DRUNKEN REVIEWS: BLACK PANTHER [2018]

Taking its cue from Logan, Deadpool and Thor, Marvel have again created a film that is in no way generic, as in, it is not user-friendly trite like most of Marvel’s recent films.… Continue reading

SHORT FILM: The Mountain of SGaana [2017]

Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com The Mountain of SGaana starts with a fisherman buried in his phone, until he sees the ‘mouse woman’, a character from Haida mythology, who begins to knit a spiritual… Continue reading

ZOO [2017]

Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com Based on a true story circa early 1940’s Belfast, fictionalised to make for a family movie, Zoo centres around Tom, a young teen whose father has left home to… 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

PHANTOM THREAD [2018]

Paul Thomas Anderson has done it again: creating an incredible film from subject matter that at first seems like an odd and uninteresting choice. A film about oil was the core for a… Continue reading

GAME NIGHT [2018]

Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com An enjoyable twist on the murder/mystery genre, Game Night takes a simple premise and turns it into anything but. A small group of friends, shockingly, enjoy game nights. Of… 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

SWEET COUNTRY [2017]

In what could be labelled as an Outback Western, Warwick Thornton’s second foray into directing after making a splash with Samson and Delilah in 2009- another film revolving around Aboriginal struggles- is again… 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

BRIGSBY BEAR [2017]

Slightly borrowing a concept from other films, this is a story founded in a world of fantasy, much like James’ favourite show, Brigsby Bear. But no one he meets has heard of his… Continue reading