Salty Popcorn

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

WOLF AND SHEEP | REVIEW

<i>Based upon unpublished diaries, WOLF AND SHEEP is an award-winning movie where the camera assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote</i> …

Wildlife

DUNKIRK | REVIEW

<i>I had the privilege of returning to my old work place last night and viewing DUNKIRK in 70mm with the man who trained me as a projectionist 26yrs</i> …

Tom Hardy

BRIGSBY BEAR | REVIEW

<i>Four more reviews to get up from our 2017 Sydney Film Festival coverage from last month. One of which is this review for BRIGSBY BEAR, possibly</i> …

Mark Hamill

BABY DRIVER | REVIEW

<i>It’s not every day you get to sit in the same room as director Edgar Wright, one of my new fave actors, Ansel Elgort, Lily James and oddly George</i> …

Edgar Wright

THE BEGUILED | REVIEW

<i>Sofia Coppola is a goddess. When LOST IN TRANSLATION entered my orbit I fell head over heels for her style and elegant approach to filmmaking. I</i> …

The Beguiled

WE DON’T NEED A MAP | REVIEW

<i>Another of our Sydney Film Festival movies we viewed was WE DON’T NEED A MAP – a documentary from Warwick Thornton. Kernel Jack explains in detail</i> …

Indigenous Australians

SONG TO SONG | REVIEW

<i>I’m with Kernel Jack on this one, Terrence Malick movies are a gamble. But for me it is more like Russian Roullette – it can be beautifully</i> …

Terrence Malick

DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTROM | REVIEW

<i>When Salty was invited to review DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTROM, a documentary about Radio Birdman, there was only one Kernel I wanted to review it. We</i> …

Music

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING | REVIEW

<i>Excuse me while I just gush for the next 1000 words or so because I am in fracking love with SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. It is a near-perfect superhero</i> …

Superheroes

OKJA | SFF REVIEW

<i>Oooooh – OKJA looks like it will be one of my favourite films of the year. It is one of those rare films where a distributor gives a visionary</i> …

Netflix

INGRID GOES WEST | SFF REVIEW

<i>INGRID GOES WEST is a movie I want, but am scared, to see. It centres on social media and some of its negative aspects. I loathe to find out how many</i> …

Elizabeth Olsen

MANIFESTO | SFF REVIEW

<i>MANIFESTO is that art installation turned movie starring thirteen Cate Blanchetts you may have heard about. Personally I can’t think of anything</i> …

Cate Blanchett

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT | REVIEW

<i>Where does one begin in reviewing the fifth Transformers movie? I mean WTF? Michael Bay wanted to come back for one more outing of absolute pubescent</i> …

ROUGH NIGHT | REVIEW

<i>Kernel Blake reviews the latest in drunken comedy with ROUGH NIGHT. THE HANGOVER meets WEEKEND WITH BERNIES starring an all lead female cast – the</i> …

Rough Night

UNA | SFF REVIEW

<i>UNA is a film I tried to review for Salty when I was in Melbourne. I had the honour of a ticket to the screening at The Astor Theatre with 900 people</i> …

ALL EYEZ ON ME | REVIEW

<i>Kernel Jack doesn’t mince words in decimating what he describes as a “piece of shit” that doesn’t deserve the moniker of movie haha. Savage! It</i> …

All Eyez

THE LITTLE HOURS | SFF REVIEW

<i>It’s begun, the flood of film reviews for the Sydney Film Festival has commenced. Kernel Jack is basically living at the festival this year and it is</i> …

MCLAREN | REVIEW

<i>When the invitation came through to review the motor documentary MCLAREN, about the New Zealander who became a god like figure in the motorsport</i> …

THE PROMISE | REVIEW

<i>THE PROMISE brings together heavy hitters Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale, a screen pairing many would be salivating to see. Kernel Jack reviews below</i> …

A FIGHTING SEASON | REVIEW

<i>A FIGHTING SEASON is an independent and unique war move that has been doing the festival rounds for about two years now. Some of the notable</i> …

WONDER WOMAN | REVIEW

<i>I am devastated – man flu saw me miss the premiere of the first recent decent DC movie! And it kept me from being one of the first from seeing the</i> …

Comics

HOUNDS OF LOVE | REVIEW

<i>HOUNDS OF LOVE is a quiet little independent Australian horror movie that releases this week, June 1 in Australia. This is one of those horrific</i> …

Horror Movies

20TH CENTURY WOMEN | REVIEW

<i>I was on board to love 20th CENTURY WOMEN from the cast alone even before seeing the movie. Bening, Fanning, Gerwig and Crudup. It’s like a reunion</i> …

Elle Fanning

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

<i>Following PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END being marketed as the final installment of the PIRATES franchise Disney decided to make another</i> …

BAYWATCH | REVIEW

<i>For the second time in my life I got to attend a movie premiere and breath the same air as my bae, Zac Efron. I have loved him forever and over the</i> …

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD | REVIEW

<i>When Guy Ritchie originally pitched KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD to the studio he said he wanted to make a LORD OF THE RINGS styled Arthur tale</i> …

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 | REVIEW

<i>When JOHN WICK hit screens back in 2014 it was a surprising smash and saw the 767th rebirth of Keanu Reeves into awesome. I never actually saw it on</i> …

A BAG OF MARBLES aka UN SAC DE BILLES | REVIEW

<i>I am gobsmacked this movie has slipped away from a larger release. I get email updates from most movie distributors and A BAG OF MARBLES or in its</i> …

ALIEN COVENANT | REVIEW

<i>I will just start out by saying I loathed PROMETHEUS – I nearly walked out I disliked it so much. The die-hard fans of the ALIEN series, myself</i> …