Top Rated Reviews

The Holdovers (2023)

The Holdovers (2023)

Paul Hunham (Paul Giamatti) is a teacher at a prep school located in New England during the 1970s. Paul is a firm, strict, and extremely cranky teacher and is disliked by students and co-workers alike. As school breaks up for another year over Christmas, many students...

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The Royal Hotel (2023)

The Royal Hotel (2023)

Two backpackers and good friends, Hanna (Julia Garner) and Liv (Jessica Henwick), are having the time of their lives as the cruise ship they are currently travelling on enters Sydney, Australia. However, their wild times of travelling and partying halt when Liv...

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PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie (2023)

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie (2023)

The PAW Patrol are back, but this time, you'll see them like you've never seen them before! The film opens at a junkyard where two workers encounter a mysterious person stealing a highly powerful magnet customarily used to lift and move various scraps. We soon learn...

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Past Lives (2023)

Past Lives (2023)

The film opens with three people sitting at a bar. We hear a voiceover and strangers questioning their status- who's dating who, and what kind of discussions are being had among them? One thing is sure: their relationship is awkward, emotional, and dramatic. After...

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John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)

John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)

Time has passed since we last saw John (Keanu Reeves), and he is living secretly underground with the Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne). John continues to train his body and contemplate his next move against The High Table. At the same time, we learn that Winston (Ian...

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Red, White & Brass (2023)

Red, White & Brass (2023)

Maka (John-Paul Foliaki) and his best mate Veni (Dimitrius Schuster-Koloamatangi) are massive fans of all things rugby. When it is announced that their town will be hosting the ultimate Rugby World Cup game of Tonga vs. France, the pair will do anything to make sure...

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Air (2023)

Air (2023)

Welcome to the year 1984. At this time, Nike is at an all-time low with a poor market share for shoe sales. Continually being outdone by their competitors Adidas and Converse, Nike plans to work with three new upcoming Basketball players to promote their product. They...

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Women Talking (2022)

Women Talking (2022)

Set in 2010, a group of women living in an isolated religious community are now making a choice. The women have been continually dealing with sexual abuse and violence towards them, and in the past, they have been told that they are simply dreaming or perhaps coming...

read more
Run Lola Run (1998)

Run Lola Run (1998)

Run Lola Run begins with stunning visuals and a voice-over talking about humans and the ultimate questions- where do we come from, and what do we believe in. We are reminded that the reality of life is that we continue to ask one question after the next. The opening...

read more
The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Set on the west coast of Ireland, the film begins with Pádraic (Colin Farrell) waking up on a fine morning and making a discovery that leaves him baffled and shocked. Pádraic’s best friend, Colm (Brendan Gleeson), doesn't like him anymore and wants to end their...

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The Quiet Girl (2022)

The Quiet Girl (2022)

Set in Rural Ireland in 1981, the film follows a young girl named Cáit (Catherine Clinch). Living with her mother, father, and sisters, her home life is filled with sadness and neglect, and Cáit is quite shy, generally keeping to herself. We see Cáit's current...

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The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man (1973)

Police Sergeant Neil Howie (Edward Woodward) receives a letter from an unknown person giving him details about a young girl currently missing on Summerisle, a Scottish island. He decides to travel to Summerisle by plane and investigate the recent disappearance by...

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The Stranger (2022)

The Stranger (2022)

Based on a true story that all started in Queensland, Australia, Henry (Sean Harris) is a man exhausted by his life and haunted by his past crimes. Travelling by bus, Henry meets a man named Paul (Steve Mouzakis) and the two strike up a conversation, leading to a new...

read more
Murina (2021)

Murina (2021)

Set in the Adriatic Sea, Murina follows a young teenage girl named Julija (Gracija Filipovic), who lives with her mother and father.  We quickly understand that Julija's father is quite controlling and even has bursts of abusive moments toward her.  We also...

read more
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...

read more
Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) and her husband, Waymond (Ke Huy Quan), own the local laundromat, and their home is located on the floor above.  As the film begins, we soon learn more about Evelyn and Waymond’s marriage and the challenges surrounding them.  Some...

