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WELCOME TO POORLY WRITTEN MUSINGS

Movie reviews, lists and the occasional discussions over movies, TV, music and the odd video game.

A place where I talk about films, TV and other stuff I like. Remember, it's like, just my opinion, man.

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Review: Barbie (2023)

Barbie fever is in full tilt. It’s not just among those who grew up playing with and idolizing their favourite figurine who are excited,...

Review: Beau is Afraid (2023)

Beau is Afraid has been described a number of things by critics and audiences alike, but Writer/Director Ari Aster has described Beau is...

Review: The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

The older we get, our worldview, our priorities and sometimes our very nature change. It gradually happens whether we like it or not....

Review: Triangle of Sadness (2022)

It’s been a while since my last review. My phone is filled with notes on every film I have seen since my last review - the anxiety...

Review: Licorice Pizza (2021)

Originally titled Soggy Bottom, Licorice Pizza’s name change lends itself to the nostalgic warmth its title brings to writer/director...

Review: Yellow Cat (2021)

Let’s face it, it’s hard not to talk about Kazakhstan without bringing up the giant elephant in the room as it fumbles and breaks...

Review: Rare Beasts (2021)

Rare Beasts is absolute chaos that is confrontational in its frustrations, insecurities and anxieties rattling around the head of not...

Classics Review: After Hours (1985)

Martin Scorsese is not just a director, he is a film historian. He eats, sleeps and breathes movies. Very few filmmakers understand and...

Review: Shiva Baby (2021)

The close-knit and constant inside joke-ness of Jewish communities and traditions are a gold mine for comedic and personal insight....

Review: The Climb (2019)

We have been blessed with many great onscreen bromances - Maverick and Iceman, Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, Butch Cassidy and The...

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