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

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

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2016

There are many films that have only just come out yet or I have missed, including Silence and Manchester to the Sea, but also countless others from around the world, a world I… Continue reading