15th Mar2024

‘Drive-Away Dolls’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Margaret Qualley, Geraldine Viswanathan, Beanie Feldstein, Colman Domingo, Pedro Pascal, Bill Camp, Matt Damon | Written by Ethan Coen, Tricia Clarke | Directed by Ethan Coen Directed by Ethan Coen, who co-wrote the script with his wife, Tricia Clarke, Drive-Away Dolls (previously known as Drive-Away Dykes) is a queer road movie-slash-crime caper anchored by […]

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11th Jan2024

The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 525: You’ll Be King Over My Dead Body!

by Phil Wheat

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumours of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life […]

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27th Jul2023

‘Oppenheimer’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Alden Ehrenreich, Scott Grimes, Jason Clarke | Written by Christopher Nolan, Kai Bird, Martin Sherwin | Directed by Christopher Nolan On the detonation of the atom bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer famously quoted the Bhagavad Gita saying “Now I become Death, the destroyer of worlds”. There […]

07th Apr2023

‘Air’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Tucker, Viola Davis, Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Julius Tennon, Matthew Maher, Jay Mohr, Marlon Wayans | Written by Alex Convery | Directed by Ben Affleck The past decade or so has been littered with true story films, that show business and brands coming to be. Most famously, we’ve had […]

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21st Nov2019

‘Le Mans ’66 (aka Ford vs. Ferrari)’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe, Josh Lucas, Noah Jupe, Tracy Letts, Remo Girone, Ray McKinnon, JJ Feild, Jack McMullen, Corrado Invernizzi, Joe Williamson, Ian Harding, Christopher Darga | Written by Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller | Directed by James Mangold Le Mans ‘66 fires on all cylinders at the highest […]

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29th May2018

‘Downsizing’ DVD Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Matt Damon, Hong Chau, Christoph Waltz, Rolf Lassgård, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis | Written by Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor | Directed by Alexander Payne NOTE: With the DVD and Blu-ray release of Downsizing this week, here’s a reposting of our review of the film from its earlier, overlooked by many, cinematic release. One could argue […]

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25th Apr2018

‘Suburbicon’ DVD Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Noah Jupe, Oscar Isaac, Gary Basaraba | Written by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Directed by George Clooney Legend has it that the Coen Brothers penned this dark satire back in the 1980s, around the time of Blood Simple. So it’s interesting the extent to which […]

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22nd Jan2018

‘Downsizing’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Matt Damon, Hong Chau, Christoph Waltz, Rolf Lassgård, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis | Written by Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor | Directed by Alexander Payne One could argue that all of Alexander Payne’s major works – Election, Sideways, The Descendants et al – are about man’s search for meaning. Specifically, a middle-aged man’s search for meaning. […]

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17th Nov2017

‘Suburbicon’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Noah Jupe, Oscar Isaac, Gary Basaraba | Written by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Directed by George Clooney Legend has it that the Coen Brothers penned this dark satire back in the 1980s, around the time of Blood Simple. So it’s interesting the extent to which […]

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16th Jun2017

‘The Great Wall’ Blu-ray 3D Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe, Pedro Pascal, Tian Jing, Andy Lau, Hanyu Zhang, Han Lu, Kenny Lin, Eddie Peng, Xuan Huang, Ryan Zheng | Written by Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy | Directed by Yimou Zhang Magnificent, breath-taking spectacle. A glorious, gorgeous testament to mankind’s creativity. Looks really good in 3D. All of this […]

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23rd Dec2013

‘Elysium’ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga | Written and Directed by Neill Blomkamp South African director Neill Blomkamp made his feature film debut with District 9 in 2009, to much acclaim. A fantastic sci-fi film about aliens living in a Johannesburg slum and a human caught in the middle of the aliens […]

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11th Sep2013

‘Elysium’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga | Written and Directed by Neill Blomkamp South African director Neill Blomkamp made his feature film debut with District 9 in 2009, to much acclaim. A fantastic sci-fi film about aliens living in a Johannesburg slum and a human caught in the middle of the aliens […]