Three Billboards review – Frances McDormand is mesmerising

Three Billboards is an absolute knockout. A well-balanced dramedy with a fierce and sometimes brutal sense of humour, and packed with powerhouse performances ruled by Frances McDormand, who's well on her way to Oscar glory.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle review – entertaining, but nothing like the first

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is your standard run-of-the-mill action/adventure film. Good for the school holidays, and good as a stand alone film. As a sequel though, it strays from the original.

Movie Barf’s Top 20 films of 2017

It's finally come. The end of another year of cinema. The end of another year of blogging about cinema. It's been a great year, with some surprising twists and turns for both independent and Hollywood cinema. 

120 BPM review – the most authentic queer film in years

120 BPM or BPM (Beats Per Minute) is a non-traditional movie about HIV  in the sense that most of the film is spent in the heated debates of activist group ACT UP Paris, and when we finally see the searing physiological and psychological effects of the virus, it's brutal and unforgiving. This film doesn't hold back, and that's what puts it above the rest.

Justice League review – not Wonder Woman, but still an improvement

The long-anticipated Justice League is finally here, and it's totally fine. Amidst all the negative criticism and predictable Rotten Tomatoes backlash, it's still a fun and entertaining ride.

Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest 2017 – Poi E: The Story of Our Song review

Poi E is a charming and truly inspirational documentary about a song that transformed not just the Maori community, but the entire country of New Zealand. However, rather than presenting a run-of-the-mill biographical history of the song, the film focuses on the spirit of the people behind it.