MY (UN)REALITY

I stare endlessly, restfully up through the blue of the sky Wondering, pondering, deciding, Today, which disguise shall be mine? As I know not my own self, nor the world my eyes bring… Continue reading

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