Movies

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Last Night In Soho – Review

The comforts of the past can be a dangerous place to hide, and this is even more prevalent in Universal’s latest thriller, Last Night in Soho. Known for some classic horror satire comedy hits such as Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, this isn’t Edgar Wright’s first foray into

9

No Time To Die – Review

All the way back in 1962, the world was introduced to Agent 007 James Bond, when the debut film ‘Dr. No’ hit cinemas worldwide. For 59 years, the famous spy has been taking down evil corporations, riding the best-looking cars with unique gadgets, and sweeping women off their feet all

8.5

The Many Saints of Newark – Review

From 1999 to 2007 the hit crime drama series, ‘The Sopranos,’ gave audiences deep insight into the underworld of the Italian-American Mafia, creating some iconic characters inspired by real-life mobsters and memorable stories, and it still has long-time fans speaking about it to this day. David Chase, the creative mind

8.5

Halloween Kills – Review

In October 1978, Michael Myers terrorized cinema-goers worldwide when ‘Halloween’ debuted on the big screen. For more than 40 years, the mysterious and imposing figure in the iconic rubber mask has been leaving trails of scarred flesh and broken bones, and continues his killing spree with the twelfth film in

WRAP UP: UFC 266: Volkanovski Vs Ortega

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Women’s Flyweight Match: Jéssica Andrade def. Cynthia Calvillo via Round 1 TKO (punches) Calvillo started out of the gate on the offensive, but Andrade started her intimidation early, taking the offensive but closing the gap. Majority of the first round was back and forth, with each competitor

9

Candyman (2021) – Review

In 1992, ‘Candyman’ slashed its way into cinemas terrifying audiences around the world. Adapted from Clive Barker’s short story, The Forbidden, from his book series, Books of Blood, Tony Todd’s chilling portrayal of ‘Candyman’ became a big hit and a horror movie icon along with Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael

8

Reminiscence – Review

‘Reminiscence’ is a 2021 sci-fi thriller mystery film written and directed by Lisa Joy, in her feature directorial debut. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, and Cliff Curtis. Hugh Jackman stars as Nick Bannister, a private investigator of the human mind. He and Watts (Thandiwe Newton) run

9

The Suicide Squad (2021) – Review

In 2016, the highly anticipated ‘Suicide Squad’ was released in cinemas with a wide array of characters from DC Comics making their first appearances on the big screen, including long-time fan favourite Harley Quinn. The months leading up to the release didn’t seem promising for the movie, with The Joker’s

7

OLD – Review

‘Old’ is a supernatural thriller film written, directed, and co-produced by M. Night Shyamalan, who’s best known for ‘The Sixth Sense’, ‘Unbreakable’, ‘Split’, ‘Glass’, ‘Lady in the Water’ and the critically panned ‘The Last Airbender’. After reading ‘Sandcastle’, Shyamalan decided to make a live-action movie inspired by the graphic novel

9

Space Jam: A New Legacy – Review

In 1996, the odd pairing of Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes with basketball legend Michael Jordan in the movie titled ‘Space Jam’ was released in cinemas, and it became one of the biggest hits of the year. From the now NBA Hall of Famer trying to play basketball with

8

Fast & Furious 9 – Review

Ever since 2001, the Fast and Furious franchise has been tearing up the streets with their high octane, adrenaline-pumping, and outrageous action-packed films, that have always gone bigger and wilder with each installment in the series. Dom Toretto and the gang are back again for the latest entry, ‘Fast &

9

In The Heights – Review

From the creative mind behind the hit Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, Jon M. Chu, comes the live-action adaptation of ‘In the Heights’, another hit Broadway musical by Quiara Alegría Hudes and the aforementioned Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film begins with Usnavi De La

7

Spirit Untamed – Review

In 2002, DreamWorks released ‘Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron’, an epic tale that tells the story of a wild horse who grows into a stallion, captured by wranglers, and must find a way to free himself to return to his herd. In 2017, a spinoff TV series titled ‘Spirit Riding

WRAP UP: UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Edson Barboza def. Shane Burgos in Round 3 via TKO (punches) Round 1 – Barboza kicks off the round, literally, with some low kicks. Burgos returns with some jabs. Barboza continues to low kick but keeps his guard up against Burgos’ advances. Burgos keeps up with his

