Trainspotting (1996)

" Living like this is a full time business", Renton explains. Watching Trainspotting again twenty years on is fresh, vibrant, and humourous. It's jam packed with one liners, and explores the underground life of hard drugs in underground Scotland. I was recently talking to a fifty year old mother who watched this for the first … Continue reading Trainspotting (1996)

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Sully (2016)

A film about a a plane taking a nosedive into the Hudson River, here the plane takes this film into the river as well. Nothing new was seen on screen, the likeable Tom Hanks doing what he does best - being Tom Hanks. The film traces the true story of a US Airlines flight taking … Continue reading Sully (2016)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

wallflower a high school student who knows everything, sees everything, has no friends and often a loner.  The year 1991. Meet first year student Charlie and hates that very fact, he's a first year high schooler. His English teacher notices Charlie's the smart kid but encouragement will do nothing for this wallflower. Three key performances … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

MAMIL at the Bruce Mason Centre (2017)

MAMIL at the Bruce Mason Centre Takapuna, Auckland June 10 2017 Mark Hadlow is back in lycra and the whole jam packed audience of the Bruce Mason Centre loved him for it. He had a successful season with MAMIL in 2014 and judging by his performance tonight, he's in love with the nine characters he … Continue reading MAMIL at the Bruce Mason Centre (2017)

DOING LIFE BY YOURSELF…OR…WITH SOMEONE ELSE?

There was a time when one’s parents said to their children, “Young Man, find a girl, settle down, and get out of the house. We want to retire in peace!” People would think that some blokes are the mumma’s boy or the daughter is a daddy’s girl of the family. Old school parents who raised … Continue reading DOING LIFE BY YOURSELF…OR…WITH SOMEONE ELSE?

Alien: Covenant (2017)

  When one thinks of the Alien franchise, it’s either the Ridley Scott 1979 Alien or James Cameron’s 1986 Aliens. Here in the latest instalment of the franchise Ridley Scott is back at the helm and you maybe wondering why do we need another film? Then again you may say Ridley Scott the director of … Continue reading Alien: Covenant (2017)