Movie Reviews

Parallel Mothers (2021)

Parallel Mothers (2021)

Janis (Penelope Cruz) is a skilled fashion photographer.  While working, she meets Arturo (Israel Elejalde), who wins her heart after a few dates.  After several secretive meetings with Arturo, Janis' life changes dramatically when she falls pregnant and...

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The Hating Game (2021)

The Hating Game (2021)

Based on the popular book of the same name, The Hating Game introduces us to Lucy Hutton (Lucy Hale), who works for a book publishing company.  After a recent merger with another company, Lucy has been forced to share a large office with a co-worker, their desks...

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Belle (2021)

Belle (2021)

The film follows a young 17-year-old high school girl named Suzu.  Suzu’s mother has passed away, and she feels sad and lost inside with each day that passes. While attending school, Suzu feels like a nobody and notices those who are more popular and successful...

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How we Got to Sesame Street begins with a look back in time.  The year is 1981, and we are in New York City behind the scenes on the set of Sesame Street.  More than twelve million American children watch what goes on in Sesame Street on an...

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Spencer (2022)

Spencer (2022)

Set in 1991, Spencer follows Diana during her stay with the Royal Family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England.  As the film opens, we gain a great understanding of Diana, including her general thoughts relating to the family and her current challenges in...

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Gold (2022)

Gold (2022)

The world has changed dramatically in the near future and is now a desert-like wasteland.  We are introduced to a man with no name (Zac Efron) who is seeking work at a compound.  The duties that he will carry out are vague, but we understand the stranger...

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The Last Thing Mary Saw (2021)

The Last Thing Mary Saw (2021)

Set in Southold, New York, in 1843 during winter, the film begins with the interrogation of a woman named Maiden Mary (Stefanie Scott).  Several mysterious deaths have occurred, including her grandmother at their family farm. Maiden Mary is blindfolded during the...

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Scream (2022)

Scream (2022)

It’s been twenty-five years since Woodsboro suffered a series of horrific murders.  Now in the present day, a new Ghostface killer has surfaced with a desire to kill.  But this time, the killer’s motive’s seem to be connected to the town secrets and its...

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The 355 (2022)

The 355 (2022)

Imagine a device that could connect to anything and be powerful enough to begin World War III.  But an exchange has gone wrong, and now this top-secret weapon, created to destroy the world, is in the hands of a dangerous mercenary.  Now it’s up to a pair of...

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King Richard (2021)

King Richard (2021)

Based on a true story, King Richard takes a look back in time to witness the journey of two tennis superstars.  Following the life and upbringing of Venus and Serena Williams, we witness where it all began.  The film’s lead, Richard Williams (played by Will...

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Midnight In The Switchgrass (2021)

Midnight In The Switchgrass (2021)

Based on a true story, Midnight in the Switchgrass follows two Texan FBI agents, Karl (Bruce Willis) and his current partner Rebecca (Megan Fox).  The two agents are currently investigating a case relating to sex trafficking, and they are hoping to close the case...

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Claw (2021)

Claw (2021)

Two friends, Julia (Chynna Walker) and Kyle (Richard Rennie) are on a road trip to get Julia to an important show she's featuring in (stand-up comedy).  Kyle is along for the ride to help drive and provide general support where possible.  But while driving,...

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For the Sake of Vicious (2020)

For the Sake of Vicious (2020)

Set on Halloween, the film introduces a hard-working nurse named Romina (Lora Burke).  After finishing a long shift, Romina goes straight home, but when she walks through her front door, she soon finds she’s not alone.  A stranger is hiding out in her house,...

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Red Rocket (2021)

Red Rocket (2021)

Mikey Saber (Simon Rex) travels by bus back to his hometown in Texas City with only $22 in his wallet.  Freshly arrived in town, he knocks on the door to his wife's house, Lexi (Bree Elrod), who lives with her mother.  Covered in bruises and scars resulting...

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

Phoebe (Mckenna Grace) lives with her older brother Trevor (Finn Wolfhard) and her mother Callie (Carrie Coon). Daily, the family struggle to make ends meet and are even evicted from their current home. Soon the family receives word that Phoebe's grandfather has...

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Apex (2021)

Apex (2021)

Set in the future, Thomas Malone (Bruce Willis) is currently in prison, serving a life sentence for a crime he was not involved in. Thomas is an ex-police officer and has a past resumé which makes him a human deadly weapon.  Invited to be the prey in a dangerous,...

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The King’s Man (2021)

The King’s Man (2021)

You'd be forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled across a rather twisted and regal version of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure when you first read the plot outline of "The Kings Man." A collection of history's very worst criminals and tyrants are plotting to wipe out...

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The Matrix Resurrections (2021)

The Matrix Resurrections (2021)

Continuing on from The Matrix Revolutions (2003), we meet Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves), a well-known software developer. Known for developing many creative video games, Thomas feels lost and almost robotic as he completes his daily routines.  He begins to see...

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Licorice Pizza (2021)

Licorice Pizza (2021)

Set in San Fernando, 1973, Licorice Pizza follows the life of two young people- Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman), a celebrity superstar and Alana Kane (Alana Haim).  Gary is convinced that Alana is the love of his life, but there is just one problem.  His new...

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Sing 2 (2021)

Sing 2 (2021)

Following the original Sing (2016), Buster Moon (Voiced again by Matthew McConaughey) and his ragtag theatre troops are faced with a new and exciting challenge.   The challenge is unlike anything they've done before, to pursue a reclusive rock star named...

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Other Movie Reviews

Parallel Mothers (2021)

Janis (Penelope Cruz) is a skilled fashion photographer.  While working, she meets Arturo (Israel Elejalde), who wins her heart after a few dates.  After several secretive meetings with Arturo, Janis' life changes dramatically when she falls pregnant and...

The Hating Game (2021)

Based on the popular book of the same name, The Hating Game introduces us to Lucy Hutton (Lucy Hale), who works for a book publishing company.  After a recent merger with another company, Lucy has been forced to share a large office with a co-worker, their desks...

Belle (2021)

The film follows a young 17-year-old high school girl named Suzu.  Suzu’s mother has passed away, and she feels sad and lost inside with each day that passes. While attending school, Suzu feels like a nobody and notices those who are more popular and successful...

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How we Got to Sesame Street begins with a look back in time.  The year is 1981, and we are in New York City behind the scenes on the set of Sesame Street.  More than twelve million American children watch what goes on in Sesame Street on an...

Spencer (2022)

Set in 1991, Spencer follows Diana during her stay with the Royal Family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England.  As the film opens, we gain a great understanding of Diana, including her general thoughts relating to the family and her current challenges in...

Gold (2022)

The world has changed dramatically in the near future and is now a desert-like wasteland.  We are introduced to a man with no name (Zac Efron) who is seeking work at a compound.  The duties that he will carry out are vague, but we understand the stranger...

