Thursday 27 September 2018

Smallfoot (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: Migo (Channing Tatum) lives in a mountain village with the rest of his Yeti tribe, but after a mysterious metallic vessel lands on the island, he comes face-to-face with a creature he had only heard about in legend: The Smallfoot. Said Smallfoot, struggling TV personality Percy (James Corden), is also aghast that he has discovered a creature that he didn't even know existed. However, as their paths converge and their respective societies react to the other's existence, it seems that things are only going to get stranger from here.

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: The database of MI7 has been hacked, compromising the identities of every active agent in the organisation. Left with no other alternative, the British Prime Minister (Emma Thompson) brings in retired agent and now school teacher Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson). With the aid of his partner Bough (Ben Miller), Johnny sets out to find out who was behind the hack, finding trails that lead him to the mysterious Ophelia (Olga Kurylenko) and technology magnate Jason Volta (Jake Lacy). Shame he's still a little too dense to realize that.

Tuesday 25 September 2018

I Am Paul Walker (2018) - Movie Review

The plot (such as it is): Born in Glendale, California, Paul Walker IV was known as a thrill-seeker, an oddball and a heartthrob. He went from acting in bit parts in his youth to being the lead in one of the most high-profile action franchises in modern cinema. Through interviews with those closest to him, we see a deeper picture of the man, who he is, why he did the things he did and, ultimately, how he has been remembered since his passing.

Tuesday 18 September 2018

The Predator (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: While on a mission, sniper Quinn McKenna (Boyd Holbrook) sees an alien ship craft-land on Earth. After he is shuffled off to a military prison bus to keep him quiet about his discovery, biologist Dr. Casey Bracket (Olivia Munn) examines the body retrieved from the ship... and it escapes from the facility. Quinn will have to team up with Casey as well as the other soldiers on the bus in order to stop this Predator from turning the human race into game.

Monday 17 September 2018

Christopher Robin (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: His many adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood now far in his past, the now-grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewen McGregor) spends his days overworked at a luggage company. However, when his old friend Winnie The Pooh (Jim Cummings) shows up, Christopher finds himself flung right back into his days as a child and how much he has changed since then. But maybe he hasn't changed that much after all.

Sunday 16 September 2018

Wayne (2018) - Movie Review

The plot (such as it is): In the seaside town of Wollongong, New South Wales, Wayne Gardner went halves in buying a run-down motorcycle. This simple purchase started a string of races and championships that would take young Wayne from Australia to a trail-blazing career across Europe. From his close friends to his deepest rivals, we are shown how this Aussie kid became a national icon, not just in sports but in Aussie culture at large.

Thursday 13 September 2018

The Nun (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: At a monastery in Romania, a nun has been found dead from an apparent suicide. Wanting to find out what exactly happened, and to make sure that this incident has defiled the sacred ground of the monastery, the Vatican sends Father Burke (Demián Bichir) and novitiate Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) to investigate. As they search the monastery and the surrounding area for clues, with the help of local farmer Frenchie (Jonas Bloquet), they discover something truly evil hiding within.

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: While every superhero under the sun has their own movie, Robin (Scott Menville) feels like he's missing out. His teammates try to console him over it, but he remains determined: He will have his own movie. All he needs is an arch-nemesis, and with the arrival of Slade (Will Arnett), it looks like he's about to get his wish... but at what cost?

Sunday 9 September 2018

Luis & The Aliens (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: Ufologist Armin Sonntag (Dermot Magennis) has dedicated his life to proving the existence of extra-terrestrial life, much to the detriment and embarrassment of his son Luis (Callum Maloney). However, when three aliens (Dermot Magennis, Ian Coppinger and Paul Tylak) land on Earth, Luis realises that maybe his father wasn't so crazy after all. Of course, if he doesn't keep things under control and out of the way of the neighbours, he may not be in town long enough for that to matter.

Friday 7 September 2018

The Flip Side (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: Struggling chef Ronnie (Emily Taheny) gets a call from famous actor Henry (Eddie Izzard), one of her former employers, that he and his girlfriend Sophie (Vanessa Guide) will be in Sydney for a screening of his new film and if they wanted to catch up. Ronnie's boyfriend Jeff (Luke McKenzie) agrees and, as the four start to catch up, Ronnie struggles with telling Jeff that Henry not only used to be her lover, but that they might still have romantic feelings for each other.

Thursday 6 September 2018

Crazy Rich Asians (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: Asian-American Rachel (Constance Wu) is invited by her boyfriend Nick (Henry Golding) to attend his best friend's wedding in Singapore and meet his family. However, Rachel discovers that Nick's family are among the richest business magnates in the region, and while she's coming to terms with that fact, she also has to deal with Nick's mother Eleanor (Michelle Yeoh) insisting that Rachel is the wrong girl for her son.

Wednesday 5 September 2018

Working Class Boy (2018) - Movie Review

The plot (such as it is): Born in Glasgow, Scotland, James Dixon Swan grew up surrounded by a hostile environment and a highly volatile family unit. However, when his mother moves the family from Scotland to Adelaide, Western Australia, the young James began the path that lead him to becoming an artist that would captivate audiences all over the world: Jimmy Barnes.

Monday 3 September 2018

Kin (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: While searching an abandoned building for scrap metal, Elijah (Myles Truitt) finds a weapon that is clearly not of this earth. As the original owners of the weapon set out to retrieve, his adoptive older brother Jimmy (Jack Reynor) is on the run from gangster Taylor (James Franco) and he and Elijah hit the road to get away from them all.

Sunday 2 September 2018

Book Club (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: For the past thirty years, best friends Diane (Diane Keaton), Vivian (Jane Fonda), Sharon (Candice Bergen) and Carol (Mary Steenburgen) have met up every month for book club. One month, they choose Fifty Shades Of Grey as their book, and as they read on, they find themselves questioning where they are in life and love and whether they're going to do something about it.

Saturday 1 September 2018

Slender Man (2018) - Movie Review

The plot: Best friends Wren (Joey King), Hallie (Julia Goldani Telles), Chloe (Jaz Sinclair) and Katie (Annalise Basso), while searching the Internet, find a mysterious video that features images of a figure described in forums as 'The Slender Man'. A week after watching the video, Katie disappears and the other three realise that they did more than just watch a video: They actually summoned the Slender Man. As they try and find a way to get her back, the increasingly violent visions they keep seeing indicate that the Slender Man is much closer than they thought... and if they aren't careful, they could be his next victims.