Part love letter/part scathing social commentary, I have no doubt Wes would be proud of his legacy.
The Matrix Resurrections (2021)
If your intention is to excoriate the Hollywood machine and lament the industry’s lack of originality, then why create a film that screams Matrix fan fiction.
Encanto (Spanish for charm) is not without its namesake. There’s an earnestness in its modesty. A simple tale about community and belonging, with a soundtrack that grows on you as you replay some of its more catchy tunes.
WIN: Double pass to advanced screening of Queen and Slim
Thanks to Universal Pictures Australia, This Is Film has 5 double passes (ADMIT 2) to a special screening of Queen and Slim releasing in Australian cinemas Thursday March 12.
WIN: Double in-season passes to The Invisible Man
Thanks to Universal Pictures Australia, This Is Film has 5 double in-season passes (Admit 2) to give away to The Invisible Man releasing in Australian cinemas Thursday February 27.
Harley Quinn & Critics vs Audiences
In the latest episode Shayne and Carlo make history by seeing the same film, granting them the prime opportunity to talk about Birds of Prey. Spoiler alert – both of them dug it. The guys also take some time to talk through the divide between critics and audiences, as they try to figure out why the gulf exists (or does it?). What are your thoughts?
TiF Writers’ Oscar 2020 Predictions
With mere minutes before the 92nd Academy Awards begin, the writers at This Is Film thought we should throw out our last second predictions before it’s all said and done.
The Fast and the Fantabulous
Another week, another reason to talk about movies. Tribute is paid following the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant. Shayne talks about his surreal nautical experience watching The Lighthouse. Carlo expresses his excitement and disbelief in the ongoing insanity that is the Fast and Furious franchise. To close, the guys discuss which films they’re most excited about rolling into 2020.
The Lighthouse (2020)
For those keen for a cinematic challenge, The Lighthouse provides a unique nautical experience into the violent, murky waters of a man’s soul.
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)
Birds of Prey is simply, a euphoric and playful celebration of colour, femininity and sisterhood in a comic book world that’s mostly dominated by male characters and male perspectives.