Category Archive: 2017

BABY DRIVER [2017]

Directed and Written by Edgar Wright Starring: Kevin Spacey, Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Eiza González, Lily James, Jamie Foxx Edgar Wright’s new film must be one of the most overrated films in recent… Continue reading

DUNKIRK [2017]

Directed and Written by Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, James D’Arcy Is this the best war film ever made? It is certainly the… 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

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

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

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

PERFECT STRANGERS (Perfetti sconosciuti) [2016]

Directed by Paolo Genovese Written by Filippo Bologna (screenplay), Paolo Costella (screenplay) Starring: Giuseppe Battiston, Anna Foglietta, Marco Giallini As we move forward as a society, it is no secret that technology is… Continue reading

SPLIT (2017)

Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Written by M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson The Sixth Sense was no doubt a brilliant movie. Perhaps it is the quality of… Continue reading