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God's story in summer blockbusters

God's story in summer blockbusters

11 January 2019

Look closely and you'll see spiritual messages in the latest movies.... Read more

Upstream - Making a Murderer 2

Upstream - Making a Murderer 2

30 December 2018

International media attention has attracted the skills of 'never say die' lawyer Kathleen Zellner wh... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse

60 Second Verdict: Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse

29 December 2018

The plot is fresh, the new Spider-Man heroes are interesting, the push into other ethnicities is wor... Read more

Upstream: The Kominsky Method

Upstream: The Kominsky Method

23 December 2018

Douglas and Arkin are a winning combination in this new TV comedy series.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Mortal Engines

60 Second Verdict: Mortal Engines

22 December 2018

An insightful prediction of how humanity's greed and selfishness are like a self-destruct button.... Read more

Fantastic heroes, great conversations

Fantastic heroes, great conversations

20 December 2018

With a little thought, you can prepare yourself for a meaningful chat with your kids when the lights... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Widows

60 Second Verdict: Widows

15 December 2018

A stellar cast and girl-power twist on the heist genre, makes this a watchable film.... Read more

 Upstream: Origin

Upstream: Origin

13 December 2018

A group of strangers stranded on a space vessel must band together to fight an unknown enemy.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

60 Second Verdict: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

8 December 2018

A visually gorgeous film whose central character emulates the real king of Christmas. ... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

60 Second Verdict: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

24 November 2018

The arch-evil wizard Grindelwald is on the loose again, and pursuing a plan to put the world’s mug... Read more

Upstream: The Romanoffs

Upstream: The Romanoffs

20 November 2018

Enter into the world of Russian royalty with The Romanoffs, a series of stories about people who bel... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Girl in the Spider’s Web

60 Second Verdict: The Girl in the Spider’s Web

17 November 2018

The latest edition to the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo franchise is disappointingly one-dimensional, ... Read more

 60 Second Verdict: An Interview With God

60 Second Verdict: An Interview With God

10 November 2018

Without much preachiness and plenty of Bible references and theological understanding, An Intervie... Read more

Upstream: Doctor Who Season 11

Upstream: Doctor Who Season 11

6 November 2018

Change is afoot on Doctor Who, but is it just being politically correct?... Read more

Upstream: The Haunting of Hill House

Upstream: The Haunting of Hill House

30 October 2018

It is a fascinating insight into what people believe and our longing to be believed and by others.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Venom

60 Second Verdict: Venom

27 October 2018

Few baddies get their own shot at the spotlight.... Read more

Upstream: The Orville

Upstream: The Orville

23 October 2018

This Star Trek spoof fails to hit the funny bone.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: First Man 

60 Second Verdict: First Man 

20 October 2018

First Man gives an intimate portrayal of the impact Neil Armstrong's history-making moon walk had on... Read more

Upstream: Bite Club

Upstream: Bite Club

15 October 2018

New Aussie detective drama disappoints.... Read more

Movie review: First Man

Movie review: First Man

12 October 2018

First Man is an awesome cinematic creation that will please many, but I can't help but contemplate i... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Night School

60 Second Verdict: Night School

9 October 2018

A predictable movie with jokes and characters you’ve seen countless times before.... Read more

Upstream: Kidding

Upstream: Kidding

9 October 2018

Can you be too good? Jim Carey's new comedy drama invites the question.... Read more

Upstream: Maniac

Upstream: Maniac

2 October 2018

A clever, retro-styled series concerned with the problem of pain.... Read more

Movie review: The House with the clock in it's walls

Movie review: The House with the clock in it's walls

29 September 2018

While pitched as a family movie, parents should be alert for the more subtle messages it conveys.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The House With The Clock In Its Walls

60 Second Verdict: The House With The Clock In Its Walls

29 September 2018

A creative storyline that’s backed by all the special effects and star-power you would expect from... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Predator 

60 Second Verdict: The Predator 

22 September 2018

Predator writer-director Shane Black created the Lethal Weapon franchise and his love for action cli... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Searching

60 Second Verdict: Searching

15 September 2018

This modern-day story of a missing teenager unfolds within the screens of her father's computer and ... Read more

Upstream: Better Call Saul: Season 4

Upstream: Better Call Saul: Season 4

8 September 2018

Season 4 continues to follow Jimmy McGill's slow decline into criminal activity and his transformati... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Crazy Rich Asians

60 Second Verdict: Crazy Rich Asians

8 September 2018

Crazy Rich Asians is a surprisingly fun and familiar Rom-com plot, with a dose of lifestyles of the ... Read more

Movie review: Crazy Rich Asians

Movie review: Crazy Rich Asians

8 September 2018

A romantic comedy set in the excessive world of "old money" Singapore.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Luis and the Aliens

60 Second Verdict: Luis and the Aliens

1 September 2018

A lonely boy is helped by aliens.... Read more

Upstream: Kim’s Convenience

Upstream: Kim’s Convenience

28 August 2018

This touching comedy revolves around a Korean family running a convenience store in the city of Toro... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Book Club

60 Second Verdict: Book Club

25 August 2018

A talented cast but a middle-of-the-road comedy... Read more

60 Second Verdict: BlackkKlansman

60 Second Verdict: BlackkKlansman

18 August 2018

The true story of an African-American policeman who goes undercover to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.... Read more

Movie review: The Darkest Minds

Movie review: The Darkest Minds

15 August 2018

The Darkest MInd is the latest dystopian film elevating a teenage heroine.... Read more

