A Soviet show of terror and back room dealings by Richard Jones

A look at The Death Of Stalin (MA 15+)

stalinEVEN though 1953 seems a long time ago, and indeed it is, this film recreates the scenes of Moscow and the antics of Russian dictator Josef Stalin and his henchmen as if it was yesterday. Continue reading


You don’t have to be Unsane to do this but it helps


Fremantle’s away game against Gold Coast started half an hour after three of the WAFL games last Saturday. Luckily the match-of-the-round at Fremantle Oval was a late starter so getting to almost one and a half live games was possible. Continue reading

Sparrow school turns out some scary spies by Richard Jones

SparrowA look at Red Sparrow (MA)

Jennifer Lawrence rates as one of Hollywood’s genuine stars although in her latest film she takes a bit of a beating.

This comes in the form of psychological and mental bullying at spy school and out in the field in Budapest and later back home in Moscow – hard-core torture and thrashings. Continue reading