Category: Reviews


Is this remake a beauty, or a beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast (PG) Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor The fairy-tale of Beauty and the Beast has been in existence since the 1700s and,...


What you never knew about the world’s biggest band

Review: Eights Days A Week (M) The Beatles Directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard, Eight Days a Week stands at the pinnacle of documentary storytelling. The story Howard...


Loving the marriage debate

Based on a true story, this American drama takes us back to when interracial marriage was forbidden.


What kind of international woman is Miss Sloane

What does this star-studded drama do for gender roles?


King hit for new Kong?

What it comes down to is realising that this is Kong’s film. It is predictable and formulaic, but still proves works as a monster movie.


What would you do if today was your last

Before I Fall is not the run-of-the-mill teen drama, but the answers and eventual conclusion it presents are less than satisfying.


The best X-Men movie ever

Logan is the Wolverine movie you wanted - and it sinks claws into more than vicious action.


The aftermath of war

REVIEW: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (MA15+) Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund Billy Lynn’s (Joe Alwyn) life has taken a surreal turn. Only a few...


Marvel spins its magic

Review: Doctor Strange (M) Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor Just because a character has his origins in the comic-book realm, does that mean he is a...


Small church, big step for women

How female ordination was led by one of the Uniting Church's core members.