The Last Thing Mary Saw (2021)

Set in Southold, New York, in 1843 during winter, the film begins with the interrogation of a woman named Maiden Mary (Stefanie Scott).  Several mysterious deaths have occurred, including her grandmother at their family farm. Maiden Mary is blindfolded during the...

Scream (2022)

It’s been twenty-five years since Woodsboro suffered a series of horrific murders.  Now in the present day, a new Ghostface killer has surfaced with a desire to kill.  But this time, the killer’s motive’s seem to be connected to the town secrets and its...

The 355 (2022)

Imagine a device that could connect to anything and be powerful enough to begin World War III.  But an exchange has gone wrong, and now this top-secret weapon, created to destroy the world, is in the hands of a dangerous mercenary.  Now it’s up to a pair of...

King Richard (2021)

Based on a true story, King Richard takes a look back in time to witness the journey of two tennis superstars.  Following the life and upbringing of Venus and Serena Williams, we witness where it all began.  The film’s lead, Richard Williams (played by Will...

Midnight In The Switchgrass (2021)

Based on a true story, Midnight in the Switchgrass follows two Texan FBI agents, Karl (Bruce Willis) and his current partner Rebecca (Megan Fox).  The two agents are currently investigating a case relating to sex trafficking, and they are hoping to close the case...

Claw (2021)

Two friends, Julia (Chynna Walker) and Kyle (Richard Rennie) are on a road trip to get Julia to an important show she's featuring in (stand-up comedy).  Kyle is along for the ride to help drive and provide general support where possible.  But while driving,...

For the Sake of Vicious (2020)

Set on Halloween, the film introduces a hard-working nurse named Romina (Lora Burke).  After finishing a long shift, Romina goes straight home, but when she walks through her front door, she soon finds she’s not alone.  A stranger is hiding out in her house,...

Red Rocket (2021)

Mikey Saber (Simon Rex) travels by bus back to his hometown in Texas City with only $22 in his wallet.  Freshly arrived in town, he knocks on the door to his wife's house, Lexi (Bree Elrod), who lives with her mother.  Covered in bruises and scars resulting...

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

Phoebe (Mckenna Grace) lives with her older brother Trevor (Finn Wolfhard) and her mother Callie (Carrie Coon). Daily, the family struggle to make ends meet and are even evicted from their current home. Soon the family receives word that Phoebe's grandfather has...

Apex (2021)

Set in the future, Thomas Malone (Bruce Willis) is currently in prison, serving a life sentence for a crime he was not involved in. Thomas is an ex-police officer and has a past resumé which makes him a human deadly weapon.  Invited to be the prey in a dangerous,...

The King’s Man (2021)

You'd be forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled across a rather twisted and regal version of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure when you first read the plot outline of "The Kings Man." A collection of history's very worst criminals and tyrants are plotting to wipe out...

The Matrix Resurrections (2021)

Continuing on from The Matrix Revolutions (2003), we meet Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves), a well-known software developer. Known for developing many creative video games, Thomas feels lost and almost robotic as he completes his daily routines.  He begins to see...

Licorice Pizza (2021)

Set in San Fernando, 1973, Licorice Pizza follows the life of two young people- Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman), a celebrity superstar and Alana Kane (Alana Haim).  Gary is convinced that Alana is the love of his life, but there is just one problem.  His new...

Sing 2 (2021)

Following the original Sing (2016), Buster Moon (Voiced again by Matthew McConaughey) and his ragtag theatre troops are faced with a new and exciting challenge.   The challenge is unlike anything they've done before, to pursue a reclusive rock star named...

West Side Story (2021)

Based on the well-known Broadway musical (1957), West Side Story (2021) explores various themes and stories, including a dangerous rivalry between two street gangs of different ethnicity.  One gang calls themselves the Jets and the other the Sharks.  On the...

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Continuing from where we left Peter Parker (Tom Holland) and his close friends in Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), the entire world now knows the secret identity of Spider-Man.  Peter now spends his days dealing with the public, not to mention constant...

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021)

Set in the year 1998, Umbrella Corporation has kept Raccoon City alive. However, things worsen for the high-tech pharmaceutical company when suspicion grows within the community.  Strange mishaps occur, including unusual deaths, and several dead bodies randomly...

Henchmen (2018)

Set in the near future, the film follows a young man named Lester (Thomas Middleditch), who has a heart and passion for becoming the ultimate henchman. But becoming a skilled henchman takes hard work and regular attendance at "Union of Evil", the school of...

Rose Plays Julie (2019)

Rose (Ann Skelly) thinks about her mother all the time. She wonders what kind of life she is living and what her mother is doing. She also thinks about what it would look like if the two were ever to meet face to face.  What kind of conversations would they have,...

Dune (2021)

Based on the well-known science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert, Dune follows Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), the son of a noble and well-respected family. Paul begins to have unexplained visions and dreams, which could be visions of moments from his future....

The Card Counter (2021)

Beginning with narration from William Tell (Oscar Isaac), we find out key details about this character's past.  Some of the important details include the fact William served a long time in prison and, while bored behind bars, he decided to learn and master the...

The Advent Calendar (2021)

Eva (Eugénie Derouand) has been a paraplegic since a tragic accident three years ago. Currently, Eva enjoys swimming as a hobby and gets by financially working for an insurance company.  When Eva’s birthday comes around close to Christmas time, it seems she will...

Ditched (2021)

Melina (Marika Sila), a paramedic, and a group of other people wake up in an upside-down ambulance.  Shocked and surprised, Melina and the other survivors attempt to recall what happened to cause the ambulance to flip and crash. Melina recalls she was in the...

The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness (2021)

When it comes to Australian cinema, it’s no secret that we’ve all seen films that are just another found footage movie. Thankfully, some films were quite successful, memorable, and different from the rest. One of them was a mockumentary, The Tunnel, which was released...

The Tunnel (2011)

Natasha (Bel Belia) has carefully assembled her team, which consists of Peter (Andy Rodoreda), Steve (Steve Miller) and Tangles (Luke Arnold).  This group of journalists are investigating several government cover-ups relating to water, homelessness, history, and...

Titane (2021)

To describe this film’s plot in writing is one of the biggest challenges I have come across as a film reviewer. Titane begins with moments that are either tragic or uncomfortable.  None of these moments quite make sense and are unexplainable and bizarre....

Battle Drone (2018)

The film begins with the introduction of six highly skilled mercenaries. After completing another successful mission, the CIA approaches the group’s captain, Vincent Reikker (Louis Mandylor), with another job requiring him to reassemble the team and fly out to...

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

Continuing on from Venom (2018), Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) is a host for the alien symbiote known as Venom. In the present day, Eddie is determined to get his life back on track.  Right now, he’s known for being a failed reporter, currently single and struggling to...

