Movie Reviews

  1. ROAD WARRIORS,Fast & Furious road warriors

    ROAD WARRIORS,Fast & Furious road warriors

    Anyone who’s endured the fist-waving ferocity of Perth traffic in the past few years, in which mums make like Vin Diesel just to drive their kids to school, knows the true meaning of the title of this long-running series. Fast & Furious, indeed.

  2. Cinders still hot in same old way

    Cinders still hot in same old way

    Director Kenneth Branagh resists any temptation to usher a beloved fairytale into the Kardashian era.

  3. The Mafia Kills Only in Summer

    The Mafia Kills Only in Summer

    Many people missed the satire of Forrest Gump, which was dismissed - wrongly in my opinion - as sentimental rubbish. Forrest's naivety is charming but we're left wondering about a country in which a simpleton thrives.

  4. Survival of the fittest

    Survival of the fittest

    While A Most Violent Year has a deeply sombre mood, it is an optimistic movie that celebrates America as a land of opportunity.

  5. Exotic helpings go cold

    Exotic helpings go cold

    While Parker and Madden should be praised for celebrating mature love here, the characters are so horny that it turns them into teenagers.

  6. REVIEW | '71

    REVIEW | '71

    This is the Troubles treated as an episode of Homeland and it is thrilling and thought-provoking.

  7. Sci-fi boldly goes nowhere

    Sci-fi boldly goes nowhere

    The directors have reverted to the same appallingly plotted, nausea-inducing empty spectacle that is being cranked out by the rest of CGI-fixated Hollywood.

  8. King among films

    King among films

    Rather than attempting a full-blown King biopic, the director zeros in on a single crucial episode, the battle for black voting rights.

  9. A life less ordinary

    A life less ordinary

    Even if you don’t know the name Sebastiao Salgado you are surely familiar with his indelible images.

  10. 50 Shades will leave you gasping . . . with laughter

    50 Shades will leave you gasping . . . with laughter

    Film adaption of bondage-porn pop-lit phenomenon 50 Shades of Grey brings the foreplay of the book to a comedy climax.

  11. Biopic lacks its own theory of everything

    Biopic lacks its own theory of everything

    Even though James Marsh’s Stephen Hawking biopic is one of a group of Oscar- nominated movies based on true stories it has largely escaped the fierce fact checking that has become an integral part of award hostilities.

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