Category Archives: Worthwhile Movies

Spring (Review)

After a week no young man should have to experience, Evan finds himself at a crossroads, with no parents, no job and unwanted police attention emanating from a drunken encounter. In an act borne of desperation Evan buys a ticket … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game (Review)

Based upon an amazing story that was classified top secret for so long that once the truth arrived the impact had dulled, The Imitation Game follows the UK army intelligence’s efforts to crack the Nazi ‘Enigma’ code, thereby learning enemy … Continue reading

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Hunt For The Wilderpeople (Review)

The New Zealand sense of self effacing humour introduced by Flight of the Conchords is in full effect in Hunt for the Wilderpeople, there is some pretty heavy fat shaming imposed upon a young boy in the early stages of … Continue reading

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Hyena (Review)

Michael is a London cop who like a beer and a laugh despite living neck deep in violence and depravity. He knows that boys will be boys, and in the Turkish district he polices a little crime is expected. But … Continue reading

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Foxcatcher (Review)

Telling the bizarre but apparently extremely accurate story of the extremely wealthy and even more eccentric millionaire John DuPont (Steve Carrell) and his passion for the sport of wrestling that lead him to try to effectively ‘buy control’ of the … Continue reading

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Leaving Las Vegas (Review)

Ben Sanderson (Nicolas Cage) is drinking himself to death. While it wasn’t a societal catastrophe that has convinced him to take his life in such a drawn out and especially gruelling manner, Ben will let nothing stand in his way. … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal (Review)

Well this was a lot more dark and subversive than I remember. The Skeksis were always creepy, but this is a lot different to what you think when you say ‘kid’s puppet movie’. The plot is simple; creatures good ‘mystics’ … Continue reading

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Don’t Breathe (Review)

There are three of them. A streetwise gangsta, Roxanne (Jane Levy) his damaged girlfriend, the unremarkable nice guy that would have her if only she would realise it. They perform burglaries and fence the ill gotten gains. This is the … Continue reading

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The Hallow (Review)

Adam is a research scientist who is always on the lookout for weird stuff to analyse. His wife Claire is flat out raising the baby and maintaining a large, old country home. Although they do not set out to cause … Continue reading

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The Shallows (Review)

Another small girl vs big shark movie. Nancy (Blake Lively) is pretty young medical student having a crossroads moment heads back to a remote beach in Mexico significant to her and her family, trying to clear her head and find … Continue reading

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