The Browning Version (1994)

After teaching for over eighteen years, Andrew Crocker-Harris (Albert Finney) is wrapping up his final days. His wife Laura (Greta Scacchi) will also be retiring after serving fifteen years.  When the school’s headmaster reveals to the students that Mr Andrew...

Best Sellers (2021)

Harris Shaw (Michael Caine) is an exhausted and angry old author who has since retired from writing. He lives his days trying to write on his typewriter while drinking alcohol and smoking heavily. Harris has decided to hide from the rest of the world, putting signs on...

Blue Bayou (2021)

Set in Louisiana, the film follows a Korean-American man named Antonio (Justin Chon).  Antonio lives with his partner Kathy (Alicia Vikander), who is currently pregnant, and his step-daughter Jessie (Sydney Kowalske). Right at the start of the film, we learn that...

Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)

Max Mercer is a 10-year old who has desires to get some quiet time away from his family. His wish is granted by mistake when Max is left home alone after his family fly out to Tokyo. On the flip side, we are also introduced to a married couple named Rob (Jeff...

The War Below (2021)

During World War I, the British are losing the fight as the German forces grow stronger each day and take more ground.  Soon, a major discovery is made that the Germans are working underground, keeping their forces hidden from the battlefield. ...

A Reflection of Fear (1972)

A young girl named Marguerite (Sondra Locke) lives with her mother and grandmother in New England. Marguerite lives a disturbing life with several things daily haunting her.  She also has conversations with a mysterious person who lives in her bedroom.  But...

No Time To Die (2021)

Continuing from where we last left them, James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Madeline (Lea Seydoux) are living a free and peaceful life, but it’s sadly short-lived. Bond has moved on from working as a secret agent but soon gets a visit from Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright),...

Julia (2021)

Julia is a documentary that follows the life and journey of Julia Child.  Julia was well known for her work on television and was a famous cookbook writer.  But this isn’t just about Julia’s love for food; we also discover about her upbringing, her time...

Dead & Beautiful (2021)

A group of five young adults are all wealthy and bored in life. Each week, one member from the group selects an activity for them to complete, each attempting to allow the group to do something unlike anything they've never done before. One particular week, one of...

The Many Saints of Newark (2021)

A prequel to the Emmy award-winning TV Series, the Sopranos, The Many Saints of Newark is a brutal and often confronting insight into organised crime in 1960s New York.  Told perfectly through the eyes of Christopher Moltisanti, the film navigates Tony...

Eternals (2021)

Continuing after the events of Avengers Endgame, Eternals introduces us to a new group of heroes.  We learn that the Eternals are ancient aliens who have been roaming around our Earth for thousands of years.  They exist in secret and have protected humans...

Escape from Death Block 13 (2021)

Mick (Robert Bronzi) travels to America, visiting a recycling factory to seek justice for his brother’s family after he sadly died while working on-site.  The company’s owner (Nicholas Turturro) has no interest in paying the outstanding debt regardless of the...

Halloween Kills (2021)

Continuing from Halloween (2018), Michael Myers is trapped in a house that is on fire. Returning characters Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis), Karen (Judy Greer) and Allyson (Andi Matichak) managed to escape safely but became highly concerned and stressed when they discover...

Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021)

The film begins with a pair of guys robbing a bank. Based on what we see, we understand the robbery was unsuccessful, and something tragic happened that wasn’t part of the plan. One of the dangerous robbers (Nicolas Cage) is captured, arrested and placed in prison...

The Grand Duke of Corsica (2021)

The film begins with a narration from a man named Alfred Rott (Tim Spall) before travelling back to the year 1221.  The film then returns to the present day in Malta, 2021. Alfred Rott (aka the Narrator) is a skilled architect who has been hired to work on a...

Rear Window (1954)

L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) is a professional photographer. Recently, Jefferies was hired to cover a photoshoot at a racetrack, but unfortunately, due to a crash incident, he now finds himself bound to a wheelchair with a cast around one of his legs.  Instead...

Spirit Untamed (2021)

Following on from Spirit, which originally featured back in 2002, we have a whole new adventure. The film introduces Lucky Prescott (voiced by Isabela Merced), who is still dealing with the tragic loss of her mother when she was just a young girl. After an incident...

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)

Set two years after the popular game Final Fantasy VII changed the world, Final Fantasy: Advent Children brings back the loveable characters in a whole new adventure.  Sadly for Cloud, an ex-mercenary who successfully won peace for the entire world, a new threat...

Sparkling: The Story of Champagne (2021)

Champagne! We all know what it is, and perhaps some of you are drinking a glass of it while you're reading this very review. But, do you know where Champagne came from or are you aware of Champagne throughout history? Sparkling: The Story of Champagne reveals...

My Fair Lady (1964)

Eliza (Audrey Hepburn) is a street vendor who sells flowers to make ends meet.  Professor Higgins (Rex Harrison) bumps into Eliza, and the two meet. At first, the professor is quite surprised by Eliza's language and taste in fashion as she attempts to sell him a...

The Last Duel (2021)

Based on a true story.  The film begins with a duel between Sir Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) and Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver).  But before we witness the final battle between the two, we go back in time to find out how they ended up here.  We learn...

Boiling Point (2021)

The film begins by introducing us to Andy (Stephen Graham), who is walking to work. Based on his phone conversation, we understand Andy has a lot on his plate relating to his family, and big changes are occurring in his life. Soon he walks into the front door of his...

My Father and Me (2019)

Narrated by Nick Broomfield, the documentary takes its audiences on a personal look at his relationship with his father, Maurice Broomfield. Starting with stunning imagery and a touching musical soundtrack, we learn that Nick’s father, Maurice, worked as a factory...

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

Continuing from the first film (which featured in 2002), we are shown the outbreak that occurred within Racoon City. Starting in the city's hospital, it doesn't take long until the entire city is filled with zombies. With no choice left, the city will be closed off,...

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Beginning with a fun slow-motion battle shown in reverse, viewers will witness the ultimate battle Alice was engaged in when we last saw her.  In the previous instalment, Alice had discovered a large ship carrying survivors. But sadly, Alice and the remaining...

Sirley (2020)

Set in the early ’90s, 13-year-old Nina (Emma Fasano) moves into a small apartment building with her two parents and younger brother. As the family move in, it’s evident they have several issues in many areas. Some of these areas are quite evident, and others seem...

Fire (2020)

The film begins with a group of skilled and professional firefighters attempting to put out a large blaze. The blaze results in the death of one of their fellow team members, leaving the team’s leader, Andrey (Konstantin Khabenskiy), exhausted. After Andrey and his...

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms (2021)

Continuing from Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge featured in 2020, many battles are accruing on Earth, and blood is being spilled thanks to Shao Kahn and his armies. Shoa Kahn and Raiden make an arrangement and go to the gods to make an ultimate deal to...

