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Driving home from the cinema reviews

Sep 5, 2019

With cinema opportunities at an absolute minimum, I took the chance to catch one of the year's biggest worldwide hits - the visually arresting Chinese sci-fi film THE WANDERING EARTH. 

Ratings System:
Longneck of Melbourne Bitter - an excellent film. Sublimely entertaining, meaningful or both. 
Pint of Kilkenny - a very...


Aug 8, 2019

Aussie film SLAM is currently doing the festival rounds. I dig into its portrayal of identity and racism, plus the plot, performances and technical richness. 

Ratings System:
Longneck of Melbourne Bitter - an excellent film. Sublimely entertaining, meaningful or both. 
Pint of Kilkenny - a very good, highly recommended...


Jul 29, 2019

I can't recall the last Marvel film I had as little anticipation for as this one. I was expecting loads of multiverse (which I don't love) and we all have a little Spidey fatigue. But this was really delightful and operated at a different scale to most Marvel films. 

Ratings System:
Longneck of Melbourne Bitter - an...


Jul 16, 2019

Claire Denis makes her English language debut with a cerebral, challenging sci-fi film starring Robert Pattinson. Not the easiest film to ease myself back in with to be honest.

Ratings System:
Longneck of Melbourne Bitter - an excellent film. Sublimely entertaining, meaningful or both. 
Pint of Kilkenny - a very good,...


Jun 2, 2019

My recent burst of energy in posting long since recorded episodes continues unabated. JOHN WICK 3 is rad. Will go close to being the best action film of the year and is also the weakest in the franchise. Interesting to consider the way they film stretches the Wick mythology and if it works. 

Ratings System:
Longneck of...