Category: Film & TV

Film Review: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Film Review: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

| 17 January , 2012 | Reply

Directed By: Brad Peyton Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, Michael Caine, Luis Guzmán Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4/5  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island featuring Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Hutcherson, Michael Caine and Dwayne Johnson is an action packed 3D sensation perfect for the family with lots to keep both parents and kids entertained. The sequel […]

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DVD Review: Love, Wedding, Marriage

DVD Review: Love, Wedding, Marriage

| 15 January , 2012 | Reply

Directed By: Dermot Mulroney Starring: Kellan Lutz, Mandy Moore, James Brolin, Jessica Szohr, Jane Seymour Sassi’s Star Rating: 3.5/5 It\’s not always happily ever after, but with a little help from those around you, it can come pretty close.  So is the sentiment in the movie “Love, Wedding, Marriage” starring Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and […]

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Film Review:  The Descendants

Film Review: The Descendants

| 13 January , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Alexander Payne Starring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4.5/5 Finally Hollywood screenplays are taking a more ‘real\’ stance in their scriptwriting. George Clooney was an absolute delight in this film that is filled with awesome conversations that feel like the real thing. What could have been a hugely boring […]

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Film Review:  Hugo

Film Review: Hugo

| 12 January , 2012 | Reply

Director: Martin Scorsese Cast: Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz Sassi\’s Star Rating: 2.5 / 5 Hugo is set in 1930\’s Paris where an orphaned boy lives within the walls of the station. He has the daily job of resetting the clocks to ensure they run smoothly, but his real adventure […]

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Film Review:  The Muppets (2011)

Film Review: The Muppets (2011)

| 11 January , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: James Bobin Starring: Jason Segal, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, all your favourite Muppets! Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4/5 In 2011 not many people may care about The Muppets anymore (well in this film version anyway), but Smalltown USA holds their biggest fan. Walter (voiced by Peter Linz) has never really fit in; generally because […]

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Film Review:  Japanese Animation Arrietty

Film Review: Japanese Animation Arrietty

| 11 January , 2012 | Reply

Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Starring: Saorise Ronan, Tom Holland (UK English Language version) Sassi\’s Star Rating: 4.5/5 This latest offering from famous Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli can be summed up in one word; enchanting. Arrietty is based on Mary Norton\’s 1952 Carnegie medal winning book The Borrowers about a family of tiny people whom […]

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Eva Mendes: ‘Girl in Progress’ Movie Poster

Eva Mendes: ‘Girl in Progress’ Movie Poster

| 6 January , 2012 | Reply

How cute is this movie poster just released featuring Eva Mendes and Cierra Ramirez for the film Girl in Progress? Scheduled for release in the US April 27th, not sure about Australia … I will watch anything with Eva Mendes, I just love her. Synopsis: Grace (Mendes) is a single mom. She is too busy […]

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First Look: Vanessa Hudgens’ Promo Stills from Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

First Look: Vanessa Hudgens’ Promo Stills from Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

| 4 January , 2012 | Reply

Warner Bros Entertainment have released these promotion stills from the upcoming 3D family flick Journey 2: The Mysterious Island starring Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Hutcherson and Dwayne Johnson.  Journey 2 is the follow-up to the 2008 worldwide hit “Journey to the Center of the Earth.” Film Synopsis: The new 3D family adventure begins when 17-year-old Sean […]

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Premieres Tonight: Scouted, Behind The Scenes Of NYC’s World of Modelling

Premieres Tonight: Scouted, Behind The Scenes Of NYC’s World of Modelling

| 4 January , 2012 | Reply

Countless international supermodels have walked the runways at top designer fashion shows and have graced the covers of major fashion magazines.  Because they\’re all recognised for their undeniable beauty. But before these models were household names, they were living lives of obscurity, oblivious to where their good looks would lead them. In  Foxtel\’s new docu-series, […]

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Nicole Kidman & Zac Efron Go Retro for The Paperboy Movie Poster

Nicole Kidman & Zac Efron Go Retro for The Paperboy Movie Poster

| 29 December , 2011 | Reply

The first movie poster featuring Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron for the upcoming thriller “The Paperboy.”  Starring alongside Matthew McConaughey and John Cusack the movie is based on the novel by Pete Dexter.  The story follows a Miami Times reporter as he returns to his Florida hometown to investigate the imprisonment of a death row inmate. […]

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Film Review: Albert Nobbs

Film Review: Albert Nobbs

| 26 December , 2011 | Reply

Directed By: Rodrigo García Starring: Glenn Close, Janet McTeer, Mia Wasikowska, Brendan Gleeson, Aaron Johnson Sassi\’s Star Rating: 3.5/5 Adaptation is the name of the game in this gender bending drama set in 19th century Dublin. Glenn Close stars as the peculiar Albert Nobbs, a woman who has assumed the guise of a man in […]

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