Glass Boy (2020)

Pino (Andrea Arru) is a young 11-year-old boy who lives with his family. His upbringing is certainly not a common one. For Pino, growing up has been a challenge as he has haemophilia and each day, he feels trapped, controlled and unable to live a normal life. On the...

Behemoth (2021)

Joshua (Josh Eisenberg) is dealing with his daughter being unwell due to an unknown toxin entering her body.  But instead of being at the hospital with his partner and his unwell daughter, he spends all his spare time seeking answers and trying to find the person...

Becoming Cousteau (2021)

For those who are not aware, Captain Jacques Cousteau is well known for many reasons. He is mostly known for his passion and love of the underwater world, but over 25 years, he also wrote books and featured in a smash-hit TV series, reaching hundreds of millions of...

Waiting for Anya (2020)

Set in 1942, when the world was filled with war, Waiting for Anya begins with a narration from an older adult named Jo.  When Jo (Noah Schnapp) was just a young boy working as a shepherd and looking after sheep in the small village known as Lesgun, he stumbled...

Last Man Down (2021)

In the present day, a deadly virus plagues the world.  John Wood (Daniel Stisten) is a dangerous man filled with pain and suffering. Thanks to flashbacks, we learn that John lost his wife during an interrogation, and the man responsible, Commander Stone (Daniel...

Psycho (1960)

Marion (Janet Leigh) is a secretary who gets tempted to do something, unlike anything she has ever done before.  She decides to steal $40,000 in cash from her workplace. Now with fears of getting caught, Marion takes the money and gets on the road fast. ...

Beyond the Law (2019)

Beginning with the tragic murder of a young man, we are introduced to multiple characters who are all somehow connected to the murder. Firstly we have Augustino "Finn" Adair (Steven Seagal), an ex-mobster attempting to live a new life as a professional businessman....

The Jack in the Box (2019)

The film begins with the introduction of a young man who is haunted by a tragic past. Casey (Ethan Taylor) gets a new job working at a slow and quiet museum, and on his first day, he is invited to go through a stack of older items located in the storage room. While...

Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021)

Continuing on from Escape Room (2019), the film begins with a rehash and summary of the last film and reintroduces the survivors, Zoey (Taylor Russell) and Ben (Logan Miller). After making a huge discovery about the masterminds behind the escape rooms, they head out...

Demonic (2021)

Carly (Carly Pope) is a woman who is regularly haunted by a tragic past involving her mother’s disappearance. Soon, she receives a message from an old acquaintance named Martin, who, at first, she ignores. But after much debate, she agrees to meet with him. ...

Out of Death (2021)

Shannon (Jamie King) is hiking up a mountain with hopes of releasing her father’s ashes. Along the walk, a storm begins, and Shannon questions if this is a sign that she should just turn back and try again another time. Pushing forward with determination, she...

The Straight Story (1999)

In Laurens, Iowa, 72-year-old Alvin (Richard Farnsworth) receives word that his brother from Mount Zion, Wisconsin, has suffered a stroke. It’s been ten years since Alvin spoke with his brother as they both said unforgivable things when they last saw each other. This...

Riders of Justice (2020)

While serving as a highly skilled soldier, Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) is advised that his wife and daughter were involved in a horrible train accident. The results of the accident are tragic, with Markus's wife dying instantly along with many others.  Thankfully,...

Nitram (2021)

Set in the '90s, the film follows a young man named Nitram (Caleb Landry Jones) who lives with his mother (Judy Davis) and father (Anthony LaPaglia).  Nitram struggles to fit in and connect with others. At times, Nitram gets sad, but thanks to medication and...

V/H/S/94 (2021)

The fourth instalment in the V/H/S series, set in 1994, begins with a skilled SWAT team making a raid at a warehouse.  They make a major discovery, learning about a mysterious cult and a bizarre setup of recorded material on older technology, including VHS...

Seance (2021)

A position for enrolment at Fairfield Academy becomes available after the mysterious death of a young woman in her room.  Camille (Suki Waterhouse) applies for the opening and is accepted. But fitting into the Academy among peers is not an easy task, and she...

Persian Lessons (2020)

Inspired by true events, the film begins in France, 1942. While travelling on his way to Switzerland, a Jewish man named Gilles (Nahuel Perez Biscayart) is captured and taken to a concentration camp in Germany.  During his transportation to the camp in a truck,...

Rogue Hostage (2021)

Kyle (Tyrese Gibson) is an ex-marine with a tragic past.  After witnessing the loss of many fellow men, he now works as a child protection officer.  Kyle still struggles with his past, dealing with bad nightmares and heavy drinking despite his new...

The Colony (2021)

In the near future, Earth becomes impossible to live on due to multiple uncontrollable issues.  Driven away by climate changes, pandemics, and other things, humans managed to successfully leave Earth and find a new planet to live on. While all seems well on...

Turkey Shoot (1982)

Set in the near future, several people, including Paul (Steve Railsback) and Chris (Olivia Hussey), refuse to submit and conform to the New World Order.  Captured, they are taken to a correction camp and labelled as deviants.  This small group of people are...

Patrick (1978)

Kathy (Susan Penhaligon) moves into a new home while going through a trial separation from her husband. She goes for a job interview at a nearby medical facility, and while her experience with patients is nothing recent, she still gets the job and begins work on the...

The Children in the Pictures (2021)

In this documentary focusing on online child sexual exploitation, we learn early on that online child sexual exploitation is the world’s fastest-growing major crime.  Yet, in the present day, less than a thousand police worldwide are dedicated to preventing...

Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two (2021)

Continuing from Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One, the film begins with Batman, aka Bruce Wayne, under the complete control of Poison Ivy.  Under Poison Ivy’s seductive control spell, Bruce makes large financial contributions. While months pass, Bruce lives...

Paprika (2006)

Get ready to enter a world unlike anything you’ve seen in cinema before.  A small team of therapists have successfully created a machine that allows them to enter their patients’ minds while sleeping and enter their dreams. The new invention which will change the...

Ainbo: Amazon Princess (2021)

Ainbo is a young woman who lives in the Amazon Rainforest. While life around her seems simple and pretty, a horrible curse has plagued the people and the land of the Amazon for many years. The cause of the curse is unknown, but many people within the village hope it...

Ride the Eagle (2021)

Leif (Jake Johnson) lives in a small cabin in one of his friend’s backyards.  On a day-to-day basis, Leif enjoys doing very little other than smoking drugs, hanging out with his dog, and taking pride in the fact that he plays the bongos in a band that he hopes...

Martyrs Lane (2021)

Leah (Kiera Thompson) is a ten-year-old girl who lives in a vicarage with her older sister, mother and father. Her family is highly religious, and they find themselves always helping others in need, and people within the community will request a blessing or even...

