FELONY [2014]

Directed by Matthew Saville, Screenplay written by Joel Edgerton Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, Tom Wilkinson After a slew of successful (if not to my taste) Australian TV shows (most notably The Secret… Continue reading

GONE GIRL [2014]

Directed by David Fincher, Written by Gillian Flynn (screenplay, novel) I didn’t know anything but the basic plot of this one, and it is a pretty basic plot, but hell it is deftly… Continue reading

FRANK [2014]

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson, Written by Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan (screenplay) I was disappointed to miss this at the cinemas. It was a fair wait but it was worth it. It said so… Continue reading

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR [2014]

Directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez. Written by Frank Miller (screenplay). So here we are: yet another sequel. A surefire recipe for box office success. As the decision has been made to stick… Continue reading

The Homesman [2014]

Directed By Tommy Lee Jones, Written by Glendon Swarthout (novel), Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald & Welsey A. Oliver (screenplay) Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter and James… Continue reading

LILTING [2014]

Directed By Hong Khaou. Written by Hong Khaou. This is the debut feature film for Hong Khaou, and being of Cambodian descent, I imagine this movie may be semi-autobiographical, though that is obviously pure… Continue reading

THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY [2014]

Directed By Hossein Amini, Written by Hossein Amini (screenplay), Patricia Highsmith (novel) Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac The plot and the acting/characters save this movie, as it could have been incredibly… Continue reading

The Rover [2014]

Directed By David Michod. Written by David Michod, Joel Edgerton A man has lost everything; one begins to wonder why he bothers to keep himself alive in this post-apocalyptic Australian outback. It is… Continue reading

Night Moves [2013]

Directed By Kelly Reichardt I thought this one was great. Not fantastic, nothing ground-breaking here, but a nicely shot indie flick isn’t something I’ll turn down. This one was tension filled, though the… Continue reading

20,000 Days on Earth [2014]

Directed By Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard Written By Nick Cave, Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard Any creative person needs to see this. Musician, writer, anything, if this film doesn’t inspire you, then… Continue reading