I will always regard 2012 as a great year for writers, as far as the cinema was concerned.
It was a humid day in Melbourne and I was glad to get inside the cinema to watch the premiere of The Snowman, hoping the air-conditioning would be as freezing as the evocative visuals of director Tomas Alfredson. Particularly those stark, stunning shots of the wintery Norwegian snow-covered hills around Oslo and Bergen, as advertised in the film’s trailer.
“How the heck did this get made?” you may be asking in the cinema with hand placed against your bored frumpy face. For Hollywood magician Nancy Meyers, it’s her simple trick of money, nepotism, and vacations written off as a movie.
Your plane goes hurdling towards the ground, you face an almost certain death – if not by the impact itself, but by being stuck in the wilderness with no supplies. So what do you do? You fall in love.
Though I have enjoyed Lady Gaga’s music over the years, I never quite reached that ‘fan girl’ status. Her whole schtick has always been a little too eccentric for my plain, perfectly poised liking.
Take one sketchy Australian film industry, raise two expected mental health archetypes, then toss them all into one safe indie motion picture. It seems impossible to impress. But what if it works?
The Bad Batch is candy for your ears and eyeballs, but contains little nutrition regarding storyline. But maybe that’s all you’re looking for in a movie?
Happy Death Day follows Tree (Jessica Rothe), a college student that’s forced to relive her death over and over again, groundhog-day style.
The Only Living Boy in New York is a new drama film directed by Marc Webb and stars Callum Turner, Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Nixon, Kate Beckinsale and Pierce Brosnan.
Director Adam Wingard walked haplessly into the volley fire of internet-trench-warfare in August, as Netflix deployed it’s much anticipated American adaption of Death Note.
Thirty years after the events of the original film, a young blade runner uncovers a secret and becomes intertwined in a battle between those trying to preserve it, and those trying to destroy it.
It’s been 27 years since Flatliners (1990) hit our screens, and now we are welcoming the sequel/remake of sorts to the not-so-well received original film, that had a mixed reception upon its initial release.
Gerald’s Game is a little surprise package of a film that really packs a punch, and continues to throw jabs left and right until the wince inducing finale.
It’s been 3 years since Darren Aronofsky’s last film Noah (2014) – which was a disaster – but the famous filmmaker also known for Black Swan (2010) and Requiem for a Dream (2000) is once again making headlines with his new film, Mother!