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The Odd Couple (1968)

The Odd Couple (1968)

Set in New York, The Odd Couple follows two friends.  Felix (Jack Lemmon) is a writer for a news network but has a broken heart as he’s going through the early stages of divorce.  His friend, Oscar (Walter Matthau), is a passionate sports journalist....

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The Batman (2022)

The Batman (2022)

During his second year of fighting crime as the Caped Crusader, Batman (Robert Pattinson) discovers dark details relating to corruption.  But corruption isn't the only major threat for The Batman.  Lurking around Gotham City is a creepy serial killer who...

read more
Drive My Car (2021)

Drive My Car (2021)

Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima) is a professional stage actor and director.  The film opens with a deep look at Yusuke’s life, showing us his marriage and just how talented and committed he is to acting and performing.  His wife also enjoys dabbling in...

read more
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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Other Top Rated Reviews

The Holdovers (2023)

Paul Hunham (Paul Giamatti) is a teacher at a prep school located in New England during the 1970s. Paul is a firm, strict, and extremely cranky teacher and is disliked by students and co-workers alike. As school breaks up for another year over Christmas, many students...

The Royal Hotel (2023)

Two backpackers and good friends, Hanna (Julia Garner) and Liv (Jessica Henwick), are having the time of their lives as the cruise ship they are currently travelling on enters Sydney, Australia. However, their wild times of travelling and partying halt when Liv...

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie (2023)

The PAW Patrol are back, but this time, you'll see them like you've never seen them before! The film opens at a junkyard where two workers encounter a mysterious person stealing a highly powerful magnet customarily used to lift and move various scraps. We soon learn...

Past Lives (2023)

The film opens with three people sitting at a bar. We hear a voiceover and strangers questioning their status- who's dating who, and what kind of discussions are being had among them? One thing is sure: their relationship is awkward, emotional, and dramatic. After...

John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)

Time has passed since we last saw John (Keanu Reeves), and he is living secretly underground with the Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne). John continues to train his body and contemplate his next move against The High Table. At the same time, we learn that Winston (Ian...

Red, White & Brass (2023)

Maka (John-Paul Foliaki) and his best mate Veni (Dimitrius Schuster-Koloamatangi) are massive fans of all things rugby. When it is announced that their town will be hosting the ultimate Rugby World Cup game of Tonga vs. France, the pair will do anything to make sure...

Air (2023)

Welcome to the year 1984. At this time, Nike is at an all-time low with a poor market share for shoe sales. Continually being outdone by their competitors Adidas and Converse, Nike plans to work with three new upcoming Basketball players to promote their product. They...

Women Talking (2022)

Set in 2010, a group of women living in an isolated religious community are now making a choice. The women have been continually dealing with sexual abuse and violence towards them, and in the past, they have been told that they are simply dreaming or perhaps coming...

Run Lola Run (1998)

Run Lola Run begins with stunning visuals and a voice-over talking about humans and the ultimate questions- where do we come from, and what do we believe in. We are reminded that the reality of life is that we continue to ask one question after the next. The opening...

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Set on the west coast of Ireland, the film begins with Pádraic (Colin Farrell) waking up on a fine morning and making a discovery that leaves him baffled and shocked. Pádraic’s best friend, Colm (Brendan Gleeson), doesn't like him anymore and wants to end their...

The Quiet Girl (2022)

Set in Rural Ireland in 1981, the film follows a young girl named Cáit (Catherine Clinch). Living with her mother, father, and sisters, her home life is filled with sadness and neglect, and Cáit is quite shy, generally keeping to herself. We see Cáit's current...

The Wicker Man (1973)

Police Sergeant Neil Howie (Edward Woodward) receives a letter from an unknown person giving him details about a young girl currently missing on Summerisle, a Scottish island. He decides to travel to Summerisle by plane and investigate the recent disappearance by...

