Entertainment

Goosebumps 2 lacks original’s bite

Saturday October 13, 2018

I spend an unconscionable amount of time wondering about the right age at which to introduce my child to horror movies.

In the grand scheme of all movies ever made—including, say, FW Murnau’s exquisite 1927 silent film Sunrise and the totally useless 2015 Entourage movie — the line between a super-awesome Marvel movie and a bad one is cellophane-thin.

Night School fails the grade

Monday October 01, 2018

Only a fool would say that Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish aren’t hilarious. But only a dumbass would argue that their new comedy, Night School, isn’t the worst kind of lazy, laughless, paycheque-begging twaddle. What is it with stars who think that their responsibility to audiences stops at showing up?

Killings galore in ‘nun-pocalypse’

Saturday September 08, 2018

The Nun is the latest installment in the series we apparently have to call “The Conjuring universe”.

WHEN movies are based on true stories, they tend to be about some heroic act or great personal struggle.

Jason Statham saves the day

Saturday August 18, 2018

Jack Morris (Rainn Wilson) is ready to see a return on his investment.

Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is enjoying being dead – at least in the eyes of his former employers at the CIA.

Mission Impossible action-packed

Saturday August 04, 2018

I think my (hard) day’s labour at work on Thursday must have taken a toll on me.

The last time I saw The Koi Boys live (so to speak) I was in an audience of two and they only performed one song – a pitch-perfect rendition of doo-wop favourite “Sh-Boom”, the same song that catapulted them to stardom during the blind audition round of reality singing show The Voice Australia.

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