The Suicide Squad (2021)

After a secret specimen in a lab threatens the world, it’s up a whole new Suicide Squad from Belle Reve to save the day. Bloodsport (Idris Elba) has been invited to lead the new team but refuses. He naturally has a change of heart when he speaks to his daughter and...

Pig (2021)

Rob (Nicolas Cage) is an experienced truffle hunter who hunts by himself in the Oregonian wilderness. Helping him with his hunts is his long term companion- a large female Pig. Life for Rob is generally quiet, and he keeps to himself, even keeping to minimal small...

Initiation (2020)

In this movie, one of the biggest highlights in America is happening right now at a university campus- pledge week!  During this week, young people attending university accept challenges to prove their worth, drink heavily and party. It's evident that social...

Relic (2020)

When a grandmother named Edna (Robyn Nevin) appears to have gone missing, her daughter Kay (Emily Mortimer), and her granddaughter Sam (Bella Heathcote), decides to check on her. As Kay and Sam arrive at Edna's home, they confirm she is missing. A police report is...

Coming Home in the Dark (2021)

A family of four are on a road trip. The father, Alan (Erik Thomson), the mother, Jill (Miriama McDowell) and their two teenage sons Jorden (Frankie Paratene) and Maika (Billy Paratene), are travelling through New Zealand. We witness the general interactions of this...

Forever First Love (2020)

Paul (Steven Rooke) is a highly-skilled photographer working for a magazine company.  By pure luck, while visiting the Philippines for work and taking some photos in the local markets, he sees Anna, his first love (Carlotta Morelli). After seeing her from afar,...

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

The film begins with a narration explaining the Legend of the Ten Rings and its origins. We also learn about the man who discovered the powerful rings and used them consistently until something significant happened in his life.  The film fast forwards to the...

Die in a Gunfight (2021)

Set in New York City, Die in a Gunfight is a modern tale of Romeo + Juliet. The story is narrated by actor Billy Crudup, who first introduces the audience to Ben Gibbon (Diego Boneta).   Ben is well known for taking a beating and never seems to give up a...

Superhost (2021)

Teddy (Osric Chau) and Claire (Sarah Canning) are a young couple who are also full-time vloggers with their very own channel, Superhost. Together they have built a reputation and large following by visiting various hotels and holiday spots and reviewing them with...

Candyman (2021)

Continuing from the first film, which featured in 1992, Candyman (2021) is set in 2019.  It’s been an entire decade since Cabrini towers were completely torn down.  This new instalment follows Anthony (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), who lives with his girlfriend,...

Hammer (2019)

The film begins with a young man, Chris (Mark O’Brien), entering the woods to conduct a secret drug and cash deal with another man. But during the exchange, something occurs that puts Chris on the run. While successfully getting away on a motorbike, he bumps into...

Hunter’s Moon (2020)

Hunter's Moon (also known as The Orchard) follows a family's move to a quiet life in the country. As the father, mother and three teenage daughters enter the small town several reveals are made. We learn that the house this family has just purchased had a previous...

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (2021)

Michael (Ryan Reynolds) was once known as an excellent AAA-rated bodyguard; well, that was until he was the bodyguard for a hitman named Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson). After the events of The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), Michael is depressed and having haunting...

Reminiscence (2021)

The future world has forever changed and Miami is permanently flooded.  The night is when the city really comes alive, and daytime is filled with emptiness and hardly anyone walking around. The film introduces Nick (Hugh Jackman), a man who limps on one leg due to...

Streamline (2021)

Benjamin (Levi Miller) is a fifteen-year-old young man who hopes to become the next Olympic swimming champion for Australia.  With his mum's help, he gets up every morning at 3 am to train with his coach.  His mother is determined to help Benjamin in every...

Respect (2021)

We meet Aretha Franklin as just a young child in this film before following her life and fame.  From this introduction, we understand her upbringing and what life was like with her family. Aretha would always have the honour of singing at dinner parties and even...

Hands of the Ripper (1971)

The film begins by showing us Jack the Ripper on the run after his most recent killing. When he returns home, he kills his lover, who had been unaware of his identity as a dangerous murderer. Witnessing this horrific murder is Jack's daughter, a small child sitting in...

Free Guy (2021)

Guy (Ryan Reynolds) opens the film with narration, explaining his day-to-day life to viewers, including working at a bank.  We also gain an insight into where he lives, Free City.  But when Guy begins to have vivid dreams, he makes some major...

Sator (2019)

The story of Sator follows Adam (Gabriel Nicholson), a deer hunter who lives a lonely existence in a "cabin in the woods." We learn that occasionally his brother Pete (Michael Daniel) will pop in for a visit and that his Grandmother who lives close by, Nani...

The Dead Zone (1983)

Based on a novel by Stephen King, The Dead Zone follows Johnny (Christopher Walken), a teacher who is head over heels in love with a woman he hopes to marry in due time. But things go wrong when Johnny gets involved in a terrible motor vehicle accident, putting Johnny...

Mosquito State (2020)

Set in 2007, the film introduces Richard (Beau Knapp), a talented yet highly obsessive data analyst who works on Wall Street. Richard is passionate about details. He generally keeps to himself as he lacks people skills and struggles to have decent conversations with...

Jakob’s Wife (2021)

Anne (Barbara Crampton) lives in a small town married to Jakob, the church pastor who enjoys helping others within the community. But for Anne, things could be a lot better, especially when it comes to her marriage with Jakob. Over the last thirty years, their...

Bleed With Me (2020)

Rowan (Lee Marshall) accepts an invitation from her friend Emily (Lauren Beatty) to go to an isolated cabin during winter. Joining them is Emily's boyfriend Brendon (Aris Tyros).  Our three leads begin the film by driving up to the cabin, and Rowan has a nap in...

The Ice Road (2021)

Set in Canada, the film begins with a group of miners working underground.  An explosion occurs, trapping over twenty men underground. Without air supply, it's only a matter of time until the men run out of oxygen and die.  With the clock ticking, an...

Jungle Cruise (2021)

Dr Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt) recovers an artifact that will lead her deep into the Amazon with hopes of finding an ancient tree rumoured to have the power to heal. The only catch is, to travel in the Amazon and possibly changed medicine forever, Dr Lily and her...

Nightmares (1980)

On February 23th, 1963, a tragic event occurred to a young girl and her mother.  On this day, young Cathy is sleeping in the backseat of a car while her mother is driving. Her mother is making out with a man in the front seat of the car.  Cathy wakes with...

Malcolm (1986)

Shy but talented mechanical mastermind Malcolm (Colin Friels) lives in Melbourne, Australia and works with trams (his favourite things to be around). But when Malcolm is fired for building his very own tram, he's not sure what he'll do next.  Jobless and with...

Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One (2021)

Gotham City is filled with crime, chaos, and corruption, thanks to the powerful Falcone family. In the present day, many people live in fear as corruption gets even more potent and crime is rising on the city streets. Bruce Wayne (aka Batman) is working on ways to...

Django Shoots First (1966)

Django is a cowboy with a skilled hand and a gun. While Django is travelling, he bumps into a bounty killer who happens to be carrying his dead father. He successfully shoots and kills the bounty killer, leaving him questioning what to do next with his dead father....

Honey Boy (2019)

The film begins with the introduction of a 22-year-old male actor named Otis (Luke Hedges). Otis is working on various blockbuster films until he encounters several frustrations.  Some of these frustrations lead to him drinking heavily before being involved in a...

Songbird (2020)

The year is 2024, and the pandemic continues to cause havoc around the world. Now known as COVID23, the death toll has skyrocketed up to 8,400,010 in 2024 alone. This newest COVID strain causes more harm, and the virus can now attack brain tissue.  Life for many...

Paradise Cove (2021)

Knox (Todd Grinnell) is a contractor who gets the opportunity to take his wife Tracey (Mena Suvari) to Malibu. Sadly, Knox's mother recently passed away, and now he has desires to renovate his mum's beach house with hopes of selling it at a huge profit due to its...

Ravage (2019)

The film begins with a state detective visiting a bandage covered patient in a hospital.  So badly wounded, the bandages even cover her face. The patient begins to reveal how she got herself in such a condition, and we soon learn the woman's name is Harper...

Lowdown Dirty Criminals (2020)

Freddy (James Rolleston) and his best mate Marvin (Samuel Austin) are about to embark into a world of crime, chaos, and trouble. It all starts when Freddy loses his job as a pizza delivery driver.  A customer accuses Freddy of being late with the delivery and of...

Breaker Morant (1980)

Set in South Africa in 1901, Breaker Morant is an Australian film that follows the Boer War. A team of Australian Bushveldt Carbineers are given orders to take on the enemy and leave no man alive. But these orders land Lieutenant Harry Morant and two other men on...

The Toll (2021)

Set in Wales, Officer Catrin (Annes Elwy) receives a personal invitation to visit the local Toll Booth at night. She finds the operator wants to have a quiet and straightforward discussion with just the two of them. From this, we gain an interesting back story,...

Till Death (2021)

Emma (Megan Fox) is currently in a dull and soulless marriage.  So bored in her marriage, she has even considered seeing another man but can never actually go through with it. This year, her husband has a special treat for the two of them on their wedding...

The Secret Garden (2020)

Based on The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1911), the 2020 adaption follows little Mary Lennox, who has recently been orphaned.  Upon being sent from India to her uncle's estate, Misselthwaite, we follow her adjustment to a new way of life in...

Old (2021)

The film introduces a family of four who are travelling to a holiday resort. Upon arriving at the resort, everything seems lovely and luxurious. The family begins to interact with other members at the resort who are also on vacation for different purposes and...

The Boy Behind the Door (2020)

Bobby (Lonnie Chavis) and Kevin (Ezra Dewey) are best friends who are both twelve years old. One day the two are hanging out in the woods, walking around and chatting.  When Bobby realises that Kevin is no longer talking back to him from afar, Bobby...

Being John Malkovich (1999)

Being John Malkovich (1999) - Movie Review 19th July 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Craig (John Cusack) is a talented puppeteer, but he fails to make a living off it. He lives with his wife Lotte Schwartz (Cameron Diaz), who works at a pet store and is obsessed with...

Whiplash (2014)

Whiplash (2014) - Movie Review 16th July 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Andrew (Miles Teller) is a young drummer who has dreams and the solid potential to become one of the greatest drummers of our time.  Upon joining a music conservatory group, he is given an...

In Fabric (2018)

In Fabric (2018) - Movie Review 14th July 2021 Written by Amanda Rosazza Without giving too much away, the film follows the journey of a red dress—a red dress with a curse. At the beginning of the film, we meet a lovely woman named Sheila (Marianne Jean-Baptiste),...

Agnes Joy (2019)

Rannveig (Katla M. Þorgeirsdóttir) is exhausted, overdue for a holiday and completely worn out from many elements of her life in the present day. Some of these elements include dealing with her family, which consists of her husband and only daughter, her workplace at...

Hope (2019)

Set one day before Christmas Eve, the film introduces Anja (Andrea Bræin Hovig), who lives with her long term partner Tomas (Stellen Skarsgård). Anja and Tomas are a blended family with six children. A year ago, Anja had lung cancer which was caused by heavy smoking...

Nine Days (2020)

Set in a time and place that looks like the afterlife, Will (Winston Duke) spends his days viewing the many lives of people on Earth on a stack of old tube TVs. When one of the TVs loses signal, it's up to Will to seek someone to replace the person lost.  Will...

Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)

The ultimate NBA Basketball player and superstar LeBron James struggles to connect with his son, who enjoys making and creating high-quality videogames. LeBron feels his son should receive the same upbringing as he did, telling him to spend more time focusing on other...

Black Widow (2021)

Set between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers Infinity War, Black Widow (2021) follows Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), who is currently on the run.  While she manages to find a place to stay low, she soon receives word of a situation related to her...

Son (2021)

Laura (Andi Matichak) is a single mother who works as a school teacher and lives with her one and only son, David (Luke David Blu). Life for the two of them seems well until Laura hears some strange noise coming from her son's bedroom in the middle of the night. ...

Occupation: Rainfall (2020)

Occupation: Rainfall (2020) - Movie Review 3rd July 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The sequel focuses on a returning group of survivors, who are all from Sydney. Continuing on from the previous instalment of Occupation (2018), the aliens that landed on Earth two years...

Perfumes (2019)

Guillaume (Grégory Montel) is down on luck in the present day. He is currently going through a divorce and attempting to gain shared custody of his ten-year-old daughter. Guillaume requires a larger place to live as his apartment is far too small for both him and his...

Vicious Fun (2020)

Vicious Fun (2020) - Movie Review 1st July 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Evan Marsh as Joel - Vicious Fun _ Photo Credit: Shudder Set in the 1980s, Joel (Even Marsh) is a film critic and magazine writer passionate about all relating to the genre of horror. But life...

Volition (2019)

Volition (2019) - Movie Review 1st July 2021 Written by Peter Walkden James (Adrian Glynn McMorrian) is gifted with a unique ability.  At any moment, James can receive a glimpse into his future before key events happen.  He is haunted by his past, which...

Little Joe (2019)

Alice (Emily Beecham) is a single mother working as a highly-skilled plant breeder in a corporation lab. Alice, along with her lab partner Chris (Ben Whishaw), is on the verge of a massive discovery that could not only change the future of plants but radically...

