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...
4

Hearts Beat Loud Review

Hearts Beat Loud is chicken soup for the soul. It's a beautiful, warm hug on a cold winters day, breaking through the dreariness and bringing the sunshine in. It's a film that knows the power of the Nick ...
3

The Merger Review

Button pushing social commentary comedies come in all shapes and sizes - The Castle with its Aussie lower class family of 'Davids' throwing punches at the governmental 'Goliaths', The Full Monty garnered a Bes...
3.5

Juliet, Naked Review

Fandom, as a whole, is a curious beast. A slice of culture finds an audience, and in turn, that audience may fantasise and obsess over this one thing, blowing the importance of the item out of proportion. Popu...
4

Book Club Review

Let's get this out of the way first of all - Book Club is not a perfect film. It has an opening credits sequence that showcases some of the worst photoshop 'fake family photos' in cinema. It's got some truly h...