Sword-and-sandal epic lacks originality.
The Eagle is a buddy movie in sandals. It comes with swords and breastplates, too. And fog and mud as well. Set in Britain, at the time when the Romans were the occupying force, it looks like Braveheart without the massed battles, but it still...
Mia’s marvellous but no plain Jane in Brontë melodrama.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: Even with her copper-coloured hair drawn back severely, wearing little or no make-up and shot in an unflattering, colour-desaturated light, Mia Wasikowska could not be described as plain.Therein lies one of the problems...
Jumper, starring Hayden Christensen and directed by Doug Liman has just be released on DVD. Based on the best-selling, science fiction novel by Steven Gould, Jumper follows the life of David Rice who, in his teens, discovers he can teleport himse...
Too many echoes of Private Ryan
Flags Of Our Fathers is an epic World War II collaboration between director Clint Eastwood, producer Steven Spielberg and writer Paul Haggis, who penned Oscar winners Crash and Million Dollar Baby. With a pedigree like that, expectations were...
A smart and imaginative take on the divide between adolescents and adults in our consumer-obsessed world.
First time director Arie Posin takes us directly into the heart of darkness that is suburban America in Chumscrubber.Set in the idyllic middle class suburb of Hillside Dean-Jamie Bell finds his best friend and local drug dealer Troy has hanged...