Salty Popcorn

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

ANNABELLE: CREATION | REVIEW

<i>A big welcome back to Kernel Emma!! She has been gallivanting overseas in some obscure country for the last year and we have missed her contributions</i> …

Annabelle: Creation

VALERIAN | REVIEW

<i>It was an honour to attend the premiere of VALERIAN at Event Cinemas George St a couple of weeks back. To be in the presence of the great Luc Besson</i> …

Science Fiction

A MONSTER CALLS | REVIEW

<i>A MONSTER CALLS is a hater of tissues. Yep, this movie, while brilliant, is one of the saddest movies I have ever seen. I sat in a cinema and watched</i> …

Movies

THE TRIP TO SPAIN | REVIEW

<i>Those mad voice impersonating first world problem gents are back with more foodie delight, this time in Spain. Kernel Blake hits up the wonderful</i> …

Spain

WIND RIVER | REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY

<i>WIND RIVER is the third script from Taylor Sheridan, the pensman behind such awesomeness as SICARIO and HELL OR HIGH WATER. He steps out from behind</i> …

Jeremy Renner

ATOMIC BLONDE | REVIEW

<i>Forget a serious plot – there’s good guys and gals and bad guys and gals but most importantly ATOMIC BLONDE has Charlize Theron kicking some serious</i> …

Movies

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES | REVIEW

<i>Sadly I was sick as a dog for this screening last night and moped from bed while Kernel Jack again represented for the Popcorn. I will be seeing WAR</i> …

Movies

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Based upon unpublished diaries, WOLF AND SHEEP is an award-winning movie where the camera assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote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

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …

Bong Joon-ho

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …