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

Oscars 2017: My Predictions

It's that time of year again! Awards season culminates tomorrow with the Academy Awards, Hollywood's night of nights. Here are my predictions on who and what will win...

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.

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Film Review: The Great Wall

First we had Trump’s Mexican wall, now we have Zhang Yimou’s The Great Wall – walls are getting a really bad wrap lately, huh?

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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