreme ‘woke-ness’ is to sit down with a film that you’ve possibly already made your mind up about. Well, that is, if you si...
4

Instant Family Review

On paper, Instant Family has all the ingredients for being a mess. It’s directed by Sean Anders – he of That’s My Boy, Daddy’s Home and Daddy’s Home 2 fame. It has a comedic lead turn from Mark Wahlberg. And, ...
5

Vice Review

In nature documentaries, there are always two narratives working at once. You have the prey – a terrified gazelle fleeing across the Savannah, pulling every trick it knows in a bid to simply stay alive. Then, ...
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...