Category: Film Reviews

Red Shoes & the Seven Dwarfs — July 2020

Red Shoes & the Seven Dwarfs — July 2020

In keeping with modern cinematic sensibilities, the opening scenes of Red Shoes & the Seven Dwarfs feature an action-packed sequence ...
The Personal History of David Copperfield — July 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield — July 2020

This cinematic interpretation presents a pastiche of Dickensian characters and plots as told on stage by David Copperfield himself in ...
Sonic the Hedgehog — July 2020

Sonic the Hedgehog — July 2020

Through watching its title sequence or otherwise knowing that Sonic the Hedgehog began life as a game on the Sega ...
The Booksellers — Palace Cinemas — July 2020

The Booksellers — Palace Cinemas — July 2020

“Books are a sort of cultural DNA, the code for who, as a society, we are, and what we know ...
Master Cheng — Palace Cinemas — July 2020

Master Cheng — Palace Cinemas — July 2020

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Cheng (Pak Hon Chu) travels with his young son, Nunjo (Lucas Hsuan), to a remote ...
Andrew Myers' Netflix nuggets for your noodle

Andrew Myers’ Netflix nuggets for your noodle

As Australia, and the world entire, slug into another month of social distancing, isolation, and day-time television, we still must ...
Pixar rolls the dice in 'Onward'

Pixar rolls the dice in ‘Onward’

Review by Cam Williams Two elves, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt), live in a magical kingdom ...
We’ll End Up Together [Nous finirons ensemble] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

We’ll End Up Together [Nous finirons ensemble] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Max (François Cluzet) has paid heavily, losing two businesses, a boat, and his marriage, for a failed venture and has ...
A friendly Tale (Le bonheur des uns…) — Alliance Française French Film Festival  2020 — Palace Cinemas

A friendly Tale (Le bonheur des uns…) — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Léa (Bérénice Bejo), a kind, understated woman, works in a women’s fashion shop in a ...
In My Blood It Runs — Dendy Cinemas — March 2020

In My Blood It Runs — Dendy Cinemas — March 2020

A festival hit during Dendy’s 2019 Stronger Than Fiction documentary festival, In My Blood It Runs sketches surprisingly intimately the ...