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Grief and Growing up Explored in ‘The Adam Project’

By: City Bible Forum

Some film projects can be labelled as ‘getting the band back together.’ The Adam Project has the production team of Free Guy connecting with the world of 13 Going on 30 Read more

The Batman: A Movie Review of the Latest Version

By: Russ Matthews of City Bible Forum and Reel Dialogue

Since his first appearance in Detective Comics in 1939, Batman has been a mainstay in Western culture. Every character in this world, including Catwoman, The Penguin, Alfred Pennyworth, and the Joker, is as familiar to children today as the generations introduced to him in the comics.
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What Happens When Money Really Does Grow on Trees? ‘Root of the Problem’ [Movie Review]

By: Laura Bennett

All of us have moments in life where we think, “If only I had a bit more money”. But, as rapper The Notorious B.I.G. once said, “Mo Money Mo Problems”. Read more

‘Don’t Look Up’ – How Do You Get People to See the Truth? [Movie Review]

By: Laura Bennett

When you consider how easy it is for us to access information and do a little digging to fact check and verify it, we’re quickly losing any excuse to be ignorant. Read more

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ Celebrates a Dream Outliving a Life

By: Laura Bennett

If the last two years didn’t already have you contemplating the urgency of life and the finite nature of our time on earth, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut Tick, Tick… Boom! will do the trick. Read more

‘Sit. Stay. Love.’ – It’s All Puppy Love in This Australian-Made Christmas Movie

By: Laura Bennett

One of the best things about Christmas is getting to indulge in Christmas movies that, at any other time of year, might feel ridiculous and cheesy. Read more

‘The Starling’ Shows Us We Can Overcome Grief in Many Ways

By: Laura Bennett

Melissa McCarthy is really having a moment. Between 2018’s Can You Ever Forgive Me? (for which she was Oscar nominated), Nine Perfect Strangers and now The Starling, Melissa’s proving comedians crossing over into drama can be a powerful exchange. Read more

Daniel Craig Farewells James Bond 007 in ‘No Time to Die’

By: Laura Bennett

Following the ever-changing release date of Daniel Craig’s last outing as Bond through the pandemic has almost made its arrival an emotive signifier of life’s return to normal. Read more

AI, Fantasy and Reality All Considered in Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Free Guy’

By: Laura Bennett

Given how much of our lives are lived in the digital arena, the premise of Free Guy isn’t that far fetched. Read more

The Prince Isn’t the Goal in Amazon’s ‘Cinderella’

By: Laura Bennett

As a generation raised on Disney can attest, the story of Cinderella certainly isn’t new, but Amazon’s 2021 version takes a fresh approach by dulling down the emphasis on love and romance, and fixating on finding your voice and following your dreams. Read more