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Oscar 2015 Predictions

Oscars on Monday! (or Sunday for Americans). Same as last year – I’m giving you my predictions and wishes. Films I haven’t seen are marked with an asterisk (*). Who’s going to get the gold? Continue reading Oscar 2015 Predictions


FILM REVIEW: Predestination

Predestination (Michael Spierig & Peter Spierig, 2014)

Love these posters
Love these posters

Oh look, ANOTHER great Australian film. And for those who can’t hack the local stuff, you can be rest assured that its local origins are barely recognisable. Starring Ethan Hawke and set in New York, you could easily assume it to be an American work – and indeed, it is based on American Robert A. Heinlein’s short story All You Zombies. But just know this: the film adaptation IS Australian, and it IS awesome. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Predestination


Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)
clairestbearestreviews_filmreview_boyhood_posterBoyhood is the current frontrunner for Oscar glory and has a 99% score on Rotten Tomatoes, making it one of the best reviewed movies of all time. OF ALL TIME! So stop what you’re doing, and go see it, because you will be missing out otherwise. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Boyhood