Lily Collins

Film Review: Tolkien is a pedestrian look at the famed writer from childhood to hobbit

June 12, 2019

There is no question that author, J.R.R Tolkien is worthy of a bio-pic. The writer is responsible for some of the most beloved fantasy epics including: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This bio-pic is a rather pedestrian telling of some of his life events and as such, is unworthy of such a […]

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Film Review: Netflix’s To the Bone (USA, 2017) will create controversy, but succeeds with strong cast and direction

July 12, 2017

Films containing subject matter of death or disease, particularly the ones that aim for a teenage audience, tend to be sappy (like My Sister’s Keeper), melodramatic and even deeply misguided, if done wrong. I tend to cringe whenever I hear about another film tacking such subject, but in the case of Netflix’s To the Bone […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Okja (USA/Korea, 2017) delivers an exhilarating, heartfelt ride from a master filmmaker

June 19, 2017

Okja is a film involving a giant mutated pig. What more do you want? But seriously, in order to understand the hype of the film, you have to know the filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho. Bong Joon-Ho is an acclaimed Korean filmmaker who has made some incredible films. And the reason he is so acclaimed is his […]

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Bong Joon-ho’s OKJA mildly NSFW trailer looks like the mutant super-pig film you never knew you wanted

May 26, 2017

Who would have thought that one of the most anticipated movies of the year would be a film about a mutant super-pig? Well, this is thanks to the critically acclaimed Korean director, Bong Joon-ho, whose previous films have been critical successes all over the world. His impressive resume so far includes films like the strikingly […]

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Tilda Swinton stars in the mysterious teaser for upcoming Netflix film Okja

March 1, 2017

Although short, the debut teaser trailer for new Netflix Original Film Okja will have you hooked. Directed by South Korean visionary Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer) comes a mysterious adventure following a young girl named Mija, where the stakes are high to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named ‘Okja’. Watch […]

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