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By Jason King | Everything movies from all of us at www.saltypopcorn.com

Life | Review

<i>There were two options on Wednesday night for media screenings, POWER RANGERS and LIFE. I was already RSVPd to LIFE but couldn’t get anyone to see</i> …

POWER RANGERS | REVIEW

<i>Funny story, when I was in my 20s I had long hair I usually wore tied back, I used to look like Jason from the POWER RANGERS TV SHOW at the time.</i> …

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST | REVIEW

I love a good musical, and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is one of the most superb things I have ever seen on stage. The animated version is also a movie that …

Beauty and the Beast

KONG: SKULL ISLAND | REVIEW

<i>Why the world needed another King Kong movie I will never know. But the big guy is back. This time in a C-grade piece of trash that has so much war</i> …

A FEW LESS MEN | REVIEW

<i>Kernel Jack sums up the first movie perfectly, he described A FEW BEST MEN as m’eh. I saw it because I have idolised Xavier Samuels since he first</i> …

Quentin Tarantino

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS | REVIEW

<i>It seems only fitting on this International Women’s Day that I review a movie about one of the most inspiring and unknown women of recent times. In</i> …

DAVID STRATTON: A CINEMATIC LIFE | REVIEW

<i>Thankfully Kernel Jack volunteered to review DAVID STRATTON: A CINEMATIC LIFE. While I consider him a talent and walking encyclopaedia of all things</i> …

Documentaries

ALONE IN BERLIN | REVIEW

<i>ALONE IN BERLIN is another in a long line of sad WWII movies. It stars four actors who guarantee my ticket is purchased based on their name and</i> …

Entertainment

JASPER JONES | REVIEW

<i>JASPER JONES is my all time favourite, and what I consider quintessential, Australian novel. It is Australia’s answer to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and</i> …

MISS SLOANE | REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY

<i>Who doesn’t love Jessica Chastain, is there anything she can’t do? I want a movie with her and Cate Blanchett as evil sisters trying to kill each</i> …

Jessica Chastain

T2 TRAINSPOTTING | REVIEW

<i>My right hand man, Kernel Jack is looking after things while I am getting very fat in Tasmania. I am missing so many good movies prior to release but</i> …

Movies

HIDDEN FIGURES | REVIEW

<i>Another of the JK is pissed he was too busy to make it screenings. HIDDEN FIGURES is a must see film about diversity and overcoming hatred and</i> …

WINTER AT WESTBETH | REVIEW

<i>WINTER AT WESTBETH is out on a strictly screening season for two days THIS WEEK in Australia, it played yesterday and plays again this Sunday. It</i> …

A STREET CAT NAMED BOB | REVIEW

<i>A STREET CAT NAMED BOB is an unexpected feel-good English hit of 2017. I had the choice of reviewing a movie about Matthew McConaughey delivering an</i> …

GOLD | REVIEW

<i>Matthew McConaughey not only stars in GOLD, as usual he appears to have delivered another gold performance. Although I would happily burn his gold</i> …

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA | REVIEW

<i>MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is the Casey Affleck movie you may have heard about. It’s up for a bunch of awards including best film at the Oscars. It is</i> …

PATRIOTS DAY | REVIEW

<i>Mark Wahlberg is the action man of the moment making some decent flicks recently. His collaboration with Director Peter Berg on their last film,</i> …

TONI ERDMANN | REVIEW

<i>Lucky Kernel Jack, another movie screening I couldn’t attend and he scored big time with the screening of TONI ERDMANN. Germany’s Official 2017</i> …

OUTLAWS AND ANGELS | REVIEW

<i>The second of the lost reviews has been revealed. Here is Kernel Jordan’s review of OUTLAWS AND ANGELS. A review he submitted month’s ago but I</i> …

NO STRANGER THAN LOVE | REVIEW

<i>Kernel Jordan reviews odd-humoured romcom NO STRANGER THAN LOVE from Eagle Entertainment. This one released onto home entertainment and all digital</i> …

Silence | Review

<i>SILENCE is a movie I am desperate to see. Sadly I missed the earlier press screenings and will catch it at release, but luck for all. Kernel Jack</i> …

Tri | Review

<i>TRI is movie that I think will hold particular appeal to the people of the sporting fraternity, sadly this was not Kernel Jordan. He has reviewed</i> …

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter | Review

<i>LOLs, Kernel Jack’s review has surely got to be more entertaining than the entire RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER review. I laughed quite a bit</i> …

Live By Night | Review

<i>I have always preferred Ben Affleck as a director than an actor. GONE BABY GONE, ARGO, THE TOWN – all superb and somewhat classy nuanced movies. So</i> …

Moana | Review

MOANA released on Boxing Day and took the world by storm. Disney returned to form and gave the world the happy escapism it needed to end one pile of …

Center of My World | Mardi Gras FF

It has begun, my annual LGBTI home reviewing fest in the line up to my favourite film festival of the year. The Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film …

Lion | Review

<i>LION is not releasing until January 19th but you need to put it in your calendars now – it was my Number 6 movie from 2016 and it is superb, check</i> …

Jackie | Review

<i>On November 22 1963, one of the “greatest presidents” of our time, John Fitzgerald Kennedy (or JFK), was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. He had only</i> …

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …