Recent cinema and television has been littered with dystopian visions of technology impacting our lives, from the Black Mirror franchise to Netflix’s TAU (2018), Ready Player One (2018) and Blade Runner 2049 (2018).
For beginner movie buffs out there, it is likely that they have stumbled upon a list of classic films that they “must” add to their repertoire.
One of the sometimes unfortunate factors of becoming a successful actor is that fame will likely ensue.
In this day and age, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to movies with streaming services such as Stan, Netflix, and Hulu, and no matter the desired genre, there is sure to be a bit of something for everyone.
Jonah Hill’s directional debut Mid90s is set to be released in Australia later this year and a great warmup to that film is the amazing documentary, All This Mayhem.
The Melbourne International Film Festival returns for the 2018 season, and we’ve made it easy to get you started by sharing 10 must-see movies at the festival.
Half the year has passed and we’ve seen some excellent film releases, some very watchable ones, and some stinkers – here are the seven best as of June 2018.
This July, the 2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival brings with it a diverse program of acclaimed films from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland.
In the acclaimed modern horror film Hereditary starring Toni Collette, director Ari Aster references horror films of the 60’s and 70’s in order to create the dread-filled atmosphere of his debut feature film.
The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival returns in 2018, bringing with it plenty of top-notch Australian and international documentaries.
Around the time of the release of The Grey, Liam Neeson was at the peak of an action movie phase thanks to the unexpected hit that was Taken (2009), which saw him take on a slew of tough guy roles normally reserved for actors 20-30 years his junior.
Mothers come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s no better place to bear witness to that than on the big screen. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, let’s celebrate by paying tribute to the top 10 unforgettable movie mothers of the last few decades.
With the growing critical reception around Annihilation (2018), based on the Jeff VanderMeer novel, and other recent semi-surrealist triumphs like David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return (2017) and Del Toro’s The Shape of Water (2017) – a surge of interest in the weird fiction genre is happening, which some critics have even dubbed ‘A Weird Renaissance’.
Actors Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish announced the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards overnight – throwing sharp curve-balls our way in the process.
‘Netflix and chill’ is one of today’s most popular euphemisms playfully used when two adults want to enjoy one another’s company. As per the intentions of Netflix and chill, the chill side of things tends to attract the most emphasis.
The Janks Reviews crew have compiled a list of their favourite movies of 2017, and while many films made our team’s lists, these are the top 19 films of the past year that appeared more commonly across the board.
Happy New Year film fans! 2018 will bring it with a whole bunch of anticipated films across all genres and for all audiences – here are 21 that you should look out for in the upcoming season, with trailers where applicable (sorted by release date).
Many films that are released at mainstream cinemas are likely to be big-budget blockbusters – these are the prequels, sequels and everything in between that may not necessarily be great movies, but will make loads of money at the box office (of course, there are some amazing big-budget films too, they are just rarer). If you are lucky enough to live near an independent cinema, you may be able to see some more unusual flicks.
There’s a few reasons I’ve got true crime on the brain at the moment.
When deciphering what makes a great film, it is clear that a huge part of it comes down to the director, and Alfonso Cuarón is one of the best in the business.
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