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Fading Gigolo [2014]

Written, directed and starring John Turturro, Fading Gigolo is reasonably entertaining New York romantic comedy about a florist who becomes a gigolo to pay his rent. Murray (Woody…

Think Like a Man Too [2014]

First of all; the title. Think Like a Man Too, is neither clever nor relevant. I don’t get why they added an ‘as well’ rather than simply going for…

Think Like a Man [2012]

I’ll admit that I went though a bit of an internal struggle about whether to even put up a review of Think Like a Man because it was…

The Little Death [2014]

Josh Lawson’s directorial debut, The Little Death references an idiomatic french term that generally refers to the feeling of melancholy or clarity that immediately follows orgasm. It’s a clever…

Valley Girl [1983]

In Valley Girl, like Julie (Deborah Foreman) from the valley, is like dating Tommy (Michael Bowen) and he’s really popular and buff, but he’s like a major drag…

Magic in the Moonlight [2014]

From Broadsheet (with a few additions) This year’s Woody Allen film, Magic in the Moonlight, revisits a number of his favourite themes and concepts: performing magicians, the 1920s…

Cut Snake [2014]

Quintessentially Australian crime, Cut Snake [2014], from director Tony Ayres, is a crime/thriller/love story set in Melbourne in 1974. The story follows Sparra (a badly shorn Alex Russell),…

Lan Kwai Fong [2011]

Lan Kwai Fong (or LKF) is an area in Honk Kong with a lot of expensive bars, clubs and discos and an awful lot of foreigner behaving very…

Don Jon [2013]

Don Jon, written, directed and starring the increasingly versatile Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is somehow both great and pedestrian. The plot, which is rather simple, revolves around Jon (Gordon-Levitt) a…

My Awkward Sexual Adventure [2012]

This film is quite like Kevin Smith’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno [2008] in that it takes quite a frank and open view of sex and sexuality…