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


A classic Aussie western set in the outback by Richard Jones

SweetA look at Sweet Country (MA 15+)

For a filmgoer who lists westerns as one of his favourite genres the lure of an Australian western set in the scrublands west of Alice Springs was irresistible. Continue reading