Mateja Simovic



Once Upon a Time in America Review

Once Upon a Time in America Studios: The Ladd Company, Embassy International Pictures Publisher: Warner Bros Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I’m a fan of spaghetti Westerns and I am familiar with director’s, Sergio Leone, works from A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. It was due to a blind spot in my film nerd knowledge that I didn’t actually know that Leone w...



Starship Troopers Review

Starship Troopers Studios: Touchstone Pictures; Jon Davison Productions Publisher: Buena Vista International Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Paul Verhoeven is a staple of sci-fi geeks everywhere with Robocop and Starship Troopers being his two most beloved works. I’m already a big fan of Verhoeven and of Starship Troopers, so I jumped at the chance to watch it up on the big screen...

New Trailer Released for Mission: Impossible Fallout

A new trailer has been released by Paramount Pictures for Mission: Impossible Fallout, made by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise. The film is the sixth entry in the Mission: Impossible film franchise and is being produced by Bad Robot Productions, Skydance Media and, (interestingly) Chinese megacorporation, Alibaba Pictures. The trailer features a lot of action quick cuts as we see Cru...



The Shawshank Redemption Review

The Shawshank Redemption Studios: Castle Rock Entertainment Publisher: Columbia Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I was already familiar with Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption after having seen it a number of times broadcast on TV in my youth. This would be the first time I would be able to see the film on the big screen, however, and I looked forward to finally see...



The Neverending Story Review

The Neverending Story Studios: Producers Sales Organisation Publisher: Warner Bros Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview The Neverending Story is a film I’ve often heard or been told about in the various circles I move through but never actually got around to watching it of my own accord. It was to my delight that I saw that the good folks at In the House would be screening it as part o...



A Quiet Place Review

A Quiet Place Studios: Platinum Dunes Publisher: Paramount Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: 5th April 2018 – Tickets Available Here Overview This was a film I had not originally intended to see; I’d been unmoved by the trailers and didn’t really get much from the press releases and articles leading up to it’s release. I ended up going due to the fact that I had free time rather than ...



The Right Stuff Review

The Right Stuff Studios: The Ladd Company Publisher: Warner Bros Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Before I saw The Right Stuff in the In the House line-up for this season, I had never heard of it. I always look forward to seeing these films these films at in the house the most as it’s always a pleasure to be exposed to a new classic. I was aware of director, Philip Kaufman th...

In The House Replaces The Abyss with Starship Troopers

Following the unfortunate loss of The Abyss from the In the House line-up this season, Paul Verhoeven’s Starship Troopers will be taking the film’s place on the 18th of May this year. It’s definitely a shame that the James Cameron directed classic will be dropped from the season but I, for one, am happy to see it replaced by a fan favourite like Starship Troopers. We generally have a good time at ...



Raising Arizona Review

Raising Arizona Studios: Circle Films Publisher: 20th Century Fox Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview The Coen brothers are distinct auteurs in the cinema making landscape which are known for making films that are made to both replicate and subvert entire genres of film. Their body of work attracts a dedicated cult following who appreciate the off-kilter style and narratives that thei...

In The House 2018 Season Starts Next Week

So with the start of the new year, it’s time for another season the cult classics with our good friends at In the House down at George Street cinemas. We’ve covered their screenings since 2014 (gosh, has it really been that long?) and we’ve consistently had a great time at their screenings. Besides screening some pretty awesome films, they’ve fostered a pretty cool communit...



Pan’s Labyrinth Review

Pan’s Labyrinth Studios: Telecino Cinema Publisher: Warner Bros Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now! Overview I consider myself a fan of Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro and I have consistently enjoyed his work. I’m especially a fan of his genre work which I feel is particularly inspired by his own very earnest love for all things geeky and strange. I was excited to see that the good ...



Army of Darkness Review

Army of Darkness Studios: Dino De Laurentiis Communications, Renaissance Pictures Publisher: Universal Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview After the spookfest that was Poltergeist, I was glad to settle in and watch the final entry in the original Evil Dead series; Army of Darkness. I’d seen Army of Darkness previously and looked forward to returning to the camp fun of Evil De...

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