MR TURNER is the new masterpiece from Mike Leigh, it covers the later life of artistic legend William Turner. Kernel Andrew reviews this one and you will be happy to know, if you haven’t read it already, that it is in Andrew’s Top 20 Movies of 2014. It has an official release on boxing day in Australian art house cinemas but it appears to have slipped in to a week early release and is currently screening across the country...Read More
Kernel Andrew reviews ST VINCENT, the new comedy starring Bill Murray, Jaeden Lieberher (in his debut), Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts, directed by Theodore Melfi in his feature movie directorial debut. It is releasing on Boxing Day and looks like a decent family film. ST VINCENT is being released by Roadshow Films, is rated M and runs for 102mins. Now kick back and enjoy Andrew’s review…..all the best…..JK.Read More
Our final list for the year, our combined Salty Kernel Best Movies of 2014. For complete ties there was editor’s discretion. We tally all scores on a spreadsheet and these are the ones at the top – easy choice really and the list that truly reflects the site as opposed to the individuals involved...Read More
Welcome to our penultimate list for the 2014, the list of our art house expert, our Kernel with as much movie addiction and spare time on his hands as myself, Kernel Andrew. Andrew loves his art house and I originally got him on board because he loved Russian cinema, a genre I cannot get my head around :). He is the Salty Popcorn first alternate when I cannot attend a screening and matches me on 100+ screenings or screeners throughout the year...Read More
365 days in the making, a list that I have been chopping, changing and amending on a weekly basis, a list that takes great pains. In total this year I have viewed and reviewed 132 films. The biggest in my career to date. I have noticed in the last few years my tastes in films are changing and I am getting more judgemental and picky in my tastes (I suppose this should happen – I am a freaking critic after all) but one thing you notice when you w...Read More
I originally posted this review back in April 2013 when we got it here in Australia, it was even on our old site, have spruced it up a bit to match the new format of Salty so no judging the writing from over a year ago, I always cringe reading my old stuff I loved KON TIKI – it made one of my top films of 2013 and I keep meaning to buy it on Blu Ray, it is just stunning...
The films that some call the Raspberries, The Worst of, Razzies and Turkey Awards. Well, you may have noticed that we have certain “popcorn” theme here at Salty and I would like to present to you our 2nd annual TOP 10 BURNT PIECES OF SHIT POPCORN MOVIES for the Year 2014. In layman’s terms or non swear words in my mum’s words – the Worst Movies of 2014.
You know when you get your pre popped popcorn at the cinemas and right down the bottom of...Read More
THE WATER DIVINER, the big budget Australian directorial debut from big Rusty, Russell Crowe. A stunning looking film set in post WWI Australia, Gallipoli and Turkey. Epic in scale and ambition the movie is releasing officially on Boxing Day around Australia with previews this weekend commencing tomorrow, Friday 19th December 2014...Read More