Get Hard – Review

Get Hard awkwardly stumbles through attempts at finding humour in racial and sexual differences. Allegations of xeno/homophobia could be partially diffused by comedic context, but this comedy clearly needs to...

Seventh Son – Review

Pop quiz, hotshot! What comes after “You chose this life”? A - “It chose me.” B - “Don’t talk to me about life.” C - “You can't hide from destiny.” Chose A? Congratulations!* Here’s $95...

Wild Card – Review

Con Air's director, The Princess Bride's writer, and Jason Statham's everything - Wild Card may have decent odds, but it's a long 40 minutes until the Stath even finds his fists. It all feels like a...

Chappie – Review

From the brief setup and first exhilarating droid deployment (complete with bot’s-eye view camerawork), Chappie appears to fulfill the premise’s potential to be this director’s masterwork. Watch with...

The Wedding Ringer – Review

14 years after it was actually written, The Wedding Ringer finally makes it to screen. Was it worth it? Well, no, but… Had it been released all those years ago the story might be different; wouldn’t it...

Project Almanac – Review

Project X meets The Butterfly Effect in this story of time-travelling teens, sponsored by Microsoft and Maserati. It wouldn't be a Michael Bay production without obscene product placement and lots of staring...

Predestination – Review

Ethan Hawke swaps Boyhood for boredom in Predestination, the latest film to get lost in time travel. Despite a promising premise and outlandish imagination, Predestination fails overall to be fresh or...

The Light Shines Only There – Review

Mipo O delivers a tragic tale of love by the sea in this valiant but lacklustre drama that premiered at the 2015 Raindance Film Festival. Tatsuo (Gô Ayano), the drifter, is embroiled in a story of trauma...

Two Night Stand – Review

Though all this recent romcom doom and gloom seems just a little harsh, Two Night Stand won’t do much to turn the tide. Unfortunately this cinematic bottle episode falls down on its frequently twee genre...