• The Hangover 3: Review

    The Hangover 3: Review

    Starring: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Heather Graham, John Goodman, Ken Jeong, Melissa McCarthy (Rated MA – 100 minutes). In The Hangover: Part 3, forget about self preservation, as with the previous Hangover instalments. Put aside any sense of […]


  • The Call: Movie Review

    The Call: Movie Review

    Starring: Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chesnut, Ella Rae Peck, Michael Eklund (Rated MA – 94 min). If you suffer from claustrophobia, let me issue an important cinema health warning: do not see this movie! Halle Berry plays Jordan, once a first choice […]


  • Star Trek Into Darkness

    Star Trek Into Darkness

    Starring: Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Alice Eve, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anton Yelchin, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg (Rated M – 129 mins). Director JJ Abrams’ successful reboot of the big screen ‘Star Trek’ was highly regarded but it lacked a […]


  • A Haunted House

    A Haunted House

    Marlon Wayans, the comic genius creator of Scary Movie and White Chicks, recently introduced a special preview screening of his new film A HAUNTED HOUSE at Hoyts Broadway. This was Marlon’s first public appearance in Sydney, ahead of the national […]


  • Iron Man 3: Review

    Iron Man 3: Review

    Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, Stephanie Szostak, Don Cheadle (Rated M – 129 min) The Avengers was the epic final phase in a series of linked movies based on Marvel’s Comic book universe. Iron Man 3 is […]


  • Spring Breakers

    Spring Breakers

    Directed by Harmony Korin. Prepare to be shocked and surprised in SPRING BREAKERS, as Disney darlings Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens turn up the heat in a vacation they will never forget. When a group of college girls on Spring […]


  • Snitch


    In Snitch, businessman John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) is devastated when his 18‐year‐old son Jason (Rafi Gavron) receives a mandatory minimum 10‐year sentence in federal prison when is caught with a package he received from a friend which, unbeknownst to him, […]


  • Drift: Movie Review

    Drift: Movie Review

    Starring: Sam Worthington, Xavier Samuel, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Steve Bastoni, Laura Fairclough (Rated M – 106 min). The glorious surrounds of southern Western Australia is the scenic location for Drift – a surfing drama set during the 1970’s complete with tunes […]


  • Broken Movie

    Broken Movie

    In Broken, Skunk (Eloise Laurence) is 11, pretty cool and wise beyond her years. Her summer holidays have just begun, promising unhurried days and easy hopes. Her lawyer father  (Tim Roth) adores her but is perpetually busy, her brother is […]


  • A Place For Me

    A Place For Me

    Starring: Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Logan Lerman & Kristen Bell. In ‘A Place For Me’, William Borgens (Academy Award Nominee® Greg Kinnear, Little Miss Sunshine) is an acclaimed author who hasn’t written a word since his ex-wife Erica (Academy […]


  • Oblivion: Movie Review

    Oblivion: Movie Review

    Starring: Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Melissa Leo, Zoe Bell (Rated M – 126 mins). Released in various overseas markets (including Australia) a week earlier than in the US is probably a smart movie by Universal Pictures, […]


  • Olympus Has Fallen

    Olympus Has Fallen

    Starring: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Melissa Leo, Angela Bassett, Ashley Judd (Rated M – 121 mins). Dread from the inside is on the agenda for US President Asher (Aaron Eckhart) in ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ – this thrill ride […]


  • Identity Thief: Review

    Identity Thief: Review

    Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Bateman, Amanda Peet, Robert Patrick, Jon Cho (Rated M – 111 mins). The stealing of one’s identity is a dangerous reality, especially if the recipient of one’s stolen funds is a larger than life […]


  • Cheerful Weather For The Wedding

    Cheerful Weather For The Wedding

    Based on the Cheerful Weather For The Wedding novel by Julia Strachey. On a crisp March morning in 1932, bride-to-be Dolly (Felicity Jones) is hiding in her bedroom daydreaming of the whimsical summer before, helped along by an ample jug […]


  • Warm Bodies

    Warm Bodies

    Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton, Rob Corddry, John Malkovich, Dave Franco (Rated M – 98 mins). It’s all about atmosphere in ‘Warm Bodies’, an unexpectedly hilarious Romeo and Juliet type romance, except Romeo is dead. Without memory of […]


  • GI JOE: Retaliation 3D

    GI JOE: Retaliation 3D

    Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Park, Channing Tatum, Adrianne Palicki, DJ Cotrona (Rated M – 110 mins). The 2009 original was poor, in fact the film has all but been wiped from my movie memory bank. Wasn’t that Brendan […]


  • A Good Day To Die Hard

    A Good Day To Die Hard

    Starring: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Cole Hauser, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. One of my all time great cinema going memories was seeing Die Hard in 1988 at the Kincumber Ritz cinema not knowing anything about it – only to […]


  • Hyde Park On Hudson

    Hyde Park On Hudson

    Starring: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams, Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel. This slice of life during a short period of time in the 1930s from the point of the polio stricken 32nd American president Franklin D. Roosevelt was […]


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