Joey Fantana

'80s kid with a particular love for '90s cinema.

Favourite genres are Crime, Thriller, Sci-fi and Western.

Favorite films

  • Aliens
  • Se7en
  • The Dark Knight
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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  • Ricky Gervais: SuperNature

    ★★★½

  • Phantasm

    ★★½

  • Rumble Fish

    ★★★½

  • Ella

    ★★★½

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  • Ricky Gervais: SuperNature

    Ricky Gervais: SuperNature

    ★★★½

    Solid Gervais fayre. Resonates highly with my view of wokism. Hopefully it resonates with that crowd too.

  • Phantasm

    Phantasm

    ★★½

    The second of an unexpected younger brother-themed diptych that sprang out of the day (following Rumble Fish).

    Lots of silly nonsense abounding in this lesser-known of the seventies/eighties horror lot. Nonetheless as movie monsters go, this is certainly different. And ambitious given the budget.

    Just a shame it's marred by some truly awful acting and screwball logic in the filmmaking, which could only have been deployed to get the damn thing finished.

    My favourite part was when the older brother…

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  • Seven Worlds, One Planet

    Seven Worlds, One Planet

    ★★★★

    Or 'Seven Bears, One Planet'. Honestly there's one in every episode!

    Some incredible shots throughout and good to see coverage of some species I've not seen before. Appreciated the regular reminders of how they are being devastated and why. It's truly unfortunate this form of imploring never reaches the right audience.

  • Night Hunter

    Night Hunter

    ★★★★

    Surprised by the negativity around this one. I'd been waiting a long time to see it as the logline sounded intriguing and played to my proclivity for a good crime thriller. Looks like the budget was quite low but I was impressed with how much they wrung out of it to be fair, would disagree with anyone who says this looks cheap. Cinematography and direction are fairly solid and given it's Raymond's first feature, I'd be keen to see what…