Jo is 19 years old, studying film and theatre at university in Sydney, Australia. She has been writing about movies since 2015 on her blog scribblesofstageandscreen.com and is also a reviewer for AussieTheatre.com and contributes to Blitz UNSW as both a writer and a radio host. Her favourite movies include The Intouchables, Oceans 11, Chicago and The Grand Budapest Hotel. She is a proud supporter of Australian film, any movie that passes the Bechdel test, and any movie with Cate Blanchett in it.
This belated sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet poorly attempts to expand the cinematic universe - and merely exposes the poor storytelling within.
Jasper Jones, Rachel Perkins' sweet coming-of-age story about racism in a rural town, is one of the best Australian films of recent years.