The Voices (2014)

   Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) lives alone with his dog called Bosco and his cat, Mr. Whiskers. He works in a factory that makes bathroom products and makes regular visits to a psychiatrist whom he tells his problems to, and Jerry has problems. Jerry hears voices, his cat and dog speak to him on a daily […]

Housebound (2014)

Kylie Bucknell (Morgana O’Reilly) is sent to stay with her mum for six months under house arrest by the courts when she is caught attempting to steal from an ATM. Her mum Miriam (Rima Te Wiata) is well meaning and wants to try and make Kylie’s stay a good one. Kylie’s attitude is far from […]

Robin Williams – (1951 – 2014)

I toyed with writing this piece today. Hesitated because I didn’t want a surge of traffic in the sense that folks would feel I was exploiting a sad situation. However, this man played such a pivotal role in my growing up, in my love for movies and in my ability to make people laugh that […]

The Birdcage (1996)

Armand Goldman (Robin Williams) is the owner of The Birdcage, one of the hottest clubs on Miami Beach. His partner Albert Goldman (Nathan Lane) is the star attraction of the club. Their lives are thrown into disarray when Armand’s son, Val (Dan Futterman), tells his father that he’s getting married…to a woman! Val is getting […]

Bio-Dome (1996)

Okay, before I start this review let me just get a few things out of the way. Things that concern this movie and others like it. I like low brow comedies like this, I make no apologies for that. Unlike popular magazines like Empire and Total Film, I do not seek to appeal to the […]

Scrooged (1988)

Since it’s Christmas I think it’s only right that I review a few crimbo movies. So to kick us off this month we have, my favourite Christmas movie, ‘Scrooged’. It’s basically a retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story A Christmas Carol. Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is the a head of a TV network which […]

Slap Shot (1977)

This is the reason I love doing this blog. I love it because I can bring films like this to your attention that I know many haven’t seen. Directed by George Roy Hill who also directed Paul Newman in ‘Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid’, this riotous comedy is one you will definitely watch again. […]