Tagged with film

[Review] Wonder Woman (2017)

[Review] Wonder Woman (2017)

Since the character of Wonder Woman first appeared in a comic book back in 1941 in All Star Comics #8 she has been a main stay of DC Comics. Along with Superman and Batman she is the next biggest hero in that universe, with the three of them forming the Trinity. Diana Prince has existed … Continue reading

[Review] Get Out (2017)

[Review] Get Out (2017)

The genre of horror is not an easy one to successfully get fully right, no matter what way you go about it. There are many types of horror, and the suspense/thriller route may seem like an easy one to nail but it could perhaps be the most difficult one to get correct. There is a … Continue reading

[Review] Kong: Skull Island (2017)

[Review] Kong: Skull Island (2017)

King Kong is a well-known name, the 1933 film is a classic not only for the title character but for the techniques used to bring Kong and the other creatures to life. The character of Kong has been revisited before in cinema, with two films in particular from 1976 and 2005 that served as remakes. … Continue reading

[Review] David Stratton: A Cinematic Life (2017)

[Review] David Stratton: A Cinematic Life (2017)

David Stratton is perhaps one of the most well-known names when it comes to cinema in Australia, even those who don’t follow cinema that much have heard of the man. He was the director of the Sydney International Film Festival for many years, a film critic for Variety and along with Margaret Pomeranz graced our … Continue reading

Bede’s Top 10 Films Of 2016

Bede’s Top 10 Films Of 2016

Hey everyone! Now before you all say anything, I already know what you are all thinking: why am I finally posting a top 10 of 2016 list when we’re almost 3 months into 2017? Well, there is a pretty good reason for that. While most of my fellow film critics posted their top 10 lists either at … Continue reading

[Review] Silence (2016)

[Review] Silence (2016)

Martin Scorsese is a director who has proven throughout his career he can tackle any subject matter, whether it be a biopic about a boxer or a a story about a haunted ambulance driver. With SILENCE he takes on a highly religious film based on the book of the same name. The book itself was … Continue reading

[Review] The Founder (2016)

[Review] The Founder (2016)

Based on a true story films are tricky, there is always that fine line between what you can show and tell and how to make it compelling enough to hold your audiences attention. Some take liberties with the truth and others try to stay on track and not take too many liberties. Truth is certainly … Continue reading

[Review] Nocturnal Animals (2016)

[Review] Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Unconventional narratives can either be successful in telling a story or they can fall flat. With films, this is always a risk, a risk of alienating the audience or having something that does not gel, the film will have no flow. Filmmakers such as David Lynch and David Cronenberg have mastered the unconventional narrative approach … Continue reading