Review: Booksmart

Review: Booksmart

Booksmart follows Molly and Amy, best friends on the cusp of graduating high school, who realise they’ve almost completely let the high school party experience pass them by. The night before graduation they have two goals: 1) go to a rager hosted by one of their classmates and 2) get Amy to kiss the girl [...]

Review: Wild Rose

Review: Wild Rose

Wild Rose follows Glaswegian Rose-Lynn Harlan on her journey to become a country star, despite being recently released from prison and being a single mother to two young children. This is a classic rags to riches narrative that country music is so fond of. Played by Jesse Buckley, Rose-Lynn is a bright disaster of a [...]

The Hustle

The Hustle

I was lucky enough to be able to attend the premier of the latest Hollywood hit starring Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway on its first showing in Adelaide. I walked out with a smile on my face and a need for more popcorn. The Hustle is funny and light-hearted while keeping the audience caring about [...]

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

Spoiler Warning! This review discusses some things some readers may want to avoid knowing before seeing the film. Marvel have saved some of the best for last. Infinity War was over-populated, underwhelming, and seemed designed purely to set up the second half of the duology. Endgame had a lot resting on its shouldering and, I’m [...]

Us

Us

The opening of Jordan Peele’s sophomore horror film Us, opens with a young Adelaide (Lupita Nyong'o) wandering away from her bickering parents on a coastal boardwalk into a house of mirrors, only to find her reflection come to life. As an adult with a husband and two kids, Adelaide returns to the site of her [...]

Happy Death Day 2U

Happy Death Day 2U

Time-loop murders have never been so funny. Happy Death Day 2U, as you may have guessed from the title, is a sequel to Christopher Landon’s critically acclaimed horror film Happy Death Day, a movie which combines the endless time-loop anomalies of Groundhog Day with the added element of a relentless serial killer. In the first [...]