Category: Film & TV

Film Review: The Watch

Film Review: The Watch

| 13 September , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade Sassi’s Star Rating: 3/5 Glenview is a quiet suburban paradise in the middle of Ohio. It’s the kind of place where picket fences are white, the neighbours are friendly, and an average guy can join Costco as an assistant manager and twelve […]

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Film Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Film Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

| 13 September , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Benh Zeitlin Written by: Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 Beasts of the Southern Wild, directed by Benh Zeitlin, is a unique film hard to describe. It follows little traditional structure, blends realism with the reemergence of prehistoric creatures, and shoves a force of […]

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Film Review: Your Sister’s Sister

Film Review: Your Sister’s Sister

| 6 September , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Lynn Shelton Written by: Lynn Shelton Starring: Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 Jack (Mark Duplass) has been emotionally lost since his brother passed away a year ago. When he ruins a remembrance party, his friend Iris (Emily Blunt) sends him to her family cabin to get some much-needed […]

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We Chat to the Hilarious Foxy Ladies, Kath & Kim all about Kimderella and What’s Foxy & What’s Not!

We Chat to the Hilarious Foxy Ladies, Kath & Kim all about Kimderella and What’s Foxy & What’s Not!

| 6 September , 2012 | Reply

After a busy week walking the red carpet, causing a storm of activity in Sydney and generally being completely ‘foxy’, Kath and Kim took some time out of their day to catch up with us about their adventures in the feature length film Kath and Kimderella (read our review here). Monique: Ladies, you have just […]

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Film Review: Kath & Kimderella

Film Review: Kath & Kimderella

| 6 September , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Ted Emery Starring: Gina Riley, Jane Turner, Magda Szubanski, Glenn Robbins, Peter Rowsthorn, Rob Sitch, Richard E Grant Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 Our foxy ladies are back and they’ve left their humble homes in Fountain Lakes after Kath (Turner) wins a big trip overseas – all the way to Italy. Suddenly our favourite […]

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DVD Review: Colombiana

DVD Review: Colombiana

| 5 September , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Olivier Megaton Written by: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen Starring: Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Callum Blue Sassi’s Star Rating: 3/5 From life as a young girl in Colombia to the life of an assassin in Chicago, Cataleya grows up quick. When her parents are murdered, nine-year-old Cataleya flees to her uncle in Chicago […]

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DVD Review: Wanderlust

DVD Review: Wanderlust

| 5 September , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: David Wain Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Malin Akerman Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 Loved up couple George and Linda (Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston reuniting for the first time since The Object of My Affection) are forced to let their yuppie dreams slide after George looses his high paying job, and […]

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Film Review: Expendables 2

Film Review: Expendables 2

| 30 August , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Simon West Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarznegger, Bruce Willis, Jason Stratham, Liam Hemsworth Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 (I know… but keep reading) Girls, girls, girls! If the man in your life drags you along to this movie kicking and screaming, then by all means you can make a fuss, but when you get […]

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Film Review: Chinese Take-Away

Film Review: Chinese Take-Away

| 30 August , 2012 | 1 Reply

Directed by: Sebastián Borensztein Written by: Sebastián Borensztein Starring: Ricardo Darín, Muriel Santa Ana, Ignacio Huang Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 A delightful Argentinean film, Chinese Take-away will bring a smile to your face. A cheerful, young Chinese man’s world is turned upside down when his fiancée dies unexpectedly (and unfortunately somewhat comically). Half a world […]

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Film Review: Finding Nemo 3D

Film Review: Finding Nemo 3D

| 30 August , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich Written by: Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds Starring: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould Sassi’s Star Rating: 4.5/5 Whether or not you’ve seen Nemo before, Finding Nemo 3D will have you diving into an ocean of adventure. A neurotic clownfish named Marlin (Albert Brooks), is forced out of his […]

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DVD Review: Margin Call

DVD Review: Margin Call

| 28 August , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: J.C Chandor Starring: Demi Moore, Simon Baker, Paul Bettany, Penn Badgley, Kevin Spacey, Stanley Tucci Sassi’s Star Rating: 4/5 It must be one sweet sense of validation to wait fifteen years for your directorial break, and then to walk away from it with an Oscar nomination. At least that’s what I like to […]

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