Review: Green Book

A story about the bonding of two very different souls. Captivating and greatly entertaining. When a classical pianist looks to tour around the deep south of America, he hires Tony Lip, an Italian American brawler with very low opinions on minorities. When Tony discovers his fare is an extremely rich African American man, he realizes…

Duo Review: Death Race (1975, 2017)

Death Race 2000 (1975) A product of it’s time, Death Race 2000 is something you cannot replicate today. In the heady time of the year 2000, America has become ruled by a dictatorship, spurred on by a financial crash in 1979, and has developed the Transcontinental Road Race, a motorised blood sport inspired by gladitorial…

Review: Fast and Furious 8 (aka The Fate of the Furious)

All principles be damned. When a super hacker is bent on starting World War Three, stealing an EMP device and codes to nuclear weapons isn’t enough, she needs street racer and all around family guy, Dominic Toretto, on her side. Oh noes, the trailer shows Dom turning against his “family”. Whatever is going to happen next? The…

Review: Rubber

(originally published Oct 2011) You know… sometimes as a reviewer a film comes along and challenges your ability to think and write cohesively because what was witnessed was so completely random. Rubber, follows a sentient killer psychic tyre, that wakes up in the American scrub-lands only to start popping small animals and people’s heads. Believe…

Review: Locke

Tom Hardy is the focus of this dramatic piece as a man who’s life collapses as he takes a long nighttime drive. Ivan Locke is the head of a construction company with nine years under his belt as a reliable workman and surveyor, his peers and superiors know him as level-headed. But tonight Locke makes…

Review: Cosmopolis

Oh David Cronenberg, how I don’t understand you. I enjoyed Cronenberg’s 1999 film eXistenZ, and even his body horror films such as The Fly are memorable, but in recent years his films have done nothing but completely alienate me. Cosmopolis is absolutely no different. Robert Pattinson (yes, I’ve now watched a film with him in…