The Two Reviews: Top End Wedding and Red Joan

Top End Wedding (2019, Universal Pictures) Directed by Wayne Blair. Featuring Miranda Tapsell, Gwilym Lee, Kerry Fox, Huw Higginson & Ursula Yovich. This Australian comedy is a delight. It has a mostly Indigenous cast and crew, including writers and director, and proudly displays a uniquely Indigenous good-humour as well as personal journeys into staying true … Continue reading The Two Reviews: Top End Wedding and Red Joan

The Two Reviews: Red Sparrow and I, Tonya

Red Sparrow (2018, 20th Century Fox and TSG Entertainment) Directed by Francis Lawrence, Featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker and Jeremy Irons) Red Sparrow is a Russian spy thriller that tells the story of manipulation, power, survival and betrayal. The main character Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) is a Russian ballerina who supports … Continue reading The Two Reviews: Red Sparrow and I, Tonya

A Few New Reviews: A Ghost Story, American Made, Atomic Blonde and Logan Lucky

A Ghost Story (Directed by David Lowery, starring Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck) This is a slow-paced but absorbing film about grief and loss. It is not a horror story in any sense, but let’s call it a romance / drama – it concerns a ghost occupying his home following his sudden death and watching … Continue reading A Few New Reviews: A Ghost Story, American Made, Atomic Blonde and Logan Lucky