Tag Archives: Film

Review: Bewildering and bewonderment

I finally watched 2016’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople last night. It was written and directed by Taika Waititi, whose screenplay was based on Barry Crump’s novel Wild Pork and Watercress. Oh, it’s a sweet film. Funny, astute, sad, and serious without … Continue reading

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Review: Double the hot takes

Here’s your two for one review of The Last Jedi and Twice Upon A Time Doctor Who Christmas Special. Because, to quote the classics, why can’t we do both? If you think, like me, too much about these things the themes … Continue reading

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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: Much have I seen and known

Maybe at another time I will provide a more considered and thorough critique of the following film and its performances, but right now it is too much with me and all I’ve got are raw feelings. Do you remember when … Continue reading

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Mind in the artificial body

Yes, I saw Ghost in the Shell. Although, I’m not sure why. I was confused about why almost everyone spoke English, except for one deeply capable older gent with the odd haircut. I was annoyed by why characters had to … Continue reading

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Review: Assassins Creed

If you are looking to support South Australian born and raised creatives you can read my stories, and/or, you can watch Assassins Creed, directed by Justin Kurzel, of Snowtown and Macbeth fame. How about that hey? Anyway, Assassins Creed was … Continue reading

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Review: Piecing it together I

For about another week, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image is home to The Nightingale and the Rose, a short film and exhibition reinterpreting the story by Oscar Wilde. The film is an animated lyrical piece featuring the art work … Continue reading

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