Movie Review: Boar (2018)

Boar poster It’s a giant pig that kills people…and a huge serving of Aussie slang

Stars: Nathan Jones, Bill Moseley, John Jarratt, Hugh Sheridan, Simone Buchanan
Director: 
Chris Sun

Synopsis: A small town in the Australian Outback is a peaceful place where people from the city come to visit family, locals sit around at the pub for a drink and a chat and old friends head out over night to keep an eye on paddocks and fence lines and maybe drink a beer or ten. This is until a wild boar of a size never seen before begins to torment and kill people in the area, not just for food mind you….but because it can and it enjoys it. Continue reading Movie Review: Boar (2018)

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Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

John Wick 3 poster If you want peace, prepare for war.

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane 
Director: 
Chad Stahelski


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Synopsis: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is excommunicado. There is a $14mil bounty on his head and no one is allowed to help him, he’s completely on his own. Wick, however, has other plans and reluctantly calls in some very old favours to help with his continued battle for freedom. Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

John Wick 2 poster I can assure you that the stories you hear about John Wick, if nothing else, have been watered down.

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane
Director: 
Chad Stahelski

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Synopsis:
The revenge sorted, and car retrieved, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is ready to settle back into retired life. Unfortunately, other people aren’t prepared to let him do whatever he wants and that dabble back in the industry is enough for them to demand he stays in and repays a favour from long ago. Unable to find a way out of this, Wick reluctantly takes the job and the knowledge that the work may well be who he is and retirement was only a fleeting and unrealistic dream. Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Movie Review: John Wick (2014)

John Wick poster He was the one you sent to kill the f***ing Boogeyman.

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen
Directors: 
Chad Stahelski, David Leitch

Synopsis: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is a retired hit man who is mourning the very recent death of his wife. When a home invasion takes him by surprise and they take some things very precious to him, he decides that maybe a quick trip out of retirement is in order to get some very deserved revenge. Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick (2014)

Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick Ass 2 poster It should have been called Ass Kick because it got it’s ass kicked as a sequel – And off I go to pursue my life of comedy greatness

Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Jeff Wadlow

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Synopsis: After the events of the first movie Mindy (Chloë Grace Moretz) is struggling with going to school, being ‘normal’ and not being Hit Girl all the time. Meanwhile Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) willingly stopped being Kick-Ass and is in turn struggling with boring day to day life. When begging Mindy to team up and be a duo fails, he searches elsewhere for other vigilantes in the city to work with. But of course every superhero needs a bad guy and the loss of his father and many people he was close to has caused Chris D’Amico (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) to be consumed by revenge and form his own team to be the cities ultimate super villain with the main goal….kill Kick-Ass. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Kick Ass poster Good call, baby doll!

Stars:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Strong, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Matthew Vaughn

Synopsis: High school student and comic book nerd Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) decides to take it upon himself to wear a costume and become a real-life superhero and helping people in need. Doing this, however, causes him to cross paths with drug lords and criminals who suddenly want nothing more than to see him dead. It also means that two other ‘superheros’ are forced to show themselves in order to save his neck once or twice. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Move Review: The Open House (2018)

Open House poster Why don’t people install lights in basements? A flashlight is NOT suitable lighting people!

Stars: Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Patricia Bethune
Directors: 
Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote

Synopsis: After the untimely death of her husband, Naomi (Piercey Dalton) moves herself and her son Logan (Dylan Minnette) to stay at her sister’s house in the mountains until they get back on their feet. Strange things start happening shortly after their arrive with weird noises at night, things going missing and locals who don’t quite understand what personal space is. Is it their imagination or is something more sinister at work and how involved are these strange and slightly creepy neighbours? Continue reading Move Review: The Open House (2018)