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BlacKkKlansman Movie Review

He uses language and profanity with savage intent and it brings the viewer to the very edge of comfort and often times over it. His message is also so heavy, that without the humour and human connection of some of the characters, it would overpower. As it is, it burns its way into your memory cells. The story of a black police detective that is invited to join the Ku Klux Klan is based on the autobiographical book Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth and its truths are so outrageous, that it ...

Watch the trailer for Steve Carell’s new flick Welcome to Marwen

The screenplay for Welcome to Marwen was written by Caroline Thompson and Zemeckis, while Oscar®-winning producer Steve Starkey (Forrest Gump, Flight), Jack Rapke (Cast Away, Flight), and Cherylanne Martin (The Pacific, Flight) of Zemeckis’ Universal-based ImageMovers banner produce alongside the director.  It is executive produced by Jackie Levine, as well as Jeff Malmberg, who directed the riveting 2010 documentary upon which this film is based.   //   Starring ...

Watch the trailer for Oscar buzz movie Boy Erased

Joel Edgerton (The Gift, Loving) directs, writes, produces and co-stars in the emotional coming-of-age and coming out drama about a young man’s journey to self-acceptance.BOY ERASED tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19.   //   Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, ...

Check out the Bohemian Rhapsody trailer – it’s ready to rock you!

Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career.   //   Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just ...

Watch the Royal Rivalry in the First ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Trailer

Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s ...

Watch The Favourite trailer – Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film stars Olivia Colman as a volatile queen!

When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion.   //   Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way. Starring ...

Oscar Isaac Chases Down Nazi Leader in ‘Operation Finale’ Trailer

The film stars Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac as Peter Malkin; Oscar winner Ben Kingsley as Adolph Eichmann; Melanie Laurent as Hanna Elian, an anaesthesiologist and the only female member of the Mossad team; Lior Raz as the Director of the Mossad, Isser Harel; Nick Kroll as Rafi Eitan, an Israeli intelligence officer in charge of the Mossad operation that led to the kidnapping of Adolf Eichmann; Michael Aronov as Zvi Aharoni, an intense and straight-laced Mossad agent; Haley Lu Richardson ...

Check out the new Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer!

The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid.   //   Facing a life-threatening illness, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances ...

Check out the first trailer from Spike Lee’s new movie BlacKkKlansman!

“…this is Lee’s most vital and impassioned film in decades” Steve Pond - The Wrap   //   “…Lee reasserts himself once again as a vital, complex voice in cinema” Richard Lawson - Vanity Fair “Led by strong performances from John David Washington and Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman is sobering, darkly funny, uneven and impossible to ignore” Tim Grierson - Screen Daily BlacKkKlansman will be released in Australian cinemas August 9! www.facebook.com...

Winchester Movie Review

The story involving the guilt felt by the surviving widow of the creator of the huge Winchester Arms company is a solid one. The way this guilt manifests itself as the story evolves opens quite a few doors for exploration of the world of the living and the dead but it can’t sustain such a poor script.   //   Even the mighty Helen Mirren, try as she might, can’t do much with the wooden marbles she has to spit out. As the cliches pile up, the film relies more and more ...