the little things (cinema release 2021)

The Little Things (cinema release 2021)

The classic good cop – bad cop scenario is given a questionable twist in this ‘serial murder who done it’ mystery. When disgraced ex-detective Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon (Denzel Washington), now a lowly country cop, is...
zappa  the movie: (australian cinema release 18th february 2021)

ZAPPA The Movie: (Australian cinema release 18th February 2021)

Frank Vincent Zappa   Born December 21, 1940 – Died December 4, 1993 If you have never heard the music of Frank Zappa, then I suggest you buckle up you’re in for a wild ride. This...
how historically accurate is the film high ground? the violence it depicts is uncomfortably close to the truth

How historically accurate is the film High Ground? The violence it depicts is uncomfortably...

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   Jacob Junior Nayinggul (left) and Simon Baker in High Ground (2020). Maxo, Bunya Productions, Savage Films   The Australian film High Ground, set mostly at a mission in Arnhem Land in the 1930s, blends stories (and languages) from Indigenous...
occupation: rainfall (the movie 2020)

Occupation: RAINFALL (the movie 2020)

OCCUPATION OCCUPATION – RAINFALL  Having never seen the original first movie I brought myself up to speed via Netflix ... I now believe this is possibly a ‘sleeper’ that will receive a lot more...
ammonite: the remarkable real science of mary anning and her fossils

Ammonite: the remarkable real science of Mary Anning and her fossils

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 Transmission Films This story contains spoilers for Ammonite Palaeontologist Mary Anning is known for discovering a multitude of Jurassic fossils from Lyme Regis on England’s Dorset Coast from the age of ten in 1809. Her discoveries included...
the personal history of david copperfield (2020 the movie)

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020 the movie)

Originally this much loved, classic Charles Dickens novel set in Victorian England of 1840 was entitled The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery. Unlike the depressingly harsh storyline...
motherless brooklyn (2019)  the movie review

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) The Movie Review

This neo-noir crime thriller based on the 1999 novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem, is set in the 1950s. Written, directed, produced and starring Edward Norton (Fight Club, The Illusionist) draws its...
miss fisher and the crypt of tears – the movie (2019)

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears – The Movie (2019)

After thirty-four episodes across three seasons, the Australian made international television hit Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries based on the twenty Phryne Fisher novels written by Kerry Greenwood, has finally made it to the big...
jojo rabbit  (the movie review)  2020

Jojo Rabbit Movie review 2019

I initially resisted seeing this movie mainly because of my unfounded preconceived idea that it was nothing more than a silly comedy about World War Two in Nazi Germany. Wrong!! This Best Adapted Screenplay winner at...
melbourne women in film festival 2020

Melbourne Women in Film Festival 2020

We recently attended the launch of the fourth MWFF Melbourne Women Film Festival at the Melbourne Capital Theatre. This year’s festival is entitled Stories In Colour and the featured film for the opening night was...