Category: Films

Solo : A Star Wars Story

The movie going experience is thwart with dangers these days. The Internet can do a lot of harm to the credibility of a film even before it finishes production. Unfortunately for Disney, Solo has...

Deadpool 2

Deadpool is the Cards Against Humanity version of a superhero film. It’s funny, violent and something your mother would tell you off for seeing. Deadpool 2, helmed by the dude that killed John Wick’s...

The Breaker Upperers

The lovechild of NZ comedienne-content-makers, Madeleine Sami (SUPER CITY) and Jackie van Beek (THE INLAND ROAD), THE BREAKER UPPERERS is an out and out comedy film that plays for laughs and, mostly, scores. By...

Avengers: Infinity War

You may be thinking about the fact that how is having so many characters from different movies come together is actually going to work? Well let me tell you it does. Avengers Infinity War...

Sweet Country

A smart genre thriller, which is as visually enjoyable as it is thematically engaging, Sweet Country is top notch viewing that commands attention. Kaytej (indigenous Australian) filmmaker Warwick Thornton returns to the big screen...

A Quiet Place

After a couple of middling dramedies, The American Office’s John Krasinski subverts expectations with his third directorial effort, turning out a tight, tense, and downright enjoyable sci-fi, horror-thriller. A Quiet Place is an efficient...

Ready Player One

Some years ago, I was recommended an unknown (at least to me) book by a good mate, Drew. That book was Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. It became pretty much one of my favourite...

Pacific Rim Uprising

I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t want to go and watch Pacific Rim Uprising, it was only because my daughter begged me to take her and promised she would write the review. And...

Tomb Raider

On the surface, Tomb Raider is just another video game movie adaptation, in a long line of such films. But dig a little deeper (AKA go see the film) and you’ll soon discover that...

Red Sparrow

I’ll be honest and say that I really don’t like Jennifer Lawrence. I don’t understand why she’s the highest-paid actress in the world, because to be frank, there are many, many more actress out...