Category Archive: Australia/New Zealand

ONE EYED GIRL [2015]

Directed by, Written by Nick Matthews, and Craig Behenna, Nick Matthews Starring: Mark Leonard Winter, Steve Le Marquand, Craig Behenna, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Matt Crook “Dark Is Us. Dark is what we do” Director Nick… Continue reading

THROWBACK [2014]

Originally written for: THROWBACK is fun, it is B-grade Aussie horror with treasure hunters, park rangers, and of course, a Yowie, aka Bigfoot. Director, Travis Bain, wrote to Salty and asked if we… Continue reading

MANNY LEWIS [2015]

Directed by Anthony Mir, Written by Carl Barron, Anthony Mir Starring: Carl Barron, Leeanna Walsman, Roy Billing, Damien Garvey If you live in Australia, Carl Barron feels like he has been around forever.… Continue reading

Bite Sized Reviews: Unbroken; Chopper; Romper Stomper; Shame

Once again I join forces with Tom of Digital Shortbread, with his new Bite Sized Review format being changed a little – 400 words maximum! This is good for me I am always… Continue reading

Bite Sized Reviews: The Infinite Man; Predestination [2014]

Thanks to Tom again for hosting my bite sized reviews! I hope you enjoy this Aussie double header.

THE WATER DIVINER [2014]

Directed by Russell Crowe, Written by Andrew Knight, Andrew Anastasios Starring: Russell Crowe, Isabel Lucas, Jai Courtney, Olga Kurylenko, Dan Wyllie, Cem Yilmaz,  and Yilmaz Erdogan I will be the first to admit… Continue reading

CHARLIE’S COUNTRY [2014]

Directed By Rolf de Heer, Written by Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil Starring: David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford I thought The Mule was the most Australian movie I had seen for quite… Continue reading

THE MULE [2014]

   Directed by Tony Mahony, Angus Sampson, Written By Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson and Jaime Browne Starring: Hugo Weaving, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Geoff Morrell, Georgina Haig, Ewen Leslie, John Noble and Noni… Continue reading

THE BABADOOK [2014]

Directed and Written by Jennifer Kent Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Tim Purcell Aaaaaand finally, please put your hands together to give a big welcome to yet another Australian, high quality movie… Continue reading

SON OF A GUN [2014]

Directed by Julius Avery, Written by Julius Avery. Additional contributions: John Collee (additional material) Starring: Ewan McGregor and Brendan Thwaites “A game of chess… Is like a sword-fight. You must think first… Before… Continue reading