Each month, for those Graffiti readers unsure of where else they can find my reviews, I'll be collecting them into a single post. This is so that you can catch up without having to scroll through a series of #OneHeatMinute Live adverts and updates about my newborn son to find where else I've been published.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout review: the best action movie of 2018 - ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FLICKS.COM.AU
Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a ferocious heart-pounding cardio workout in your cinema sweat. In moment after unrelenting moment Cruise dances with death; I found myself cringing and squirming in my place. Strap yourself in for the most undisputed contender as not only the best Mission movie, but without doubt the best action movie of the year.
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Living Universe review: the great Dr Karl Kruszelinicki narrates ho-hum science project - ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON - FLICKS.COM.AU
Living Universe is the Walking with Dinosaurs of space documentaries. While it commendably uses our evolving understanding of the universe to tackle problems our next generation of explorers will face, it fails to do so in ways that are dramatically or cinematically interesting. Alfred Hitchcock famously described drama as “life with the dull bits cut out.” In this film, the dull bits stayed in.
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