Slither (2006)

Slither (2006) - Movie Review 28th June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The film begins with an asteroid flying straight to Earth.  After crashing into a small town, the asteroid opens to reveal an unusual amount of slime and pink goo inside.  We then get to...

Alfie (1966)

Alfie (1966) - Movie Review 26th June 2020 Written by Peter Walkden The film introduces us to Alfie (Michael Caine), a charming, smooth-talking ladies man. Alfie introduces himself by breaking the fourth wall, looking straight into the camera and talking to the...

Black Water (2007)

Black Water (2007) - Movie Review 23rd June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Black Water begins with the introduction of Lee (Maeve Dermody), her older sister Grace (Diana Glenn) and her long-term boyfriend Adam (Andy Rodoreda). The three decide to take a holiday in...

The Giant Claw (1957)

The Giant Claw (1957) - Movie Review 23th June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Mitch (Jeff Morrow) is a skilled pilot and an electronics engineer who likes to make his own rules. One day, while flying and conducting several routine checks, Mitch spots something in the...

Synchronic (2019)

Synchronic (2019) - Movie Review 23rd June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Set in the city of New Orleans, the film introduces us to two paramedics who are also close friends. Steve (Anthony Mackie) & Dennis (James Dornan) are well known for working consistently,...

Buckley’s Chance (2021)

Ridley (Milan Burch) is dealing with the loss of his father, who died one year ago as a hero while saving three people. His mother, Gloria (Victoria Hill), decides to leave New York and move to Western Australia, where the two can start fresh and live with Ridley's...

Cranston Academy: Monster Zone (2020)

Danny (voiced by Jamie Bell) is a smart young boy and an inventor. When judges at a school competition ignore his latest stunning and brilliant nanobot invention, Danny is naturally disappointed. Soon he is approached by Miss Evans, the principal at Cranston Academy,...

Fast & Furious 9 (2021)

Continuing from where we last saw Dom and his crew from Fast of the Furious, Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), along with their son, live a quiet life far away from everything and everyone. But it is not long until Dom and Letty are visited by some old...

Then Came You (2020)

Then Came You (2020) - Movie Review 14th June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Annabelle (Kathie Lee Gifford) is a widow. Sick of living alone and in the past, she decides to pack her bags and go on a trip unlike any she has taken before. She packs her husband's ashes in...

Superdeep (2020)

Superdeep (2020) - Movie Review 14th June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Milena Radulovic as Anya -The Superdeep-Photo Credit:Shudder Anya (Milena Radulovic) is a scientist with a horrific past relating to the death of one of her close colleagues. One evening while...

Moonbound (2021)

Peter (or as his sister and mother call him, Petie) has just moved into a new home with his mum and sister but is forced to share a room with his little sister. Peter believes his little sister has a wild yet annoying imagination. We also learn that Peter has big...

From the Vine (2019)

The film begins with a narration from the leading character named Mark (Joe Pantoliano). We hear about Mark's upbringing in Italy and how he eventually immigrated to the United States as a young boy. We also gain an understanding of his education, his marriage and his...

Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)

Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) - Movie Review 10th June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Continuing from Batman V Superman, the world is still mourning the tragic loss of Superman. Bruce Wayne, AKA Batman (Ben Affleck), has significant concerns about the safety of...

In The Heights (2021)

Usnavi de la Vega (Anthony Ramos) owns a small grocery store and passionately saves every cent he earns towards his ultimate dream. He dreams of leaving New York and setting up his own family business in the Dominican Republic.  Daily he interacts with many...

Percy vs Goliath (2020)

Based on a true story. Percy Schmeiser (Christopher Walken) is a Canadian farmer. We learn that Percy is married, enjoys working hard, and is a man of faith. He also calls himself a seed saver, and his farm, along with the seeds, has been carried down through many...

Lapsis (2020)

Ray (Dean Imperial) works as a delivery driver. His job does not pay a great deal, and he finds it challenging to financially take care of both himself and his younger brother, who requires medical treatment.  When an opportunity comes up, thanks to one of Ray's...

Cousins (2021)

Based on the novel "Cousins" by Patricia Grace, Cousins introduces the touching story of three Maori women who are cousins. The film begins with an older woman walking around a city, lost and unsure of her surroundings. As she walks, various things trigger memories...

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

Horror fans rejoice! The 8th film in The Conjuring Universe does not disappoint! This is the jaunt fans have been waiting for, featuring everyone's favourite real-life Paranormal Investigators, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga). ...

The Amusement Park (2019)

The Amusement Park (2019) - Movie Review 1st June 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The Amusement Park has finally been discovered, forty-six years after it was initially completed by the well-known director George A. Romero in 1973.  After resurfacing, it has...

Caveat (2020)

Isaac (Jonathan French) is a lone drifter before being approached by someone who offers him work. The job offers Isaac two hundred dollars per day over five days for a simple task.  All he has to do is look after a psychologically troubled woman named Olga and...

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) - Movie Review 29th May 2021 Written by Trisha Walkden One of my favourite franchises of all time is the Indiana Jones series.  From the first moment Indiana Jones was introduced in Raiders of the Lost Ark, I was...

Deliver Us from Evil (2020)

In-nam (Jung-min Hwang) is a highly skilled assassin who recently finished what he declared was his last and final job. With retirement on his mind, In-nam attempts to leave and begin a new life. But shortly after he completes his final kill, he receives word about a...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) - Movie Review 27th May 2021 Written by Trisha Walkden MARTIN FREEMAN as the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the fantasy adventure “THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY,” a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures...

Minamata (2020)

W. Eugene Smith is well known for his black and white photography at Life Magazine. In the past, he has seen many unspeakable things in the aftermath of war. In the present day, W. Eugene Smith is sick of working for Life Magazine and walks away to spend his remaining...

The Space Between the Lines (2019)

The Space Between the Lines (2019) - Movie Review 26th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The film begins with the introduction of two leading characters. Firstly, we are introduced to Leo (Alexander Fehling), who has complications with his current relationship,...

Bye Bye Morons (2020)

Throughout this film, we get to follow two characters.  Firstly, we are introduced to Suze Trappet (Virginie Efira), who discovers she is quite ill with a disease. Based on the recent discovery about the disease and her remaining time left, Suze decides to find...

Vanquish (2021)

Vanquish (2021) - Movie Review 23rd May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Victoria (Ruby Rose) had a dark past as a Russian drug courier. Presently, she looks after her only daughter, who is currently unwell with a medical condition, and works for a retired cop named...

Death of a Ladies’ Man (2020)

Samuel (Gabriel Byrne) is a college professor who is about to have an awful week thanks to some unpredictable moments. He catches his wife sleeping with another man, and shortly after, she demands a divorce from him. But Samuel also starts to see many strange things,...

A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

A Quiet Place Part II (2020) - Movie Review 20th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden With their shelter and base ruined, the Abbott family have no choice but to pack a few remaining items and walk outside into the world once again. But it's not long until they bump into...

