Culture Shock in the Cinema

So, we arrived safe and tired in the wee hours of Friday morning and checked into the hotel room which will magically become our leased apartment early next week. On Friday night, our brains were still pretty much fried and we had missed Captain America in cinemas in Sydney, so we decided to take advantage … Continue reading Culture Shock in the Cinema

Review – The Lookout

This is how you make a movie about coming to terms with  disability into a gripping, edge-of-the-seat action flick. This is how you make a movie about a shoot-em-up bank heist into a subtle study of humanity. This is how you make a movie. Writer/Director: Scott Frank Main Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode … Continue reading Review – The Lookout

Mr. & Mrs. Smith – a watershed in Anti-Hero Psychology? (Yes. Really.)

Mini-spoilers ahead.Michael and I felt like a light action flick (as we often do) and decided to see Mr. & Mrs.. We laughed quite a bit but were basically left feeling pretty cold about the experience and as I thought about it, I realised that its very shallowness may actually mark it as a watershed … Continue reading Mr. & Mrs. Smith – a watershed in Anti-Hero Psychology? (Yes. Really.)