The Stranger (2022)

Based on a true story that all started in Queensland, Australia, Henry (Sean Harris) is a man exhausted by his life and haunted by his past crimes. Travelling by bus, Henry meets a man named Paul (Steve Mouzakis) and the two strike up a conversation, leading to a new...

Murina (2021)

Set in the Adriatic Sea, Murina follows a young teenage girl named Julija (Gracija Filipovic), who lives with her mother and father.  We quickly understand that Julija's father is quite controlling and even has bursts of abusive moments toward her.  We also...

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...

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) and her husband, Waymond (Ke Huy Quan), own the local laundromat, and their home is located on the floor above.  As the film begins, we soon learn more about Evelyn and Waymond’s marriage and the challenges surrounding them.  Some...

The Odd Couple (1968)

Set in New York, The Odd Couple follows two friends.  Felix (Jack Lemmon) is a writer for a news network but has a broken heart as he’s going through the early stages of divorce.  His friend, Oscar (Walter Matthau), is a passionate sports journalist....

The Batman (2022)

During his second year of fighting crime as the Caped Crusader, Batman (Robert Pattinson) discovers dark details relating to corruption.  But corruption isn't the only major threat for The Batman.  Lurking around Gotham City is a creepy serial killer who...

Drive My Car (2021)

Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima) is a professional stage actor and director.  The film opens with a deep look at Yusuke’s life, showing us his marriage and just how talented and committed he is to acting and performing.  His wife also enjoys dabbling in...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Rear Window (1954)

L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) is a professional photographer. Recently, Jefferies was hired to cover a photo shoot 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 of...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Set in rural Texas, No Country for Old Men tells the story of three key characters in one film.  Our first character is Llewelyn (Josh Brolin), who discovers the aftermath of a shootout which appears to be from a major drug deal gone wrong. Llewelyn decides to look...

Back To The Future (1985)

Set in the year 1985, young teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) can't seem to catch a break.  After running late for school and receiving yet another detention notice, Marty attends a band tryout and is declined because he, along with his band, play way too...

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

A new group of young men have just joined the U.S Marines Corp. We witness each member getting their heads shaved and then the film begins to give its viewers a deeper insight into the characters as each of these new recruits begin their brutal boot camp training...

Heat (1995)

Our film follows two different people and their ‘crew’.  Firstly, we have a small team of professional bank robbers who target several banks within L.A.  Leading this team is Neil (Robert De Niro). Unfortunately for Neil, during the team's most...

Drive (2011)

A mysterious man (Ryan Gosling) works as a stunt driver for many major Hollywood films.  When a movie needs a car to crash into a wall or perhaps do a flip over, this is the man who is called in to do the job.  When he is not working on a movie set, the...

1917 (2019)

This film is set over the course of one day- the 6th of April, 1917. Two soldiers, Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) & Lance Corporal Schofield (George MacKay), are ordered to travel by foot and deliver an urgent message. If they can deliver the urgent...

Little Women (2019)

Based on the well-known novel, Little Women focuses on four sisters who share many challenges and hard times together. While the film tells many stories about all of its characters, the lead in this film is one of the sisters named Jo March (Saoirse Ronan). Jo is a...

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...

Parasite (2019)

The Kims are a family of creative con artists. The Kims family always work well together, finding ways to get by in life. This includes talking their way through business deals, getting free fumigation or even gaining free WIFI for the home. Soon one of the Kim family...

Memento (2000)

Leonard (Guy Pearce) is a man who suffers from short-term memory loss. Leonard is unable to make new memories. He’s able to have conversations, but he will eventually forget how the conversation began and so on, what Leonard does remember very well in the past leading...

The King of Comedy (1982)

Rupert (Robert De Niro) has a desire of becoming a famous comedian. Rupert’s desire of becoming famous is so large that it’s an obsession for him. He gets an idea of how his focus can become a reality and begins to track down Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis) who is the...