Don’t Look Back (2020)

Don't Look Back (2020) - Movie Review 19th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Issac (Johnathan French) a loner man and a drifter. He's approached by someone he knows who offers him a job. The job offers two hundred dollars per day over five days. The task is to look...

The Call (2020)

The Call (2020) - Movie Review 19th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Please Note - This film is Available on Shudder US & CA (Not Australia*) The year is 1987 and Chris (Chester Rushing) is a teenager arriving at a new school after something awful occurred at his...

Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)

Following on from the previous Saw films, Spiral: From the Book of Saw introduces a new lead character named Detective Zeke Banks (Chris Rock).   After finishing his most recent undercover case, which did not end well, Zeke is forced to take on a new...

Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)

Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) - Movie Review 13th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Hannah (Angelina Jolie) is a firefighter with a tragedy filled past. After making a call that cost the lives of innocent people, Hannah is transferred to the local fire tower to watch...

What Lies Below (2020)

What Lies Below (2020) - Movie Review 10th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Liberty (Ema Horvath) is a sixteen-year-old who has just returned from a school camp. When her mother, Michelle (Mena Suvari), picks her up, she explains that she has met someone. Reaching...

The Godmother (2020)

Set in Paris, The Godmother introduces Patience (Isabelle Huppert), who works closely with the Police in the narcotics division as a translator.  Patience assists by translating transcripts, and interpreting during interrogations, Police raids and live...

I Blame Society (2020)

I Blame Society (2020) - Movie Review 8th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Gillian (Gillian Wallace Horvat) is an upcoming filmmaker filled with creative ideas, but each exciting idea for a project ends with a roadblock and rejection from decision-makers. Gillian...

Finding You (2021)

Finding You (2021) - Movie Review 7th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Finley (Katherine McNamara) has the passion and desire to be a professional violinist; however, she isn’t successful at getting accepted to a New York Conservatory.  As she is understandably...

June Again (2021)

June Again (2021) - Movie Review 5th May 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The film introduces us to June (Noni Hazlehurst), who has dementia.  She currently lives in a special care ward that allows her family to visit and get the care required.  We...

Assault on VA-33 (2021)

Set in Buffalo, New York, it is three days before Christmas.  Jason (Patrick Sean Flanery) is a highly-skilled veteran, having suffered from a tragic incident with his fellow men in the field. In the present day, Jason suffers from haunting visions of the tragedy...

Fried Barry (2020)

Barry (Gary Green), to put it politely, is not a lovely human being. He is a heavy drug addict and has no interest in looking after his current partner and only child, all of whom live in a small rundown home.  Visiting a local pub, Barry catches up with a mate...

Schemers (2019)

Schemers follows Davie (Conor Berry) in the early 1970s, who is young and full of ambition to do great things. Davie was hoping for a career in the world of football, but after a one-night stand with the wrong woman, he finds himself with one of his legs in a cast....

Wrath of Man (2021)

Set in Los Angeles, Wrath of Man follows a man with the nickname of H (Jason Statham). H applies for a job with a cash truck company after the last company he worked for went bust. He has skills and qualifications that cannot be ignored, and naturally, he gets the...

Triggered (2020)

Triggered (2020) - Movie Review 28th April 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The film follows nine best friends who come together to celebrate a five-year high school reunion. The entire group are out camping at night in a forest, allowing us to witness the nine...

A Violent Separation (2019)

A Violent Separation (2019) - Movie Review 28th August 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Set in 1983 in a slow and quiet town, the film follows a deputy named Norman Young (Brenton Thwaites). Norman is known as a good man and a good deputy within his local community. On...

The Furnace (2020)

Hanif (Ahmed Malek) is an Afghan cameleer who has desires to leave the Australian outback. At the start of the film, we witness a horrific moment in Hanif's life that makes him fed up with his current ways, including his beliefs regarding religion. This tragic moment...

Twist (2021)

Twist (2021) - Movie Review 27th April 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Based on the well-known novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, here we have a new modern style on the classic tale.  The film introduces us to Oliver Twist (or Twist for short), who grows...

Who is Gatsby Randolph? (2019)

This is not based on a true story; this is a true story. The film introduces us to the legendary Gatsby Randolph through interviews by William Geoffrey, host of the TV show Lifestyles of the Elite & Famous.  William is invited into Gatsby's stunning home not...

Mortal Kombat (2021)

Mortal Kombat (2021) - Movie Review 22nd April 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Mortal Kombat (2021) follows Cole (Lewis Tan), an MMA fighter who tries to earn cash by putting on a good show in the ring.  He also fights to make money for his partner and young...

Land (2021)

Land (2021) - Movie Review 21st April 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Edee (Robin Wright) is dealing with a significant personal tragedy in the present day. Her sister encourages her to get counselling, which she tries, but nothing helps Edee's wounds and current...

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday (2021) - Movie Review 21st April 2021 Written by Peter Walkden The United States Vs Billie Holiday follows the career of the talented jazz singer Billie Holiday.  We witness many highlights from Billie's life, including...

Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)

Six Minutes to Midnight (2020) - Movie Review 21th April 2021 Written by Peter Walkden Based on actual events from the year 1939 and a couple of weeks before WWII begins. A strange event occurs with a teacher working at a German all-girls boarding school,...

El Americano: The Movie (2016)

The film follows a small, male, Mexican parrot named Cuco. Cuco and his family are part of a well-known circus, but Cuco is sick of being in the family business; instead, he would rather become an ultimate crime fighter. When Cuco isn't working with the family circus,...

The Dry (2020)

Aaron Falk (Eric Bana) is a detective located in Melbourne, Australia. He receives word that one of his childhood friends has committed suicide after murdering his family. Aaron returns to his hometown to pay his respects, but what he hoped would be a short visit back...

Willy’s Wonderland (2021)

A stranger is driving along a road when his car breaks down. Upon investigating, he finds spikes were laid on the street, popping all four of his tyres. He accepts a ride with someone who inspects his car, letting him know it will take $1,000 to fix.  Leaving his...

Nobody (2021)

The film opening shows us a stranger locked up in an interrogation room with a small kitty cat.  When questioned as to who he is, he answers that he is, in fact, a Nobody.  We are then shown flashbacks, telling us that the man's name is Hutch (Bob Odenkirk),...

Ascendant (2021)

A young woman named Aria Wolf (Charlotte Best) wakes up in an elevator, finding she is tied up and blindfolded. She soon breaks free from her bindings and discovers that she is alone in a high-speed elevator in Shanghai with no memory of her past. Aria also has no...

Gunda (2020)

Gunda is a documentary that examines the daily life of several animals living on a farm. Some of these animals include a large pig, a couple of cows and a one-legged chicken. The film takes its audience on a journey while watching these animals doing various...