2015

Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie (2015) Movie Review - "Under-exposed"

From Neo-Nazis and the KKK, to swingers and born again Christians, it seems as though Louis Theroux has covered all bases. This time around, he exposes us to the world of Scientology - or does he?

Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie (2015) Movie Review - "Under-exposed"

The Endless River (Oliver Hermanus - 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

South Africa is racial battleground. The wounds of the apartheid era and the institutional prejudice continue to affect the country.

The Endless River (Oliver Hermanus - 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

Demolition (Jean-Marc Vallée - 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

Leading man Jake Gyllenhaal continues his performance hot streak (Prisoners, Enemy, Nightcrawler, Southpaw) in director Jean-Marc Vallée's Demolition; a stirring ride towards necessary self destruction.

Demolition (Jean-Marc Vallée - 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

High-Rise (Ben Wheatley - 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

Ben Wheatley is a filmmaker that rails against a passive viewing experience; forcing the audience to unpack and study every frame of the his constantly intriguing enigma.

High-Rise (Ben Wheatley - 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos - 2015) Movie Review

Welcome to The Lobster, a divinely weird satire of romantic conformity from Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos. It's a recipe that's as weird as it is tragic, as philosophically sabre sharp as it is hilarious; this is a film that deserves your time.

The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos - 2015) Movie Review

Beasts of No Nation (Cary Joji Fukunaga - 2015) Movie Review

Jane Eyre, True Detective and now Beasts of No Nation; Cary Joji Fukunaga is one of the world's most exciting and versatile filmmakers.

Beasts of No Nation (Cary Joji Fukunaga - 2015) Movie Review

Steve Jobs (Danny Boyle - 2015) Movie Review

Thank you Danny Boyle, thank you Aaron Sorkin, thank you linesmen and ball boys; the Ashton Kutcher certified piece of excrement "Jobs" has been successfully eclipsed by this inventive and kinetic glimpse into the life of tech icon Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs (Danny Boyle - 2015) Movie Review

Joy (David O. Russell - 2015) Movie Review

For the all the uplifting and inspirational moments of Joy's determination portrayed throughout the film, there's an overwhelming sense of emptiness that we've ultimately watched a film advocating the American consumerist dream.

Joy (David O. Russell - 2015) Movie Review

Anomalisa (Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman - 2015) Movie Review

Anomalisa is an impressive technical feat and another Kaufman film that grows like a virus in your subconscious.

Anomalisa (Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman - 2015) Movie Review

The Revenant (Alejandro González Iñárritu - 2015) Movie Review

The toil, the penetrating profundity, the dark power of vengeance and love with a pulsating reanimating quality; The Revenant left me utterly stunned, stalking out of the cinema in a state of disbelief.

The Revenant (Alejandro González Iñárritu - 2015) Movie Review

The End of the Tour (James Ponsoldt - 2015) Movie Review

The End of the Tour will get you to re-evaluate accomplishment, fame, writing, and most importantly, candy combinations for maximum satisfaction.

The End of the Tour (James Ponsoldt - 2015) Movie Review