A five year old child gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, 1600 km from his home, and must survive the perils of urban India before he is picked up by a children’s home. He is then adopted by an Australian family, where twenty years later he will use google earth to find home.   […]

Oscar Predictions 2017

Greetings all, just now the Oscar nominations for the year 2016 were announced and here I am to guide you through it all and give some predictions. Last year I managed to correctly predict 9/12 which is fairly decent I reckon, but I will not be satisfied until I can get 100%.   Cinematography Arrival […]

Hidden Figures

The true story of how a group of African-American women pioneered the mathematical side of NASA’s first successful launch of a man into space. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae must not only deal with the impossibly difficult mathematics at hand but also the horrible inequality of that time (1961). Hidden Figures is […]

Manchester by the Sea

Casey Affleck is an estranged former father and uncle living a low-key solitary life. However when his brother (Kyle Chandler) dies, he must return to his home town in order to become the guardian of his teenage nephew (Lucas Hedges).   Manchester by the Sea isn’t the film I was expecting, and I think other […]

La La Land

Emma Stone is an aspiring actress in Los Angeles who falls for gifted jazz pianist Ryan Gosling. The two of them try to achieve their dreams whilst keeping their romance going at the same time.   La La Land is really more of a romantic love letter to the classical musicals of days gone by […]

The Great Wall

Matt Damon is a Spanish? (he’s Russel Crowe-ing it a bit with the accent here) mercenary travelling china with his mate Pedro Pascal on the search for valuable black powder stuff. However they unwittingly find themselves on the Great Wall of China helping the Chinese army defend the country from a huge army of monsters. […]

Assassin’s Creed

Ok bear with me folks, Michael Fassbender is the child of a former member of the Assassin’s guild and witnesses said father murder his mother at an early age. He grows up to be a violent lay about, but is abducted by some science group. They say that he is descended from a long line […]