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Ladies In Black Movie Review

It was a straight jacketed life for the women who had to follow their man’s lead even if it meant a life spent in the kitchen while the man of the house runs down to the local pub. In the context of the slowly emerging freedom that women would have to work so hard to achieve, the main players here are forbearers of a better time.   //   Foreigner Julia Ormond as Magda is married to Stefan (Vincent Perez) and together they form an unusually equal union. Lisa (Angourie ...

Win a double pass to see In Like Flynn!

Adventurer, opium smuggler, gambler, street fighter, buccaneer, gold prospector and lover… The remarkable early life of one of Australia’s most famed sons will captivate moviegoers when Umbrella Entertainment releases the adventure biopic, IN LIKE FLYNN across cinemas nationally on 11 October 2018. Directed by Russell Mulcahy (Highlander 1 & 2, Resident Evil: Extinction, Teen Wolf) with rising star, Thomas Cocquerel (Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, Billionaire Boys Club, Red Dog: ...

Johnny English Strikes Again Movie Review

The story revolves around technology while actually using very little of it. All the top secret British Intelligence agents have been outed and are now useless so they have to recruit some of the old school spies and put them back into the field. This gives the exiled Johnny English (Atkinson) a way back in. It also leads to a wonderful scene with a surprise trio of classic English acting veterans who unfortunately meet a quick demise as a result of English and his blundering ways. &nb...

A Simple Favour Movie Review

These talks are stitched together via a sordid tale of insurance fraud and murder. There are some rather large plot holes and elements that make little sense but this is not meant to degrade the experience because this is a fine work of populist entertainment.   //   As such there are a substantial number of unifying moments that had the entire audience on the same page. This lead to a very desirable feeling of shared community. A dark room filled with lots of people who ...

Christopher Robin Movie Review

Now weather those lessons had any longterm positive effect or not, they did provide a lot of feel good moments. Christopher Robin’s lesson is a simple one but it’s told in such a charming and childlike way that it can’t help but draw you in and give you a case of those old time warm and fuzzies.   //   Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) has left his childhood dreams and fantasies far behind him after serving in World War II and has become a workaholic. The neglect ...

Check out the new trailer for Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups!

When their latest scheme goes awry, Mayor Humdinger and his nephew Harold accidentally divert a meteor towards Adventure Bay. The meteor’s golden energy grants the PAW Patrol superpowers! The heroic MIGHTY PUPS are on a roll to super-save the day!   //   Paw Patrol: Mightly Pups voice stars Max Calinescu, Devan Cohen, Drew Davis, Samuel Faraci, Kallan Holley, Jaxon Mercey, Carter Thorne, Deann Degruijter, Chance Hurstfield, Scott McCord, Ron Pardo, Berkley Silverman ...

Crazy Rich Asians Movie Review

This fish out of water tale follows Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as the woman with the humble background meeting the boyfriend Nick Young’s (Henry Golding) family for the first time. Nick has keep his family’s wealth and influence a secret. The family is of course opposed to the match, so the film finds its way to the inevitable conclusion is a very predictable way.   //   This is not to say that the ride does not have it charms, the selling of the lifestyles of the ...

The Merger Movie Review

Callinan plays Troy Carrington, a football player who had a quick and inglorious pro career and has returned to the small country town of Bodgy Creek to live out his days. He has become somewhat of a recluse after his embarrassingly short footie career and becoming a town outcast by helping via a protest to close down the town’s main business, a lumber mill.   //   He spends his days making bad wine on the farm he inherited from his late father. His life changes ...

The Flip Side Movie Review

It’s a tangled web that entraps this small group. Ronnie (Emily Taheny) once had a thing with actor Henry (Eddie Izzard) who left her and the town behind but returns five years later with obnoxious French girlfriend Sophie (Vanessa Guide). Ronnie has moved on with Jeff (Luke McKenzie) but has never spoken to him about her time with Henry. Confused? So are they.   //   Through circumstance they hit the road together on a trip out to the middle of the outback. They hit ...

Luis & the Aliens Movie Review

The story has been done many time before, a young boy is picked on at school for being different and ignored by his parental unit, in this case his kooky scientist father. The father claims to have had a alien encounter in his youth and has dedicated his life to proving their existence. He does so to the exclusion of his son Luis.   //   Cute and cuddly aliens land on earth to find goods advertised on a home shopping network and befriend Luis. Through their course of ...