The graveyard of films based on ‘young adult’ (YA) book properties is getting close to hanging up a ‘no vacancy’ sign with the arrival of Divergent.
Pet owners are always trying to sneak their animal’s medication by hiding it in their meals. Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky uses the same strategy with Noah by smuggling potent existential ideas into a film with a blockbuster mentality.
Hold onto your butts because if there’s one film based on a multibillion dollar toy empire you see this year, make it this brick-fest.
If a Tom Clancy novel had an affair with a comic book the lovechild would be Captain America: Winter Soldier. The final product is a tug-of-war between grit and goof.
The Grand Budapest Hotel politely squishes itself into the upper tier of Anderson’s resume.
A little of the spark from The Raid is missing in The Raid 2: Berandal but Evans’ artistry as an action director is undeniable. Evans, Uwais and Indonesia are the new centre of the arse kicking universe.
Need for Speed ensures that the reputation of films based on videogames remains in tatters. It’s a lemon.
Deciphering the meaning of the narrative will provide all different enlightenment for different people, but there is a lot more to All is Lost than just Redford in a yacht.
300: Rise of an Empire is the kind of film a football coach would deploy to inspire his brutes before a big match. Let’s call him Coach Bicep. You can imagine Coach Bicep yelling at his players “look at the odds these guys overcame!’
Thanks for the laughs Mr Ramis, but I’ll be forever grateful for the way you championed the misfits.
According to Warner Brothers Home Entertainment, Veronica Mars will be available in Australia via digital download on 14 March but the film will not be getting a general theatrical release.
It’s time to get Suss! The annual Graffiti with Punctuation awards are here and the writers* of this fine publication have submitted their votes for the films that that deserve to be applauded in an ocean of constant applause during awards season.
Nebraska is a sublime piece of cinema that’s densely layered and packed with emotion. Payne proves the modest stories can be the most powerful.
Berg reboots his career as a director (see Hancock and Battleship) with this harsh tale of war.
The Robocop remake is frustratingly mediocre. It’s not a complete disaster but rather an ample catastrophe.
Reitman only denies us a passionate kiss in the rain so Labor Day narrowly misses out on going ‘full Sparks’.
While the relaxed behaviour of patrons in cinemas has resulted in the popular opinion that it’s the new living room, your living room just became the new cinema thanks to HBOs new series True Detective.
So often the story of a revolution is confined to history books or fragmented across news coverage. The Square is an opportunity to see an upheaval in real-time. Director Jehane Noujaim pieces together an incredible…
It’s also one of the most ‘Italian’ films I’ve ever seen; passionate, satirical, and sumptuous.
There just aren’t enough rooftops to shout my love for this film.