Shazam! There’s yet another superhero origin story just in time for school holidays. This one is a DC Comics Universe hero and he fights crime in the world where both Batman and Superman exist as real beings. The film Shazam! however is most definitely played for sweet, cheesy laughs and family values, and our hero’s Continue Reading
Ben is Back is a microcosm of drug addiction hollowing out America’s white population. It’s the result of The Mule schlepping kilos of powder undetected across the country while police focus on the ‘optics’ of arrest numbers. These movies are about the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell society. That everything is okay, that we can handle it and that status and appearance is more valuable than community and honesty.
The much-hyped marketing juggernaut of A Star is Born 4.0 has arrived in Australia and it is everything and a bit less than expected. It’s Silver Linings Playbook meets Grace of My Heart with a splash of the tragic Leaving Las Vegas. (If you’ve somehow missed the endless rounds of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga Continue Reading
It’s fun, it’s fast, it’s funny and it’s over in a phantom flash. You don’t need to be a megafan of the Comedy Channel’s Teen Titans Go TV series to enjoy this film but it doesn’t hurt to have a fan explain the ridiculous premise to you (if you’re Gen-X or older). Here’s the deal; Continue Reading