Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

The Exes (Les Ex)

 
I used to watch a lot of rom-coms, but as I get older I get really annoyed with vapid movies that throw random characters and just wishing that they somehow …


Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Paul, Apostle of Christ

 
Approaching Christmas and Easter, there are usually waves of faith-based movies that are released to capitulate on the events. I decided to ride on this wave this year, seeing the …


Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Normandy Nude (Normandie Nue)

 
Normandy Nude (Normandie Nue) would be the end-product if a pinch of social criticism, a big bucket of charms, packaged with a dash of Spencer Tunick character, mixed in a …


Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Two Is A Family (Demain Tout Commence)

 
It’s that time of the year in Australia when the Alliance Française Film Festival is on. My first selection this year is Two Is A Family (Demain tout commence), directed by Hugo …


Sunday, March 18th, 2018

I Can Only Imagine

 
It’s almost with cynicism and trepidation that I watch faith-based movies. If it’s a story taken from the Bible, I fear that there the scriptwriters apply their own poetic licence …


Friday, March 9th, 2018

Mary Magdalene

 
Watching Mary Magdalene on the International Women’s Day (March 8) seems to be very fitting. The movie will be released on March 22nd here in Australia but there is an advanced screening …


Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

The Mercy

 
You often see movies of successful feats, when an underdog achieves the unthinkable. However, what happens if the underdog is ill-prepared to undertake the challenge? He realizes that despite his …


Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

The Shape of Water

 
How can I describe The Shape of Water? Perhaps at the core it’s a story about loneliness and finding an emotional harbour. More on that later …
Some critics mention that there …


Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Darkest Hour

 
To be honest, I’m not a fan of war movies. Some people watch World War II movies and then study each battle strategy and memorise the moves that each party …


Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Coco

 
Continuing the tradition that Yani and I started some years ago, we ushered the new year by watching a movie in the afternoon on New Year’s day. This year we …