Tuesday, 30 October 2018

God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: After his family church goes up in flames, Reverend Dave (David A. R. White) finds himself at odds with the local university whose land the church stands on, who would rather tear it down than pay to have it restored. As Dave reconnects with his estranged brother Pearce (John Cobrett) to put together a legal case against the university, he finds himself questioning not just his faith but also his actions and whether he is as righteous as he once believed.

Monday, 29 October 2018

Halloween (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: For the past 40 years since the massacre in Haddonfield, serial killer Michael Myers (Nick Castle) has been locked up in a mental hospital. However, when the bus meant to transfer him to another hospital crashes, it seems that Michael is now on the loose and coming back to finish what he started. As he slashes his way back home, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) prepares as she has for the last 40 years to take down this vicious monster once and for all.

Friday, 26 October 2018

1% (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: While the president of the Copperhead motorcycle club Knuck (Matt Nable) has been in prison, Paddo (Ryan Corr) has been keeping things in order as best he can. However, when Knuck is released and sees the expansions Paddo has made, he makes it clear that the club is his. As Knuck gets back into the swing of things alongside his wife Hayley (Simone Kessell), Paddo is goaded by his wife Katrina (Abbey Lee) to take the club for himself. No matter who wins this war, there will be blood.

Saturday, 20 October 2018

I Want To Eat Your Pancreas (2018) - Movie Review

  

The plot: While at the hospital, a mild-mannered high school student (Mahiro Takasugi) meets classmate Yamauchi (Lynn), who has kept her life-threatening pancreatic disease a secret from everyone... until now. As the two connect over this secret, they learn from each other what it means to really live.

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Harmony: The Five Frequencies Part 1 (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: Harmony (Jessica Falkholt) was born with the ability to take away people's fear and darkness. As she struggles to survive homeless on the streets of an unforgiving city, a chance encounter with psychiatrist Beth (Jacqueline McKenzie) leads her to meeting Mason (Jerome Meyer), the first person Harmony didn't detect any fear within. It seems that these two have more connecting them than they realise, and as a dark storm approaches, they might be our only chance for salvation.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Bad Times At The El Royale (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: A priest (Jeff Bridges), a singer (Cynthia Erivo), a salesman (Jon Hamm) and a hippie (Dakota Johnson) all show up at the El Royale, a hotel that rests on the middle of the state border between California and Nevada. As they make themselves at home, under the attentive eye of concierge Miles (Lewis Pullman), the secrets and lies that brought them to this establishment begin to surface, and despite outward appearances, it seems like no one's hands are clean.


Friday, 12 October 2018

Venom (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: Investigative reporter Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) suspects that something is going on at Life Foundation, run by the ostensibly altruistic Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed). However, after an attempt to sneak into the Foundation goes awry, Eddie makes his way home... only to find that something has come with him. Now bonded to an alien organism that calls itself Venom, he sets out to get to the bottom of Drake's plans before the entire city, and the entire world, are put in jeopardy.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Mandy (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: Logger Red (Nicolas Cage) and artist Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) live a quiet life in a cabin in the woods. However, that life is shattered when they come across a hippie cult run by Jeremiah (Linus Roache), who takes Mandy as his own... and then kills her. Red sets out on a bloody and drug-addled path of vengeance to destroy the cult.

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Alpha (2018) - Movie Review




The plot: In 20,000 B.C., young Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is being taught the ways of the hunter/gatherer by his father and tribe leader Tau (Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson). However, Keda ends up separated from his tribe after a seasonal bison hunt, with his tribe assuming him dead. Stranded far from home, and with only a likewise-separated wolf at his side, he has to make it across the harsh, prehistoric wilderness.


Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Ladies In Black (2018) - Movie Review



The plot: University hopeful Lisa (Angourie Rice) gets a job at clothing store Goode's during the Christmas season. As she connects with her co-workers Fay (Rachel Taylor), Patty (Alison McGirr) and Magda (Julia Ormond), it becomes clear that all of them have complicated relationships with those around them, ones that just might get a bit easier once they take into account who they have in their lives.