Netflix Reviews

Fortress 2: Sniper’s Eye (2022)

Fortress 2: Sniper’s Eye (2022)

Continuing on from Fortress (2021), the film begins with Robert (Bruce Willis) fulfilling his promise to rescue the wife of his defeated enemy Balzary (Chad Michael Murray).  While Robert's secret mission is successful, he is shot and badly wounded.  Robert...

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Fortress (2021)

Fortress (2021)

Paul (Jesse Metcalfe) owns a company that works with cryptocurrency.  In desperate need of some finances to keep his company afloat, Paul decides to seek out his father, who he hasn't seen in years.  Paul's father, Robert (Bruce Willis), lives in a secret...

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Ghosts of the Ozarks (2021)

Ghosts of the Ozarks (2021)

Low-budget horror fans - this is for you.   Ghosts of the Ozarks is set in the late 1860s in post-civil war Arkansas.  We follow James "Doc" McCune (Thomas Hobson)  on his journey to a remote fortress-like town called Norfork.  Before he...

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Eraser: Reborn (2022)

Eraser: Reborn (2022)

U.S Marshal Mason Pollard is highly skilled when it comes to the witness protection game.  He’s also known for successfully “erasing” many witnesses who must live in secrecy to testify.  The film begins with Mason conducting a successful rescue, and we see...

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Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)

Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)

The film begins in the old west with a woman and her son travelling by horse.  When strangers approach, they exchange words resulting in the woman and her son being attacked.  Thankfully, the young boy manages to escape into town safely and seeks help from...

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Gasoline Alley (2022)

Gasoline Alley (2022)

The film opens with Jimmy (Devon Sawa) sitting at a bar alone, keeping to himself.  He's approached by an attractive woman named Star (Irina Antonenko), and the two begin to flirt.  We next see Jimmy on a new day working at his tattoo parlour, Gasoline...

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Haute Couture (2021)

Haute Couture (2021)

Esther (Nathalie Baye) is a highly-skilled seamstress at the famous Dior Avenue Montaigne workshop.  We understand that Esther lives alone, shares conversations with her flowers and has a sweet tooth for chocolates and general treats.  Given her age, Esther...

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

They're baccckkkkkk!  The Minions return in this prequel set in the 1970s.  We're talking the whole '70s vibe here - retro art and decor, disco tunes and colourful costumes and characters!  As the title suggests, we join a young Gru (Steve Carell), 12...

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My Sweet Monster (2021)

My Sweet Monster (2021)

Set in a world of magic and fairy tales, My Sweet Monster follows a sixteen-year-old princess named Barbara (voiced by Haylie Duff).  As a princess, you would think life would be perfect, but sadly for Barbara, life in the palace is far from wonderful.  Barbara has...

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Elvis (2022)

Elvis (2022)

The film begins by introducing an older man named Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks), who we learn was once Elvis Presley’s agent and personal manager.  Colonel Parker serves as our narrator, taking us back to where it all began, starting with Elvis’s...

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Revealer (2022)

Revealer (2022)

Set in Chicago during the 1980s, the film follows a stripper named Angie (Caito Aase), who has just accepted another shift in a private booth.  As Angie walks into her workplace to begin the lengthy shift, she is greeted by a group of protesters who are always...

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Sundown (2021)

Sundown (2021)

We start with a wealthy family on a much-needed vacation in Mexico.  The family consists of Neil (Tim Roth) and Alice Bennett (Charlotte Gainsbourg), along with their son Colin (Samuel Bottomley) and Alexa (Albertine Kotting McMillan).  While on holiday, the...

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The Retreat (2021)

The Retreat (2021)

The film introduces us to Renee (Tommie-Amber Pirie) and Valerie (Sarah Allen), who are currently in a relationship.  The two plan to exit the city and travel to a cabin in the woods for a pre-wedding event where Renee will finally meet Valerie's friends. ...

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The Medusa Touch (1978)

The Medusa Touch (1978)

Set in London, the film begins with Detective-Inspector Brunel (Lino Ventura) being called to investigate the tragic murder of a man named John Morlar (Richard Burton).  Upon arriving at the scene of the crime, Brunel discovers this isn't a normal murder, and the...

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Lightyear (2022)

Lightyear (2022)

I have got to tell you; I wasn't sure how I felt about a Buzz Lightyear origin story.  But!  I am also willing to try anything once, and I'm pleased to report that I was pleasantly surprised!  One with upgraded animation, one with new directors, writers...

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The Contender (2000)

The Contender (2000)

U.S. President Jackson Evans (Jeff Bridges) is making his choice for a replacement Vice President.  According to the people of the U.S and staff in The Whitehouse, the obvious choice is Jack Hathaway (William Peterson).  Hathaway has an impressive record and...

