Movie Review: Eurovision Song Contest – The Story Of Fire Saga (2020)

I've been a huge fan of Eurovision since I was about fifteen. I don't know if it was the music, the performances, or the way it improved my geography skills (Australia IS in Europe), but I was entranced. And since the 2016 contest, I've listened to each song as it comes out, obsessed over the … Continue reading Movie Review: Eurovision Song Contest – The Story Of Fire Saga (2020)

Film Review: Red Joan (2018)

Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson star in this spy drama, based upon Melita Norwood, a London woman who at the age of 87 was exposed as the KGB's last surviving British spy from the 1940s. Should you bother to read other reviews of 'Red Joan', you will read about it being too slow, about it … Continue reading Film Review: Red Joan (2018)

Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

One word review of John Wick 3: CHAOS. While those who deride the 'action' genre as being endless violence with very little plot may generalise their observations, rarely would a film fit this description in quite the way 'Parabellum' does. It's two hours of endless violence, vehicle chases, over-the-top fight scenes, and of course, (it's … Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Film Review: The Girl Who Played With Fire (2010)

Originally posted on February 22, 2019 Previous readers of this blog will be aware of my love for Stieg Larsson’s greatest creation, the ‘Millenium’ series. I have read all five books, and last month I set about watching the first three films (all in the original Swedish, of course). The first film, ‘The Girl With … Continue reading Film Review: The Girl Who Played With Fire (2010)