Mini Review – Mystery Road

Mystery Road Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson Jay (Aaron Pedersen – who else?) is an Aboriginal cop who returns to his country town following detective training, and is thrown immediately into a murder case. A dead Indigenous girl has been found in a culvert; she was a friend of his teenage daughter, who lives with Jay’s estranged wife. Jay …

Mini Review – Paranoia

Paranoia Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson Adam (Liam Hemsworth) is a junior brain at tech company Wyatt Corporation. He and his team are fired by Nicholas Wyatt (Gary Oldman) for pitching a product that Wyatt thinks is pointless. I’m with Wyatt on that one. But Wyatt then rehires the cash-strapped Adam to infiltrate Eikon, run by Wyatt’s nemesis Jock …

Mini Review – The Rocket

The Rocket Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson  Ahlo is an only twin (as Peter Cook would have it), his sibling having been stillborn. In Laos, twins are considered bad luck, so his mother and his old bat of a grandmother covered up that fact. When Ahlo’s village is forced to relocate to make way for a new dam, that …