Drama

All My Puny Sorrows

I am not a religious person, but watching All My Puny Sorrows the phrase, “the sins of the father are visited upon the children” popped into my head. The film, based on a novel by Miriam […]

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Firebird

I’m a sucker for anything that says based on a true story. I’m not sure what it is, but I find it that much more interesting when I know that there’s a kernel of truth. […]

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Pleasure

Pleasure is probably not a film you want to watch with your family. I watched it with my wife, but I couldn’t image if one of my parents or siblings had been around. Awkward would […]

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Aline

The love story is at the heart of the film. I like mismatched couples, star-crossed lovers who carry the day in the end. The only thing that interests me is love stories, but I never […]

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Nitram

Nitram covers the events leading up to the Port Arthur mass shooting in 1996 without actually depicting the event itself. While the synoposis of the film talks about it being the mid-90s and the film […]

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Sundown

One of my favourite TV series was Lie to Me. It was such a fun twist on a police / legal procedural, primarily because it wasn’t a police / legal procedural but it followed the same […]

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Boiling Point

Let’s start with honesty… I didn’t expect much from Boiling Point. In fact, after seeing the trailer, I wasn’t even sure I wanted to review the film. The trailer looked like it had been put together […]

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Hard Luck Love Song

I went into Hard Luck Love Song not expecting a whole lot. I’m not sure if it was low expectations or incredible film quality, but I really enjoyed what I watched.  I’m going to assume it […]

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Joe Bell

It starts with all of us looking more deeply at ourselves, at where we might be part of the problem, and if enough of us did that then I think we’d all be better fathers, […]

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Pig

Truffle hunters will camp out on their porches at night, shotgun in hand, to fend off competing hunters trying to steal their valuable pigs and dogs. What? That was one of those facts that felt […]