Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman

High as a kite on the soaring heights of Rocketman

Before the official release of Rocketman, we already knew much about the film. It would tell the story of musical living-legend and gay icon, Elton John. It would share a director and many similar themes with another recent, Oscar-nominated musical biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. And Elton John himself would be working on the film as Executive Read more about High as a kite on the soaring heights of Rocketman[…]

Jackson Dunn as BRandon Breyer in Bright Burn with glowing red eyes, close up and looking at the camera

Brightburn: When puberty goes terribly wrong.

A lot of things start to happen when you turn about twelve. Typically, they include growth spurts, cracking voices and hair growing in places where it wasn’t before. Typically, these things don’t include super-human strength and the power to burn people with your eyes. Brandon Breyer (Jackson Dunn), though, is not your typical pubescent boy. Read more about Brightburn: When puberty goes terribly wrong.[…]

Lizzie (Logan Browning) and Charlotte (Allison Williams) play the cello together on the stage of film The Perfection

The Perfection is the female-led thriller that you can’t say enough about.

First things first, don’t watch the trailer. To get the most out of the latest horror/thriller from Netflix, you’ll want to know as little as possible before diving in. All you need to know about The Perfection before you watch it is that Allison Williams (Girls, Get Out) is Charlotte, a talented cellist who was Read more about The Perfection is the female-led thriller that you can’t say enough about.[…]

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Disney delivers a diamond in the rough

Disney is serving up live-action remakes faster than you can say “Happily ever after”. The disappointment that was Dumbo hasn’t even left theatres yet and already Aladdin has landed in our laps. Before the year is through, we’ll have also been gifted the humanised makeovers of The Lion King and The Lady and the Tramp. Read more about Disney delivers a diamond in the rough[…]

A movie still of the cast of Wine Country taking a selfie together. Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Ratch, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey

Amy Poehler’s directorial debut is a gleeful romp through the vineyards.

Everyone has those friends. The ones you’ve known forever. The same ones you sometimes wonder if you’d still be friends with if you’d only just met them. Wine Country is a film about those kinds of friends. Netflix’s wine-soaked film is directed by Amy Poehler and based on Abby, Rebecca, Naomi, Val, Catherine and Jenny, Read more about Amy Poehler’s directorial debut is a gleeful romp through the vineyards.[…]

Woody Harrelson and KEvin Costner are together in a car, they star as MAney and Hamer who took down Bonnie and Clyde. REad on for film review.

The Highwaymen: An invitation to walk a mile in the shoes of the duo that killed Bonnie and Clyde.

On the heels of Extremely wicked, shockingly evil and vile comes another true-crime venture from Netflix, this time with director John Lee Hancock at the helm. Having already directed thirteen films including The Blind Side, The Founder and The Alamo, Hancock can now add The Highwaymen to his list of ‘based on a true story’ Read more about The Highwaymen: An invitation to walk a mile in the shoes of the duo that killed Bonnie and Clyde.[…]

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Bring it on marries Book Club and Poms is born.

Martha (Diane Keaton) is a single, childless, sixty-something woman and the newest resident at Sun Springs retirement village. And though it appears to be the Ritz-Carlton of retirement villages, she’s not happy about it. You see, she has advanced ovarian cancer and is refusing chemotherapy, so she arrives looking upon it is as a final Read more about Bring it on marries Book Club and Poms is born.[…]

Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton star alongside Ryan Reynolds in Pokemon Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Detective Pikachu uncovers more than you’d expect

From its humble beginnings on Gameboy, Pokémon has grown into a franchise juggernaut. The video game exploded into a trading card game, books, comics, soundtracks and an incredibly successful television series. It was even the inspiration for a travelling theme park, Poképark, for a time. The Pokémon franchise is no stranger to film, either. Since Read more about Pokémon Detective Pikachu uncovers more than you’d expect[…]

Seth Rogen plays Fred Flarsky, a principled journalist who runs into his former babysitter Charlotte played by Charlize Theron who is now the secretary of state in this romantic comedy offering

Long Shot answers the question “Is there any woman Seth Rogen can’t woo?”

From the Director of Snatched and Warm Bodies, Jonathan Levine, comes Long Shot, a mostly fatuous rom-com about an ostensibly mismatched couple where the stakes are even higher than usual. Fred (Seth Rogen) is a potty-mouthed and uncompromising journalist who clings to his principles as tightly as his tapered cargo pants cling to him. After Read more about Long Shot answers the question “Is there any woman Seth Rogen can’t woo?”[…]

Zac Efron plays Ted Bundy alongside LilyCollins who is his former-girlfriend Liz Kendall in the true-crime drama film from Netflix and director Joe Berlinger. Here they sit together with Liz's young daughter ready to cut her birthday cake.

Extremely well-acted, shockingly devoid of crime

If you were a minute or so late to joining your partner on the lounge to watch Extremely wicked, shockingly evil and vile, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d accidentally walked into a rom-com. In fact, the new Netflix film is the story of the life of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. Or one version Read more about Extremely well-acted, shockingly devoid of crime[…]