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Life of Pi

Life of Pi Movie Review

Back in 2004 I had just finished Yann Martel’s brilliant novel, Life of Pi. It had been a breathtaking read; a fantastical narrative and a deeply spiritual and philosophical journey that had left me with an infinite number of questions and mixed feelings, as well as a sense of catharsis that ... Read More »

Jackpot Review

  Jackpot is the second cinematic adaptation to come from writer Jo Nesbø, and after the success, both critically and artistically, of Headhunters it has a lot to live up to and thankfully, it does not disappoint. From the explosive and darkly comic opening that includes “pussy”, a shotgun and some degree ... Read More »

TED | Review

  TED, the debut live action feature from Seth MacFarlane is a shocking, but incredibly funny movie that finally signals an evolution of MacFarlane’s brand of domestic comedy after a slow, lingering decline and eventual stagnation in the animated sphere. In essence, TED is a quirky, modern rethinking of a popular fairytale ... Read More »

The Hunter | Review

The Hunter Movie Review

Daniel Nettheim’s The Hunter is a film that is stripped back to its raw and primal essence, an unashamedly bleak and existential affair that draws the audience through an emotional wringer. With its simple, explanatory title, the movie delivers exactly what it promises; a narrative solely revolving around a hunt. ... Read More »

The Amazing Spider-Man | Review

It’s hard to write objectively of a film, when deep down, you were against the production from the start. This isn’t a swipe at the ridiculous argument that Hollywood has run out of ideas and and has turned to remakes bla bla bla, instead my problem hinges on the semantics with ... Read More »