Category Archive: film review

The Little Death – Film Review

Australian actor/writer Josh Lawson makes his directorial debut in this comedy, which was voted second in the 2014 Sydney Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature. The Little Death, derived from the expression… Read More

Only Lovers Left Alive, the beauty of being

Only a side-effect, but already quite some achievement: With his latest movie, Jim Jarmusch saved the genre of vampire movies from hyped over-produced teen-kitsch… Only Lovers Left Alive is much more a road-movie than… Read More

We Are The Best! – Film Review

In We Are The Best!, Swedish director/screenwriter Lukas Moodysson’s delivers a must-see for anybody who is thirteen, anybody who has ever been thirteen and anybody for whom music has had a profound affect on their… Read More

The trouble with Locke is…

Melissa Oey reviews the new flick from Steven Knight: Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) is an Everyman whose carefully constructed picket fence existence becomes threatened by a singular and supposedly uncharacteristic incident in his past.… Read More

Film Review: Lucy is daft but fun

Bobby Townsend reviews the moderately ludicrous new Luc Besson flick: There is enjoyable irony to the fact that a film about the potential capabilities of the human brain requires absolutely minimal thought from its… Read More

20,000 Days on Earth – Film Review

For a 10.30am screening of 20,000 Days on Earth, it was surprising that I cried for such an extended time throughout the picture. Perhaps now for some reason, located across the world in my hometown of… Read More

Predestination – Movie Review

Carol Bowditch checks out the latest film written/directed by the Spierig Brothers: In an effort to keep my talents (ha) as a writer a mystery to my fellow preview screening journalists I make… Read More

Boyhood is an incredible achievement

Fact: You’ve never experienced a movie like Boyhood. Richard Linklater’s groundbreaking, coming-of-age story was filmed over the course of 12 years with the same cast. For the movie to have even made it to… Read More

The Inbetweeners Movie 2 – review

With the first cinematic instalment of The Inbetweeners smashing all manner of box office records in the United Kingdom, it was always incredibly likely there would be a follow-up. And so, just as… Read More

The Keeper Of Lost Causes – Film review

Somethingyousaid.com’s J. Alistair Darcy battles some seriously aggressive lifts en route to checking out Danish movie “Kvinden i buret”: Initially, I wasn’t so sure I was going to make it to the preview screening at… Read More

The Lunchbox – Film Review

Holding Irrfan Khan (recognisable from Life of Pi, The Amazing Spiderman and Slumdog Millionaire) in high regard, we sent Carol Bowditch to check out The Lunchbox: A carefully prepared meal is passed though many… Read More

Yves Saint Laurent, Film Review

Yves Saint Laurent is a biopic based on the iconic designer and his progression from a painfully shy 21-year-old aspiring designer to a man who single handedly revolutionised the fashion world and at… Read More