Upstream: Killing Eve

Upstream: Killing Eve

14 August 2018

A cat-and-mouse game with high stakes for both the characters and the viewer being entertained.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Darkest Minds

60 Second Verdict: The Darkest Minds

11 August 2018

A post-apocalyptic tale in which a teen heroine rises up to rescue the world from a terrifying futur... Read more

 Upstream: The Hollow and Final Space

Upstream: The Hollow and Final Space

6 August 2018

Finally, adult cartoons on Netflix that aren’t 'adult' because of their language or their sexual c... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Breaker Upperers

60 Second Verdict: The Breaker Upperers

4 August 2018

Breaking up couples for money - what can go wrong?... Read more

Upstream: Taboo

Upstream: Taboo

31 July 2018

A story of treachery and betrayal.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

60 Second Verdict: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

28 July 2018

The Mamma Mia sequel continues to please musically but offers an erratic and morally questionable pl... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Mary Shelley

60 Second Verdict: Mary Shelley

21 July 2018

Fanciful biopic about the 18-year-old woman who wrote one of modern literature's masterpieces - Fran... Read more

Nine reasons to question 13 reasons why

Nine reasons to question 13 reasons why

19 July 2018

Is it really helping?... Read more

Upstream: MacGyver

Upstream: MacGyver

17 July 2018

Ready for a trip back to the 90s? Americas CBS has breathed new life into classic crime fighter Mac... Read more

Upstream: MacGyver

Upstream: MacGyver

16 July 2018

Ready for a trip back to the 90s? Americas CBS has breathed new life into classic crime fighter Mac... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Ant-Man and The Wasp

60 Second Verdict: Ant-Man and The Wasp

14 July 2018

Scott Lang (alias Ant-Man') has spent three years under house arrest. Now, on the eve of his releas... Read more

Upstream: Derren Brown - Miracle

Upstream: Derren Brown - Miracle

10 July 2018

Renowned illusionist and mentalist Derren Brown claims he can persuade and fool anyone.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Heart of Man

60 Second Verdict: The Heart of Man

7 July 2018

A dramatized documentary about real-life experiences of the famous Prodigal Son parable.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Incredibles 2

60 Second Verdict: The Incredibles 2

23 June 2018

The Incredibles, the super family made up of Mr Incredible, Elastagirl and their three extraordinary... Read more

Movie review: Tully

Movie review: Tully

18 June 2018

If you had a chance to talk to your younger self, what advice would you give? ... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Hereditary

60 Second Verdict: Hereditary

16 June 2018

Toni Collette plays Annie whose desire to connect with her dead mother leads her family into a dark,... Read more

Upstream: Condor

Upstream: Condor

13 June 2018

Stan's hottest new release, is a 21st century rethink of the classic spy thriller, Three Days of the... Read more

60 Second Verdict: The Bookshop

60 Second Verdict: The Bookshop

9 June 2018

Character-driven film has classic message.... Read more

Upstream: Next of Kin

Upstream: Next of Kin

5 June 2018

This gripping BBC series follows a Pakistani family who grapple with the question; could my sibling ... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Han Solo

60 Second Verdict: Han Solo

2 June 2018

Star Wars fans will enjoy this origin movie telling the backstory of rogue pilot Han Solo.... Read more

Upstream: 13 Reasons Why - Season 2

Upstream: 13 Reasons Why - Season 2

29 May 2018

13 Reasons Why, Season 2 might be great drama, but is it doing the suicidal any favours?... Read more

Movie review: Breath

Movie review: Breath

16 May 2018

Based on the Miles Franklin Award-winning novel by Australian icon Tim Winton, Breath captures the y... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Breath

60 Second Verdict: Breath

12 May 2018

Based on the novel by Tim Winton, this film is a real touchstone for the male struggle to mature in ... Read more

Upstream: Lost in Space

Upstream: Lost in Space

8 May 2018

Super scientists in search of paradise among the stars.... Read more

Upstream: The Handmaid's Tale - Season 2

Upstream: The Handmaid's Tale - Season 2

1 May 2018

Delving deeper into the dystopian world where apathy and fear has paved the way for female exploitat... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Isle of Dogs

60 Second Verdict: Isle of Dogs

28 April 2018

In a near-future Japanese metropolis, dogs are banished to a trash island.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Rampage

60 Second Verdict: Rampage

21 April 2018

If you like seeing buildings bashed down and The Rock achieving the improbable, this is for you.... Read more

Upstream: I, Zombie

Upstream: I, Zombie

11 April 2018

TV series iZombie has an unexpected lesson for audiences.... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Paul the Apostle

60 Second Verdict: Paul the Apostle

7 April 2018

Paul, Apostle of Christ is best suited to Christian viewers who want to be immersed in what it might... Read more

Upstream: Collateral

Upstream: Collateral

31 March 2018

It might sound like another run-of-the-mill police drama but the BBC's Collateral is set to be a ben... Read more

60 Second Verdict: Ready Player One

60 Second Verdict: Ready Player One

24 March 2018

In a world where we're escaping online, Ready Player One reminds us we have to be honest about ourse... Read more

Upstream: Atlanta

Upstream: Atlanta

6 March 2018

Cool, weird and insightful - Atlanta Season 2 has something to say.... Read more

Music review: Concrete and Gold by Foo Fighters

Music review: Concrete and Gold by Foo Fighters

18 January 2018

A mainstay in American heavy rock, Foo Fighters produces one of their better projects with their lat... Read more