Cafes, Restaurants and Dining in Perth, Western Australia.

A Walk Among the Tombstones

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Oct 22, 2014

The detective plot is as good as the formula can be. It’s complex and engaging. It depicts a world that is unforgiving, violent, and cruel to its characters. Despair is a common theme in almost all noir. A Walk Among the Tombstones looks okay and the subject matter is intense, but Scott Frank fails to...

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Sep 29, 2014

In a return pairing of director Antoine Fuqua and actor Denzel Washington, The Equalizer gives us a film of extreme violence, an unrelentingly intense tone, non-stop action, extraordinarily evil antagonists, and a protagonist of unfathomable physical and mental prowess. It’s a film that takes the...

Maze Runner

Maze Runner

Sep 26, 2014

The Maze Runner starts out mildly intriguing. The set up is curious enough that we want to see how things will develop. These youths in the wild get along pretty well for the most part. Everybody seems cool with the distribution of tasks, with sole objections coming from Gally (Will Poulter). It’s a...

The Skeleton Twins

The Skeleton Twins

Sep 24, 2014

By Elieuda de Queiroz This movie is quite strong and is a mixture of drama, comedy and reflections about life. The Skeleton Twins is an American movie, and holds your attention from beginning to end. Maggie and Milo are twins and at separate times think about and even attempt suicide. Then they get...

The Giver

The Giver

Sep 19, 2014

‘The Giver’ is thought-provoking and carries several engaging sequences, most notably whenever Jeff Bridges ‘gives’ memories to the young star Brenton Thwaites, but that’s most of all it has to offer in terms of engaging cinema…and most of that was probably just ripped...

Into the Storm

Into the Storm

Sep 7, 2014

Where have all the good disaster films gone? “Into The Storm” is the first film in a long time to attempt this formula, and while the first ten to twenty minutes of this film are utter garbage, the film slowly but surely becomes one hell of an intense action ride that you just have to admit you...

The Inbetweeners 2

The Inbetweeners 2

Aug 20, 2014

I was expecting this movie to be a bit silly, and a bit lame. It certainly was a bit silly, and definitely a bit rude – with lots of swearing – but it was pretty funny and I have to admit I quite enjoyed it. Australia – as seen through the eyes of a bunch of geeky young poms – not a cerebral...

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

Jul 3, 2014

Even if you’re too young to remember Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, you may still find a lot of their songs sound familiar. They had quite a few hits in their day, and tunes such as “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “My Eyes Adored You”, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”, and...

Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow

Jun 11, 2014

When I started watching this movie, it reminded me a bit of the movie Groundhog Day and I was intrigued as to where it was going to take me. An alien race has invaded Earth and plans are set to fight back. Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) has never seen a day of combat in his life when he is unceremoniously...

Blended

Blended

Jun 11, 2014

So this, to me, is like the forgotten movie of this Summer. I honestly forgot all about it when it opened. The reviews were horrible and it didn’t make any money at all. But, I love Adam Sandler movies so I gave it a shot and I’m so glad I did. Here he re-teams with Drew Barrymore as 2 single...

22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street

Jun 9, 2014

It’s admirable that the writers of “21 Jump Street” wanted to capitalize on the fun and fervor of the first film, and tried to recreate its magic in this sequel. Unfortunately this self-congratulating send-up to the original eighties television show is too busy trying to show its audience...

Spiderman 2

Spiderman 2

Apr 14, 2014

Some things work really well and others really don’t ; thankfully in the third act the qualities of this sequel flourish and help make “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ a flawed but enjoyable...

Winter’s Tale

Winter’s Tale

Feb 14, 2014

Not to be confused with Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”, this movie is based on Mark Helprin’s 1983 novel, and is set in an alternate universe not too dissimilar to our own. It is unashamedly a romantic love story, and I enjoyed it immensely, but some people may find it too...

Mandela

Mandela

Feb 5, 2014

A deeply moving, very emotional and extremely powerful motion picture. An unforgettable and extraordinary movie that is packed with great character development, passion, heart and emotion all in a thrilling true story. It’s a bold and unapologetic history lesson that digs deep and shows us things we...

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Jan 20, 2014

A speculative four stars, in a way, as I thnk – like Casino – this film will be better on repeated viewing, despite being lesser work from the director of Taxi Driver and Raging Bull. DiCaprio is good, but was not unduly snubbed from Oscar consideration this time; there are few scenes in which...

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