Sunday, 17 September 2017

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Is Rotten Tomatoes Ruining Film Criticism?


Hollywood is blaming Rotten Tomatoes for its rotten summer – but do they actually have a point? I play devil’s advocate on a hot button issue relating to film criticism. 

Monday, 11 September 2017

Film Review: Mountain


Directed by Australian documentarian Jennifer Peedom, Mountain is a unique cinematic and musical fusion that examines the power high places have on shaping our lives and dreams. 

Sunday, 27 August 2017

The Feeling Fuzzier Guide to Spoiler Etiquette


Navigating spoilers on social media and at work can feel a bit like creeping through a minefield – but it doesn’t have to be such a stressful and strenuous task. 

Sunday, 6 August 2017

2017 Blockbusters: Winners and Losers


Amazonian warriors, talking racoons and resurrected Egyptian mummies; 2017 has certainly had plenty for film fans from all walks of life to enjoy. 

From unexpected successes to high-profile bombs, this year  has seen its fair share of ups and downs, and with the curtain closing on another blockbuster season, I thought now would be a good time to sit back and assess the varying winners and losers.

Which films, stars and studios have seen their stocks rise? Who has had a nightmare summer season? Give my conclusions a quick read and let me know what you think in the comments section down below!


Saturday, 8 July 2017

Film Review: Becoming Bond


Becoming Bond is a candid behind-the-scenes look at the career of George Lazenby, an Australian model who was suddenly thrust into the limelight as one of the most iconic characters ever.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Film Review: Cars 3


Pixar hit the road for the third time in Cars 3 - question is, should the series have stayed in the garage or is everything still running smoothly under the hood?

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Monday, 12 June 2017

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Rank the Films: DC Extended Universe


As any regular reader of this blog will know, lists are pretty darn nifty. I have a profound appreciation for straight-up lists. This is the thinking behind Rank the Films, a regular feature that pulls apart the pros and cons of a series of films, ranking them in order of bad to good.

Grab your lasso of truth, don your bat cowl and pull on that Kryptonian lycra - on the slate this month is the complete DC Extended Universe to date, from 2013's Man of Steel to 2017's Wonder Woman

So, without further ado, let's journey into the crime-riddled streets of DC's burgeoning cinematic universe and unpack which of its four films is best and which is worst so far. Did your favourite reach the top? Read on to find out...

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Rank the Films: Pirates of the Caribbean


As any regular reader of this blog will know, lists are pretty darn nifty. I have a profound appreciation for straight-up lists. This is the thinking behind Rank the Films, a regular feature that pulls apart the pros and cons of a series of films, ranking them in order of bad to good.

Grab your cutlass, strap on a bandana and shiver some timbers - on the slate this month is the Pirates of the Caribbean series, from 2003's Curse of the Black Pearl to 2017's Dead Men Tell No Tales.

So, without further ado, let's hoist the mainsail and hit the high seas - this is the five Pirates films ranked worst to best. Did your favourite reach the top? Read on...

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Film Review: Alien - Covenant


Ridley Scott is back in the Space Jockey saddle for another stab at his beloved Alien franchise; only question is, does this new instalment sail amongst the stars or crash land?

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Deconstructing the Success of Fast and Furious


This post contains spoilers for The Fate of the Furious

Like a torpedo fired from a Russian nuclear submarine, The Fate of the Furious has gone off like a rocket at the box office. But what factors have gone into transforming this series from humble beginnings to the titanic takings its currently enjoying? I unpack the popularity of the Fast and Furious series...

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Film Review: The Distinguished Citizen


A self-righteous Spaniard wanders aimlessly around the Argentinian countryside for 117 minutes; that’s not the only thing left to wander however, when you find yourself wondering what on Earth its all about.

Interview: Fin Edquist


I recently got the chance to interview Australian filmmaker Fin Edquist about his debut movie, Bad Girl.

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