All posts by Grant Watson

Grant Watson is an Australian film critic and writer. He lives in Melbourne.

REVIEW: mother! (2017)

"Mother" (Jennifer Lawrence) wakes up in an isolated house in the country, where she lives with "Him" (Javier Bardem) her poet husband who suffers terribly from writer's block. When a stranger (Ed Harris) unexpectedly arrives with a not-entirely-truthful story, closely followed by his wife (Michelle Pfieffer) it propels mother onto an increasingly threatening emotional journey. ...

REVIEW: Moomins and the Winter Wonderland (2017)

As winter approaches, and the Moomins prepare to hibernate until the spring, Moomintroll (Bill Skarsgård) grows concerned about what happens while he sleeps. When he wakes early he, his father Moominpappa (Stellan Skarsgård), and Little My (Alicia Vikander), and drawn into a strange new world of invisible creatures and the coming of "Christmas" - whoever ...

REVIEW: Top End Wedding (2019)

Lauren (Miranda Tapsell) is an ambitious lawyer working in Adelaide. When her boyfriend Ned (Gwilym Lee) proposes to her - and proposes getting married straight away - Lauren immediately plans a wedding in Darwin near friends and family. Once in Darwin, however, she finds her mother has gone missing and there are only a few ...