Enforcer and PI doing dangerous jobs for loot.
When needed, they’ll lie, scare and shoot.
Often funny, and good leads rapport,
But the script needed more.
Highlight: Gosling drunk-acting. A hoot!
Kim moves from her safe, boring life without trouble
To a war zone: risks, potential bombings and rubble.
The film’s problematic at times,
But Tina Fey really shines,
In this mixed-genre look at life in the Kabubble.
Young Ricky had caused some trouble (hectic),
And he landed a new situation (domestic).
Outrageous humour takes flight.
It’s an utterly charming delight,
And the NZ bush: beautifully shot (majestic).
Andrea held a secret, but now he must be candid.
Dad’s secretly seething, and mum feels stranded.
A cunning plan is devised …
Disability ‘joke’: ill-advised.
And the symbolism’s often heavy-handed.
A tremendously rich play from Martin McDonagh.
Harry needs to defend his hangman honour.
The cast talent: immense.
And it’s incredibly tense,
As we wonder if anyone will be a goner.
This documentary’s not a well-constructed creation,
Jumping from is fashion art? to a star-gazing fixation.
Gorgeous items? For sure.
But it really needed more
Of a meaningful discussion about cultural appropriation.
Some dodgy dialogue (cue ear burns),
Plus a number of ridiculous plot turns.
But Elba’s so magnetic,
And the film so energetic,
That it’s entertaining, despite the concerns.
Adrift at loss of hubby/dad; broken hearts.
Every day, more boundary-crossing starts.
Glorious as the smothering
Queen of over-mothering,
Sarandon elevates the film beyond its parts.
Favreau’s gorgeous film doesn’t shy away
From portraying the brutal nature fray.
(Kipling: the source material)
The visuals: ethereal.
Great family film. Spot-on casting in every way.
Strong cast: LaPaglia, Blake and two Clarkes.
Realtor Frank: a bit messed up, then embarks
On a friendship that’s unexpected,
In this story about being connected.
Slow at times, but full of witty remarks.