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Let Him Go

Grandparents George & Margaret Blackledge (portrayed by Kevin Costner and Diane Lane) have no idea of the terrifying ordeal that awaits them when they venture off to North Dakota in a desperate attempt to remove their grandson from Lorna, their former daughter-in-law, and Donnie, the abusive step-father of their grandson. “I’m not coming back here […]

THE NAKED CITY – CLIMATE PULP

It could well be a hot contender for the Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year for 2019, keeping in a recent tradition with recent winners which were actually two words – last year’s omnipresent ‘Me Too’ and before that the very hard to come at ‘Milkshake Duck’, preceded by the globally popular ‘Fake News’. So […]

Molly’s Game

If not for the fact that it’s all true, you’d be rolling your eyes at the improbability of this story - and that’s what makes it all the more riveting. Based in part on Molly Bloom’s memoir by the same name, Molly’s Game is a lively retelling of Bloom’s entrepreneurial foray into the high-stakes world […]

JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT

Directed by Kenneth Branagh, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is based on the famous character created by author Tom Clancy. Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) attempts to halt a plot to collapse the U.S. economy by a Russian terrorist (Kenneth Branagh). Performances by Kevin Costner as William Harper, the ally and father figure, and Branagh as the […]