Concussion film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Image via It’s probably pretty clear which American sports code I prefer. I can give you a couple of guesses but my penchant for wearing player jerseys, babbling about an ‘All Star Weekend’ for the rest of this month and generally discussing things like dunks or free throws, should […]

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The Theory of Everything film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Image via Paramount Pictures and Mr Leon Taylor Arriving to New Zealand cinemas just in time for Valentine’s Day is the incredible Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. Eddie Redmayne. Oh wow, Eddie Redmayne. This fella had me bawling my eyes out during Les Miserables, especially his heart-breaking […]

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Unbroken film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Image via Mr Leon Taylor Unbroken is a beautifully told true story of Louis ‘Louie’ Zamperini’s incredible life and his trials in overcoming the adversity of poverty; racial discrimination, surviving 47 days at sea on a life raft, as a prisoner at a Japanese POW camp and a coal […]

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Dallas Buyers Club – Film Review

“Well, shut my mouth…boy can act”. I reckon this is exactly what Ron Woodruff would say on seeing Matthew McConaughey portray his own life events on screen, in the magnificently real, Dallas Buyers Club. The figure of Woodruff is etched with this Texan cockiness that would surely make him beam that one of Hollywood’s ‘hottest’ men; […]

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