• T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting

    Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner, Kelly MacDonald, Shirley Henderson (Rated R – 117 min). Controversy surrounded the original Scottish drug-induced 1996 release Trainspotting due to frank subject matter with graphically detailed, often dark comedic visuals, based on […]


  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    Starring: Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali (Rated PG – 127 min). Historical significance of this true story is beyond measure and a magnificent tale that remarkably has not been celebrated as […]


  • Fifty Shades Darker

    Fifty Shades Darker

    Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora, Marcia Gay Harden, Kim Basinger, Bruce Altman (Rated MA – 115 min). When reviewing the not as bad as expected first sultry film adaptation (2015) of the Fifty Shades of Grey book trilogy phenomenon by stay […]


  • Patriots Day: Review

    Patriots Day: Review

    Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, J.K. Simmons, Lana Condor, Melissa Benoist, Michelle Monaghan (Rated M – 133 min). The annual Boston Marathon is a family event that brings together people far and wide, a day of city celebration […]


  • Trespass Against Us

    Trespass Against Us

    Trespass Against Us is set across three generations of the Cutler family who live as outlaws in their own anarchic corner of Britain’s richest countryside. Chad Cutler (Michael Fassbender) is heir apparent to his bruising criminal father, Colby (Brendan Gleeson) […]


  • SPLIT: Movie Review

    SPLIT: Movie Review

    Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Haley Lou Richardson, Jessica Sulu, Kerry Dutka (Rated M – 117 min). For the better part of this exceptional thriller from notorious director M. Night Shyamalan (Sixth Sense, The Village), being nervous and absolutely […]


  • LION: Movie Review

    LION: Movie Review

    Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar, David Wenham (Rated PG – 118 min). Beautifully told true story not saturated with over sentimental clichés, although that does not mean you won’t need tissues to wipe the tears away. My […]


  • Edge Of Seventeen

    Edge Of Seventeen

    Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Blake Jenner, Haley Lu Richardson, Kyra Sedgwick, Nesta Cooper, Woody Harrelson (Rated M – 104 min). Although it may cover familiar ground, this wonderful edition to the teens in high school coming-of-age genre harks back to the retro […]


  • La La Land

    La La Land

    Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Aimee Conn, J.K Simmons, John Legend, Callie Hernandez, Jessica Rothe (Rated M 128 min). The sparkling opening moments of an all-singing all-dancing production number amidst Los Angeles highway gridlock instantly […]


  • Monster Trucks

    Monster Trucks

    Starring: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Barry Pepper, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Thomas Lennon, Holt McCallany. Directed by Chris Wedge. Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), […]


  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Tudyk, Jimmy Smits, James Earl Jones (Rated M – 133 min). While the trailers alone anticipated body chills and streaming tears of delight, as a self confessed Star Wars aficionado of a certain […]


  • Underworld Blood Wars

    Underworld Blood Wars

    Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance, Lara Pulver, Clementine Nicholson, Theo James, Daisy Head (Rated MA – 91 min). After thirteen years and five films, the only unsurprising thing is that excellent British talent Kate Beckinsale still looks superior in the […]


  • Hell Or High Water

    Hell Or High Water

    Starring: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Dale Dickey, Amber Midthunter, Katy Mixon (Rated MA – 102 min). Complex, harsh, contemporary western packs a punch, a brilliantly intense look at brotherhood and what lengths someone would go to for family […]


  • The Founder: Movie Review

    The Founder: Movie Review

    Starring: Michael Keaton, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Nick Offerman, Patrick Wilson, BJ Novak, Kimberly Battista, Rebecca Ray, John Carroll Lynch (Rated M – 115 min). Remarkable true story, more complex than you could ever imagine, about the individual credited as […]


  • Arrival: Movie Review

    Arrival: Movie Review

    Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Tzi Ma, Michael Stuhlbarg, Julia Scarlett Dan (Rated M – 116 min). If you’re a fan of the wonderfully gifted Amy Adams, there is a double dose for cinema goers this week alongside […]


  • Australian Made

    Australian Made

    My parents didn’t know…but I attended the 1987 concert headlined by INXS and Jimmy Barnes alongside an array of local rock royalty captured on film and screening exclusively at Event Cinemas on Friday November 25 at 7pm. The Australian Made Concert initiative […]


  • Fantastic Beasts

    Fantastic Beasts

    and Where to Find Them. Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Johnny Depp, Katherine Waterson, Zoe Kravitz, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight (Rated M – 133 min). Prepare to experience a fresh take on a more than familiar wizardry world – some […]


  • Underworld: Blood Wars

    Underworld: Blood Wars

    Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver, Tobias Menzies, Bradley James, James Faulkner and  Charles Dance. Directed by Anna Foerster. The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends […]


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