Tag Archives: Film Review

Review: Blade Runner 2049

Big spoilers ok? There you have been warned. Blade Runner 2049 is like ice cream. It’s good but unnecessary. I happily lived without a second helping of BR, but since it was offered, I took it up. However, if I … Continue reading

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Review: Dunkirk, Loving Vincent (& other stories)

It might be that I’ve seen Loving Vincent and Dunkirk close together but there’s something about both of them that appeals to me as a writer. Both go back to primary sources in that they use the letters of Vincent … Continue reading

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Review: Loving Vincent

The Melbourne International Film Festival is on and of everything on offer I have managed to see one film. But it was a good one: Loving Vincent at the Forum Theatre. Twas three sittings to a sell out crowd, if … Continue reading

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Review: Galactic Families

Yes, tis I, reviewing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. I’d heard bad things and good things about this second instalment. I’m pleased to report while there are criticisms to be made, this is a surprisingly upbeat, nay almost saccharin outing … Continue reading

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Passing Strange & another quarrel

Ok, so I went and saw another ‘super’ origin story where an emotionally flawed, but brilliant and successful middle-aged white American man hits a roadblock in life and collapses in a heap. After the inciting incident, he seeks redemption/healing and … Continue reading

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Review: Star Trek Beyond

A little spoilery, k? On first impressions I probably don’t strike people as the thrill seeking adrenalin chaser type. Bespectacled, literary and socially awkward in unfamiliar surroundings or around new people, I prefer to know what’s expected of me and when … Continue reading

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Heroes here & there

Somewhere else in super hero films. Because the world is not America. Batman vs Superman, is a battle between Metropolis and Gotham. It’s like a haughty hipster New York vs a brooding, damaged Jersey, kinda. Until the main characters realise they’re on the … Continue reading

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