DESTROYER [2019]

    Nicole Kidman seems to have actively looked for interesting roles for much of her career, from Eyes Wide Shut and Birth to roles in dark films such Boy Erased or The Killing… Continue reading

HIGH LIFE [2018]

Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com High Life, Clare Denis’ first journey into space and the English language filmmaking, is a sci-fi adventure unlike no other. Death row prisoners are being sent into space to… Continue reading

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM [2019]

Unsurprisingly, Chapter 3 immediately follows the events that ended the previous film. Wick is limping and bleeding, constantly checking his watch, as is every assassin in the city – all receiving information that… Continue reading

EVERYBODY KNOWS (TODOS LO SABEN) [2018]

Asghar Farhadi changes gears after his Oscar winning film, The Salesman, deftly moving from a thriller to low-key family drama/mystery with his new film, Everybody Knows. This new venture puts his talent on… Continue reading

HOTEL MUMBAI [2018]

Locally, Anthony Maras’ debut feature, Hotel Mumbai, should be considered a huge achievement for the South Australian Film Industry. Opening the Adelaide Film Festival in late 2018, it marks a high quality film… Continue reading

CAPHARNAUM [2018]

In Nadine Labaki’s searing new film, a righteously angry young boy, having lived in the slums of Beirut, is in a courtroom where he says matter-of-factly that he is suing his parents for… Continue reading

THE BEST AND THE REST OF 2018

I’m just I’m a tooouch too late, but I’m also lazy as all hell. And medication can do… strange things. Anyhow, instead of bitching, let the show begin! As usual, 2018 was average… Continue reading

SHOPLIFTERS [2018]

or over a decade, Hirokazu Koreeda has been playing with family dynamics, testing the notion of nature versus nurture; the link of DNA and how strong, or weak, it can be. While it… Continue reading

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE [2018]

A grisly looking, bulked up Joaquin Phoenix dominates nearly every frame of this memorably grim, violent and powerful film, and with little dialogue it is intensely cinematic and immersive. It puts one on… Continue reading

AMERICAN ANIMALS [2018]

No stranger to documentaries, in his under-the-radar 2018 creation Bart Layton seamlessly blurs the lines between reality and fiction as the real men from the near-unbelievable story occasionally act as talking heads, but… Continue reading