Category: Film & TV

Film Review: Headhunters

Film Review: Headhunters

| 8 March , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Morten Tlydem Starring: Askel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster- Waldau, Synnøve Macody Lund Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4/5 Corporate headhunter Roger Brown (Askel Hennie) is a man living well above his means. He has a modern house, fast cars, and a gorgeous wife whom he showers with expensive gifts. Life, Roger tells a prospective client, is […]

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Film Review: Delicacy (La Délicatesse), The Alliance French Film Festival

Film Review: Delicacy (La Délicatesse), The Alliance French Film Festival

| 6 March , 2012 | 1 Reply

Directed by: David & Stéphane Foenkinos Starring: Audrey Tautou, François Damiens, Pio Marmaï Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4/5 Whenever a highly popular book is turned into a novel, it\’s always curious ground for audiences to manoeuvre. The words ‘textual integrity\’ and ‘authenticity\’ are hurled like hand grenades between the waring factions of creative adaptation, and staying […]

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Film Review: Carnage

Film Review: Carnage

| 1 March , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Roman Polanski Starring: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, John C. Reilly, Christoph Waltz Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4/5 (One apartment + four people) x eighty minutes = carnage This is the formula that Roman Polanski rests his hopes in this season. Carnage is the film adaptation of Yasmina Reza\’s popular play Gods of Carnage. Set […]

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Film Review: Like Crazy

Film Review: Like Crazy

| 1 March , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Drake Doremus Starring: Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Alex Kingston Sassi\’s Star Rating: 3.5/5 The unlikely pairing of Anna (Jones) and Jacob (Yelchin) in this film is a delightful departure from the Hollywood hype. This is a very real and engaging story about love and the unfortunate circumstances that often separate those […]

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Film Review: Gone

Film Review: Gone

| 23 February , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Heitor Dhalia Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Sunjata, Socratis Otto Sassi\’s Star Rating: 3/5 In the wake of the success of supernatural teen thrillers such as I am number four and Chronicle; Heitor Dhalia\’s Gone is a refreshing change of pace back to the good old days of horror-in-your-own backyard action crime thrillers. Jill […]

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Film Review: Contraband

Film Review: Contraband

| 23 February , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, Diego Luna Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4/5 Marky Mark stars as Marky Mark, in the new Marky Mark feature film. There\’s something admirable about a man who can make a fortune playing the same role over and over again. And hey, if you […]

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Preimere’s Tonight: Comedy from the Creator of Sex & The City, 2 Broke Girls

Preimere’s Tonight: Comedy from the Creator of Sex & The City, 2 Broke Girls

| 14 February , 2012 | Reply

2 Broke Girls, the new comedy series from the creator of Sex and the City, premieres tonight on Channel 9 featuring Kat Dennings (Thor, 40 Year Old Virgin) and Beth Behrs (American Pie) and looks to be a generation divider! Synopsis: A lot of young girls move to New York City to “make it”, but […]

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Film Review: This Means War

Film Review: This Means War

| 14 February , 2012 | Reply

Directed By: McG Starring: Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, and Reese Witherspoon Sassi’s Rating: 4/5 Valentines Day. Love it or loath it, there’s the perfect movie option for both parties this Valentine’s Day. This Means War is the perfect combination of action and thrills for the guys and laughs and romance for the girls! Chris Pine […]

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Premiere’s Tonight: Emily VanCamp & Madeleine Stowe Star in a Lacklustre Start to “Revenge”

Premiere’s Tonight: Emily VanCamp & Madeleine Stowe Star in a Lacklustre Start to “Revenge”

| 13 February , 2012 | Reply

Premiering of Channel 7 tonight is “Revenge” starring Emily VanCamp (Brothers & Sisters) and Madeleine Stowe (she needs no introductions).  Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) is the newest arrival in the Hamptons this summer. By all appearances, she\’s a friendly and sophisticated “girl next door,” whose disarming charm and generosity allow her seamless access to the […]

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We Chat to Rachael Taylor, Jodie Gordon & Felicity Ward from “Any Questions for Ben”

We Chat to Rachael Taylor, Jodie Gordon & Felicity Ward from “Any Questions for Ben”

| 10 February , 2012 | Reply

On the promotional trail for the newest Aussie flick were the glamboyant female stars of “Any Questions for Ben” and we were lucky enough to sit down one on one with the divine trio Rachael Taylor, Jodi Gordon and Felicity Ward to talk all things movies, the Aussie film industry and anything else that we […]

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We Chat to Josh Lawson, Christian Clark & Daniel Henshall from “Any Questions for Ben”

We Chat to Josh Lawson, Christian Clark & Daniel Henshall from “Any Questions for Ben”

| 10 February , 2012 | Reply

The incredibly handsome male stars of the new Aussie film “Any Questions for Ben” are also on the promo trail and we sat down with Josh Lawson, Christian Clark and Daniel Henshall one on one to discuss the film, the importance of a good soundtrack, what it takes to be a good wing-man and how […]

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