A faithful remake, but is it a worthwhile one?
A simple piece of advice regarding this film: don’t bother watching it until you have at least seen the excellent Danish original, also called Brothers (Brodre) and readily available in Australia on DVD. Even then I’d have to ask why you’d want...
Lowbrow comedy has too few laughs.
Danny McBride, the co-writer and star of Your Highness, has enjoyed a swift ascension into mainstream comedy ranks since he undertook the same duties five years ago, in the independent feature The Foot Fist Way. Not many people saw it, but...
A solid, if somewhat uninspired, comic book adaptation.
Somewhere in the avalanche of publicity material generated by this latest Marvel comic book adaptation actor Chris Hemsworth declared that the filmmakers aimed to '"¦keep it real." Reality can be relative, especially in actor movie-speak. In the...
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace opens with the memorable introduction, A Long Time Ago In a Galaxy Far Far Away – and then one of those title crawls explains, rather perfunctorily, that the Federation is heavying the planet Naboo over,...
17 year old Novalee Nation (Natalie Portman) is pregnant and leaving Tennessee for California with boyfriend Willy Jack (Dylan Bruno) in a beat-up Plymouth. Toilet-stopping en route in Oklahoma Novalee emerges from a Wal-Mart to find herself...