Category Archive: Australia/New Zealand

RUBEN GUTHRIE [2015]

Directed and Written by Brendan Cowell Starring: Patrick Brammall, Alex Dimitriades, Abbey Lee, Brenton Thwaites Alcohol. It is a drug that for some reason is socially acceptable when much less harmful drugs can… Continue reading

THE DARK HORSE [2014]

Directed and Written by James Napier Robertson Starring: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, Miriama McDowell, James Napier Robertson, Wayne Hapi This unique coming-of-age tale came from New Zealand last year. I missed… Continue reading

AFF: TURBO KID [2015]

The AFF is over now but there is much to write about. For a biennial event I think our list of films was quite spectacular, and only a few films that I saw… Continue reading

AFF: DEATHGASM [2015]

The Adelaide Film Festival is coming to an end, but not before a few bangs! I have had a ton of fun and there are still many films to come. This one was… Continue reading

AFF: SHERPA [2015]

Running from October 15-25, the Adelaide Film Festival continues to run on full steam, while the program and tickets can be purchased here Directed and Written by Jennifer Peedom Mount Everest brings to… Continue reading

CHARLIE’S FARM [2014]

Directed and Written by Chris Sun Starring: Nathan Jones, Tara Reid, Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Dean Kirkright, Allira Jaques Us Aussies can make a good horror flick, and it seems we still have… Continue reading

FAT PIZZA VS HOUSOS [2015]

Originally written for: Directed and Written by Paul Fenech Starring: Paul Fenech, Angry Anderson, Ashley Avci, Tahir Bilgic “They now expect us to WORK for the dole!?!” I recall long ago, Mondays in… Continue reading

PARTISAN [2015]

Directed by Ariel Kleiman, Written by Sarah Cyngler, Ariel Kleiman Starring: Vincent Cassel, Nigel Barber, Jeremy Chabriel In yet another high quality Australian movie, Vincent Cassell is Gregori, a man who is sheltering… Continue reading

54 DAYS [2014]

Originally written for:   Directed and Written by Tim R. Lea Starring: Michela Carattini, Dianna La Grassa, Michael Drysdale, Gregory J. Wilken This slab of sci-fi-tinged goodness is another recent addition to entries from… Continue reading

INFINI [2015]

Directed by Shane Abbess, Written by Shane Abbess and Brian Cachia Starring: Daniel MacPherson, Grace Huang, Luke Hemsworth, Bren Foster, Luke Ford, A new name to me, Shane Abbess directed Gabriel in 2007, a… Continue reading