Category Archive: Movie Reviews

The Perfect Horror Movie for Australia Day

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The horror movie industry has a special fondness for holidays, as they’re a ready-made theme for your shash-a-thon. New Year’s Eve has New Year’s Evil and Terror Train. Christmas has Krampus, Silent Night… Continue reading

Movie Review: 'Bombshell'

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Director: Jay Roach Cast: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Allison Janney, Malcolm McDowell, Rob Delany Plot: When fired Fox News host Gretchen Carlson set out to… Continue reading

The Disney Marathon: 'Fantasia'

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Just to mess with the flow of the series the randomiser has taken us from the traditional Snow White to the modern Big Hero 6 and now to the experimental Fantasia. All easily… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

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****WARNING MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD**** ***I WILL ATTEMPT TO KEEP THIS AS SPOILER FREE AS POSSIBLE*** Plot: Approximately a year after the events of The Last Jedi, the galaxy is in chaos. The First… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Cats’

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Disclaimer: a new print of the film is being delivered to cinemas, so I saw a different version of this movie. Until I see the new print for myself I can’t tell you… Continue reading

Movie Review: 'Jumanji: The Next Level'

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Director: Jake Kasdan Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Danny DeVito, Danny Glover, Ser’Darius Blain, Morgan Turner, Alex Wolff, Nick Jonas, Colin Hanks, Awkwafina, Madison Iseman, Rys Darby, Rory McCann… Continue reading

Movie Review: 'Black Christmas'

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Director: Sophia Takal Cast: Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Lily Donoghue, Brittany O’Grady, Caleb Eberhardt, Simon Mead, Cary Elwes Plot: As the students of Hawthorne College head home for the holidays a masked killer… Continue reading

Movie Review: 'Little Women'

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Director: Greta Gerwig Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlan, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Cooper Plot: Viewed through overlapping timelines, we follow the life and loves… Continue reading

The Disney Marathon: 'Big Hero 6'

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The story so far… My children and I have picked up a subscription to Disney+ (along with a billion other people) and have challenged ourselves to work through the back catalogue of animated… Continue reading

Movie Review: '1917'

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Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch Plot: A pair of Lance Corporals serving in France during World War I… Continue reading