Category Archive: The Archway Chronicles

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM [2019]

Unsurprisingly, Chapter 3 immediately follows the events that ended the previous film. Wick is limping and bleeding, constantly checking his watch, as is every assassin in the city – all receiving information that… Continue reading

EVERYBODY KNOWS (TODOS LO SABEN) [2018]

Asghar Farhadi changes gears after his Oscar winning film, The Salesman, deftly moving from a thriller to low-key family drama/mystery with his new film, Everybody Knows. This new venture puts his talent on… Continue reading

HOTEL MUMBAI [2018]

Locally, Anthony Maras’ debut feature, Hotel Mumbai, should be considered a huge achievement for the South Australian Film Industry. Opening the Adelaide Film Festival in late 2018, it marks a high quality film… Continue reading

CAPHARNAUM [2018]

In Nadine Labaki’s searing new film, a righteously angry young boy, having lived in the slums of Beirut, is in a courtroom where he says matter-of-factly that he is suing his parents for… Continue reading

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE [2018]

A grisly looking, bulked up Joaquin Phoenix dominates nearly every frame of this memorably grim, violent and powerful film, and with little dialogue it is intensely cinematic and immersive. It puts one on… Continue reading

Blogathon ’18: Mt. Rushmore of Movies

The awesome and perpetually funny m.brown is hosting a yearly blogathon, and I think its time I took part!! Its simple and fun – exactly what a blogathon should be! The ‘rules’: “To… Continue reading

SALYUT-7 [2017]

Salyut-7 is successful in taking creative license to re-enact one of the biggest events to occur in the world of outer space, and while Russians watching the film may know how it ends,… Continue reading

THE 15:19 TO PARIS [2018]

After American Sniper– a true story about a man who is known primarily for the high amount of people he killed on the battleground- one could be forgiven for thinking that Clint Eastwood… Continue reading

THE ARCHWAY CHRONICLES: CHAPTER XIV

FIRST CHAPTER —- LAST CHAPTER Today has been a strange one so far, and comparatively, that is saying something. Earlier Chris and I were smoking at the designated area as a group meeting… Continue reading

THE PARTY [2017]

Directed and Written by Sally Potter Starring: Timothy Spall , Kristin Scott Thomas, Cillian Murphy, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones Drawing on a familiar theme, The Party benefits from its… Continue reading