8.5

Those Who Wish Me Dead – Review

‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ is a 2021 neo-western action thriller directed by Taylor Sheridan and starring Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Jon Bernthal, Nicholas Hoult, and Aidan Gillen. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Michael Koryta, who also helped write the screenplay. Angelina Jolie

8

FATALE – Review

Directed by Deon Taylor and starring Michael Ealy and Hilary Swank, ‘Fatale’ is a crime-thriller film now available in Australian cinemas. The movie tells the story of how a one-night stand turned a man’s life completely upside down. Michael Ealy stars as Derrick Tyler, a former college basketball star who

9

LAND – Review

Robin Wright both stars and directs the 2021 drama film ‘Land’, which primarily focuses on a woman who chooses to isolate herself away from society, in order to find herself again. This is also Robin’s directorial debut and brings the story written by Jesse Chatham and Erin Dignam to life

9

Mortal Kombat Movie (2021) – Review

We’ve watched the original 1995 ‘Mortal Kombat’ more times than we can possibly remember. The sequel to that movie, however, well, we don’t speak of the sequel ‘Mortal Kombat: Annihilation’. Moving on. Now 2021 has brought with it a new Mortal Kombat movie. It is not a sequel in any

8

Voyagers – Review

Voyagers is a science fiction film written and directed by Neil Burger and tells the story of a group of young adults as they traverse through space in hopes of finding and inhabiting a possible newly discovered planet. The film stars Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, and Colin Farrell.

9

Nobody – Review

Universal Pictures’ ‘Nobody’ tells the story of a former FBI agent, who has long left his old career behind to start a family and live a normal life. He keeps his past a secret from his family and friends until one night he had no choice but to utilize his

WRAP UP: UFC 260: Miocic Vs Ngannou 2

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Jamie Mullarkey def. Khama Worthy via Round 1 knockout Round 1 – Both fighters are intense straight out of the gate, with Mullarkey setting the tone of the fight with a quick opening strike combination. Worthy moving rapidly, firing off a few jabs back at Mullarkey. Mullarkey

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Tom & Jerry – Review

Since their humble beginnings back in 1940, Tom & Jerry from the classic Hanna Barbera cartoon has been causing chaos for over 80 years. Starting as animated shorts, before moving onto various cartoon series, video games, and movies (most of which were direct-to-video films), their latest venture takes place in

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Godzilla Vs. Kong – Review

The most highly anticipated match of 2021 has arrived. Warner Bros. and Legendary bring together ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’, the fourth movie in the MonsterVerse franchise and the sequel to both ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ and ‘Kong: Skull Island’. The two gigantic beasts each have incredibly long histories spanning almost

4

Crisis – Review

Crisis is a 2021 crime thriller film, written, produced, and directed by Nicholas Jarecki, starring Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, and Gary Oldman. The three main stars play vital roles in the story, each with their own narrative but are intertwined due to illegal drugs making the rounds, affecting their work

WRAP UP: UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya

Aleksandar Rakic def. Thiago Santos via unanimous decision: A light heavyweight bout kicked off UFC 259, as the returning Tiago Santos took on Aleksandar Rakic. Round 1: Rakic led the fight early, pressuring Santos and cornering him against the cage early. Santos managed to counter, returning the cornering action by

10

Judas And The Black Messiah – Review

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ is a 2021 American biographical drama film produced and directed by Shaka King, that tells the real-life story of Fred Hampton, the chairman of the Black Panther Party and William O’Neal, an FBI informant who was blackmailed into collecting and providing information about Fred Hampton

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The Little Things – Review

Denzel, doing somewhat Denzel things, is probably the best way to sum up “The Little things” in its purest form. The Little Things is a dramatic, melancholy thriller that keeps you clenched to your seat and will keep you guessing at every twist and turn. It will leave an everlasting

WRAP UP: UFC 275: Poirier vs. McGregor 2

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Marina Rodriguez def. Amanda Ribas via TKO in Round 2: Round 1: Ribas advances early, but Rodriguez circles around and away. Right hand from Ribas misses followed by a low kick. They tie up and Ribas connects with a takedown throw, but lands awkwardly, attempting to guard.

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