Category Archive: Film

THE SALESMAN (Forushande) [2016]

Originally written for: Directed and Written by Asghar Farhadi Starring: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi Fresh off winning an Oscar for best foreign film (why these films can’t be considered for ‘Best… Continue reading

GET OUT [2017]

By using racism as a major theme for this film, Get Out immediately sets it apart from similar horror/thrillers. It isn’t a straight horror film, though it certainly creates an atmosphere thicker than… Continue reading

WINTER AT WESTBETH [2015]

Originally written for: Filmed across one extraordinary year in New York City’s Westbeth Artists Housing, video artist Edith Stephen (95) hopes to complete an experimental film for her birthday; revered contemporary dancer Dudley Williams… Continue reading

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE [2017]

Directed by Chris McKay Written by Seth Grahame-Smith (screenplay, story), Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers (screenplay) Starring: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Mantzoukas, Conan O’Brien Warner Brothers surprises with its follow… Continue reading

DAVID STRATTON: A CINEMATIC LIFE [2017]

Directed by Sally Aitken David Stratton is a very unique figure in Australian culture, as his work as a film critic from a young age propelled him to national stardom as he co-hosted… Continue reading

LIFE [2017]

Directed by Daniel Espinosa Written by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Olga Dihovichnaya, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare An incredibly apt title, Life is much more about the… Continue reading

ROAD TO THE WELL [2016]

Originally written for: Directed by Jon Cvack Written by Jon Cvack Starring:  Micah Parker, Rosalie McIntire, Laurence Fuller Made with peanuts and shoelaces, Jon Cvack has created a rare film in Road To… Continue reading

SILENCE [2016]

Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by Jay Cocks (screenplay), Martin Scorsese (screenplay), Shûsaku Endô (based on the novel by) Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Yôsuke Kubozuka After the rampant… Continue reading

HEADSHOT [2016]

Directed by Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto Written by Timo Tjahjanto Starring: Iko Uwais, Ganindra Bimo, Julie Estelle, David Hendrawan, Sunny Pang If you are simply looking for some bloody action, you have come to… Continue reading

LOGAN [2017]

NOTE: This is the first film I have seen in this particular franchise. Yes, this is the first time I’ve watched my fellow Aussie in his most iconic role. The shame, the shame…… Continue reading