Tag Archive: movies

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

Roaring Twenties on Film

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Now that we are once again in a decades known as the Twenties, there have been calls to return to the raucous good time our ancestors had 100 years ago during the era… Continue reading

Top 10 Kitties in Cinema – Big Cats Edition

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A few months ago I wrote an article about the ten best cats in cinema. I did this because I like cats. We did restrict the list to domestic sized cats though, and… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Time Warp

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The Time Warp Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Directed by Jim Sharman The Scene: Isolated on a dark stormy night, square white bread couple Brad and Janet (an assh*le and a slut if… Continue reading

Failed Reboots Nobody Wanted(done)

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It is no secret that Hollywood is in the midst of a creative quagmire where every major movie hitting cinema seems to be a remake, reboot, or long delayed sequel. With the recent… 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

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

Movie Review: ‘Jojo Rabbit’

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Director: Taika Waititi Cast: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Alfie Allen, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Archie Yates Plot: Johannes ‘Jojo’ Betzler has had his worldview shaped by… Continue reading