Category: Reviews


Communication is the key in Arrival

Arrival is best described as genre bending. It is not an alien invasion film or psychological thriller as much as it is a philosophical journey that entertains.


A little movie that sinks its claws in

A Street Cat Named Bob is a good, positive, life-affirming film which more people should see.


Why are we fascinated with creating new life?

From Frankenstein to 2015’s Ex-Machina, artificial life forms have been a fascination of filmmakers through the decades.


The other side of the balance sheet

Review: The Accountant (MA15+) Ben Affleck, JK Simmons, Anna Kendrick Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) has struggled all of his life to fit into society. Due to his...


Call to action goes on

As we celebrate the 40th year of our Church, it is only fitting that a new book has chronicled our history of advocacy in the public space. Ex-Moderator Rev. Dr Brian...


The feel-good film you have to see

During a season of powerful and onerous films, Hidden Figures is a light in a very dark room.


What would make you reject your beliefs

Review: Silence (MA15+) Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Jesus warned his followers that they would be persecuted by people who oppose him (John 15:18-24). So,...


Journey to forgiveness

Review: The Light Between the Oceans (M) Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender Rachel Weisz There was so much potential for this film. Adapted from the bestseller...


The other side of the fence

Review: Fences (PG) Denzel Washington, Viola Davis Stage productions do not always translate well to the big screen. The very nature of the staging constraints and the...


Keeping Up With the Joneses

(M) Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm The Gaffneys love their neighbourhood. It has everything that they cherish in life: friends, family and safety. All of the...