About Damien Straker

Damien Straker is a freelance writer and film critic. He studied at the University of Sydney and graduated with an Arts Honours degree in Film Studies. He is a pop culture aficionado and enjoys talking about all films, 90s TV shows, ninjas and watching Rugby League. His favourite film directors are Clint Eastwood and Alexander Payne.

Author Archives: Damien Straker

Silence – Film Review

February 15th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Reviewed by Damien Straker on the 15th of February 2016 Tranmission presents a film by Martin Scorsese Produced by Barbara ...

Live by Night – Film Review

February 9th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Reviewed by Damien Straker on the 9th of February 2017 Roadshow presents a film by Ben Affleck Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer ...

Snowden Blu-ray Review

February 8th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

In dramatising Edward Snowden’s challenging story for a mainstream audience, Snowden is a passable summary of not only how he ...

GHOST IN THE SHELL | Big Game Spot Preview

February 3rd, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Director: Rupert Sanders Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Beat Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Kaori Momoi, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus ...

Lion – Film Review

February 2nd, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Reviewed by Damien Straker on the 2nd of February 2017 Transmission presents a film by Garth Davis Produced by Iain ...


January 24th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

The title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga is STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI THE LAST JEDI is written ...

Power Rangers Film – Debut Trailer

January 23rd, 2017 | by Damien Straker

About POWER RANGERS: Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that ...

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