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Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

Continuing from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), Jurassic World Dominion is a whole new story.  The world has changed forever with dinosaurs now roaming our Earth once again.  In the present day, Owen (Chris Pratt) is living with Claire (Bryce Dallas...

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Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

It's been over thirty years since Maverick, aka Pete Mitchell (Tom Cruise), took part in Top Gun.  Currently, Maverick works as a test pilot, laying low and waiting for retirement.  Plus, he knows he'll never be promoted doing what he's doing, and this...

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Mortal Thoughts (1991)

Mortal Thoughts (1991)

The film begins by introducing a mysterious woman named Cynthia (Demi Moore), who is about to be interrogated at a police station by Det. John Woods (Harvey Keitel).  Cynthia is about to reveal dark secrets from the past, which could be the key to solving a...

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One False Move (1992)

One False Move (1992)

Fantasia (Cynda Williams), Ray (Billy Bob Thornton) and Pluto (Michael Beach) are a trio of criminals involved in various drug deals and horrific murders.  The three plan to travel via car from Los Angeles to Houston, ending up in a small town known as Star City...

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A Hero (2021)

A Hero (2021)

The film begins with an introduction to Rahim (Amir Jadidi).  Rahim is currently in prison due to being unable to repay a heavy debt.  While in prison, he is given leave entitlements to see his loved ones and others close to him.  When Rahim is released...

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Benediction (2021)

Benediction (2021)

Siegfried Sassoon (Jack Lowden) was once a soldier during World War I and witnessed many horrific moments and sad tragedies.  From his experiences on the Western Front, Siegfried voices his frustrations and opinions about the problems and poor choices surrounding...

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Other Netflix Reviews

Ablaze (2021)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers, please be advised that this film contains themes of violence and oppression against Indigenous Australians and images and videos of deceased persons. Introducing Ablaze, a feature-length documentary that looks back at the...

The Found Footage Phenomenon (2021)

This documentary looks at the cinema phenomenon and genre known as Found Footage.  Many film buffs surely have seen films such as The Blair Witch Project (1999), Cloverfield (2008) and Paranormal Activity (2007), which were highly successful features when they...

Carbon – The Unauthorised Biography (2022)

Where did Carbon come from?  How does Carbon work?  Did it come from the big bang?  This new feature-length documentary will discuss every question you’ve had about Carbon.  From the beginning of this feature, we understand that Carbon’s creation...

Beyond the Wastleand (2021)

Most movie lovers are familiar with the cinematic legend of Mad Max, which began with its first feature back in 1979, followed up by two more film instalments.  To this day, the franchise is classed as one of the greatest Australian film series ever made. ...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Last Blockbuster (2020)

The Last Blockbuster is a documentary about how Blockbuster Video began and eventually became one of the greatest retailers of entertainment. As well as that, this is also the sad story of how the major retailer fell apart leaving only one Blockbuster Store remaining....

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper is a Documentary about one of the biggest aeroplane heists in history.  It was November 1971 and a man known as DB Cooper hijacked a plane flying out of Portland, Oregon.  How did he do it?  A stranger boarded a plane and handed a note to a...

The Leadership (2020)

A woman named Fabian Dattner is a professional leadership consultant and CEO who had a dream one night and believes she has the key for the future for women everywhere. Fabian gets the idea to put a big group of female scientists on a voyage for 20 days with...

Brock: Over The Top (2020)

Introducing a feature-length documentary that shares the life and journey of Peter Brock.  If you're not familiar with the name, Peter Brock was very well known within Australia.  Many would state that Peter Brock was the most significant racing car driver that...

House of Cardin (2019)

Welcome to a behind the scenes look at the mind of an icon who changed fashion and our world forever. House of Cardin is a documentary that takes fans behind the scenes into the life of Pierre Cardin through archive footage and shows us where his journey began. The...

David Stratton: A Cinematic Life (2017)

In case you’ve never heard of him; David Stratton is a very well-known film critic in Australia. Best known for his tv series “The Movie Show” which also featured another respectful film critic, Margret Pomeranz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoTbplWKvOg A Cinematic...

Tea with the Dames (2018)

This is a film about four actresses (who are now Dames) catching up together to share stories, have tea, share memories and most importantly laugh. Our Dames are Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright & Maggie Smith. https://youtu.be/DeGaIFcq0JU From the...

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

I had no idea before watching this film who Fred Rogers was. I’ve seen his shows, but I wasn’t aware of this film when it arrived in the cinemas overseas. Many audiences who watched this film only had praises to give out about it. After watching this film myself, I...

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

For those who are not aware, this film is, in fact, a documentary about the life of the late actor, Robin Williams. The film follows his journey from a young boy who became an unforgettable actor, comedian and voice actor for animation films- a man who knew how to...