Not as mortifying as you might think.
Breaking free of the critical lynch mob that greeted it stateside, the retro spy spoof Johnny Depp vehicle Mortdecai arrives in Australia sans advance press screening. Which was lucky, in a way; seeing this frantic, hit-and-miss farce with a...
Like any kid raised on a diet of Heinlein, ‘Doc’ Smith and Gene Wolfe, I want good sci-fi movies. It’s too much, perhaps, to hope for a return to the salad days of the pre-Star Wars 1970s, when Hollywood (and, to a lesser extent, the UK) tried to...
Megawatt stars dim the lights for this dull farce.
Nobody comes out of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s The Tourist happier for the experience – save perhaps for the countless Italian extras who may now regale new acquaintances with 'I held the door for Angelina Jolie!" anecdotes. The...
A dull, ponderous, Darwinian history lesson.
Paul Bettany is a talented, charismatic actor but he should consider firing his agent or getting better advice on which roles to accept after starring in the back-to-back critical and commercial duds Creation and Legion.
Heaven help these fallen angels.
Oh Lord, here we go again with yet another Apocalyptic saga, this time ascribing the death and destruction to the work of an Almighty who’s displeased with mankind.Aimed as a horror movie overlaid with religious symbolism, Legion succeeds only in...