Die Hard (1988)

A police officer from New York City, John McClane (Bruce Willis), arrives in LA to meet up with his wife at her Christmas work function. Shortly after arriving John discovers that the building has been taken over by a group of terrorists led by a man named Hans Gruber...

Marriage Story (2019)

Charlie (Adam Driver) & Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) are a married couple who have finally given up on each other and agree to get a divorce. No matter what they do to correct the once happy marriage (including counselling), the results remain the same. Marriage...

The Shining (1980)

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) applies for a job at a well known large hotel. This job will see him take care of the hotel during the winter season in which the hotel does not operate as the whole area becomes isolated. Jack gets the job and is joined by his wife and...

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Continuing from where we last left our favourite Toys, Woody, Buzz and the gang are still living with Bonnie and doing what they can to keep Bonnie safe and happy in life. Things will soon change for our playful toys as Bonnie begins at preschool, where she creates a...

Joker (2019)

Joker is the origin story for the iconic villain and arch-nemesis of Batman. We follow our leading man, Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), who is currently dealing with many issues personally as well as dark changes within the city that surrounds him. Naturally, a...

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Continuing right after the traumatic events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the remaining superheroes come together once again to try and undo the horrible doings of the main villain, Thanos. Even though this film has been out for some time now, this review will...

Speed (1994)

Chaos is happening all over Los Angeles due to multiple threats from a “mad bomber” who is demanding millions of dollars in cash or else the mayhem will continue. Our film begins with this mad bomber blowing up parts of an elevator full of business people. The Los...

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Set during the Vietnam War, Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) is assigned a mission to assassinate a man known as Colonel Kurtz. The Captain is told that Kurtz has gone rogue and is now leading a small tribe as an army. Kurtz is also being treated as a “God-Like” figure...

12 Angry Men (1957)

Our film begins right at the end of a court hearing where a young teenage boy is being trialled for murder. It’s now up to the jury of 12 Men to go into a secure room and reach a final verdict. The men are not allowed to leave the room until a final decision is agreed...

Green Book (2018)

Set in the 1960s, Tony (Viggo Mortensen) works a bouncer for a local club. When the club closes its doors for a couple of months due to the club requiring renovations, Tony seeks other employment until he can return to work. He soon accepts a job as a driver for Dr...

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...

Upgrade (2018)

Set shortly in the future, Upgrade is a brutal story about a man named Grey. During an unexpected attack and mugging, Grey ends up witnessing the murder of his wife. Grey gets left for dead, alone and paralysed in hospital. In hospital, Grey is soon approached by a...

A Quiet Place (2018)

From the opening of the film, it’s self-evident that the world is no longer a safe place. The world faces a new horrible situation, and everyone who is still alive has had their lifestyle changed forever. “A Quiet Place” focuses on a family who is forced to hide from...

Paddington 2 (2017)

Continuing on where we last left Paddington, our little bear presently lives peacefully as one the members of the Brown family. Paddington overdue time has also become rather popular and has gained new friends within his street and the community he encounters daily....

The Shape of Water (2017)

Set in the year 1950, a Research facility brings in a new, top-secret amphibious creature which is now held prisoner and is soon... tortured. A lonely cleaner who works at the facility soon discovers this creature... As far as plot is concerned there will be no major...

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Blade Runner 2049 is a Sequel to the well-known sci-fi classic Blade Runner. The original Blade Runner was made in 1982 and was directed by Ridley Scott (Aliens, Gladiator). This time around we have a new director, and a new lead character and most importantly, a new...

La La Land (2016)

“La La Land” is a Musical that also combines the genre of Comedy & Drama. Our story is about two key people that begin to fall in love. The film also includes music tracks and dance numbers by actors Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling. The film's setting is in Los...

Unbreakable (2000)

Long before Bruce Willis starred in any B Grade films, director M. Night Shyamalan (Best known for films such as The Sixth Sense & Signs) returned with another very clever thriller not long after the success of The Sixth Sense in 1999. This film was made long...