Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Oscars 2017: Winners and Losers


Well, that's the Oscars over for another year. The 2017 edition was certainly a much more memorable affair, for all the wrong reasons unfortunately. Here is a quick recap with some thoughts on that big drama (and some other stuff too)...

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Film Review: Logan


Hugh Jackman dons the mutton chops and adamantium claws for one last time in James Mangold's Logan. Question is, does he send old Wolverine off in style?

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Film Review: Fences


Based on the play written and adapted by the late August Wilson, Fences is a wall-to-wall masterclass in acting, but it can't help feeling a little trapped by the confines of its source material.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Monday, 20 February 2017

Pander Express: China in Hollywood


Making a movie that caters to China isn't just important anymore; it's a necessity. Hollywood is increasingly dependent on capturing this key international market - but it doesn't always get it right.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Film Review: Moonlight


A microbudget indie that has leapt from the festival circuit to Oscars frontrunner, Barry Jenkins' Moonlight finally hit Australian shores recently. 

Monday, 6 February 2017

Film Review: Patriots Day


How soon is too soon? That’s the question that will be continually swirling around your head as you watch Patriots Day, the latest ‘based on real events’ film from director Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Film Review: Lion


Nominated for six Academy Awards, Garth Davis' Lion is a tender and moving film that follows the incredible true story of Saroo (Dev Patel), an Australian man who was adopted from the streets of India, who returns to his roots to find a family who have long thought him lost.

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