Third instalment steers franchise back on course
Put simply, Meet the Parents: Little Fockers is nowhere near as good as 2000’s Meet the Parents, but neither is it as dismal as the repetitive 2004 sequel Meet the Fockers. Fittingly, for a film about ageing and adjusting your goals in life, it...
Border-crossing vengeance flick is borderline boring.
Filmmaking has no shortage of workmanlike strivers or even overwhelmed incompetents serving as directors, but in terms of talent versus application and output it’s clear that Robert Rodriguez is the laziest. His latest feature, the faux...
Brutal violence haunts sensual small town thriller.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: There’s never anything really simple about movie violence, though some filmmakers, censors and talk back jocks often talk about it like it should be. Movie conventions have a way of corrupting a healthy scepticism about the...
Where’s that massacre when you need it...?
If there’s anyone out there who pines for that long-rumoured big screen version of the '90s schlock-com Friends, they may be appeased by the saccharine sentimentality and excruciating comedy that oozes from Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day like...

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