Tag Archive: 2015

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

TRUTH [2015]

Directed by James Vanderbilt, Written by James Vanderbilt (screenplay), Mary Mapes (book) Starring: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss In another true story, this film is about a report… Continue reading

THE END OF THE TOUR [2015]

Directed by James Ponsoldt, Written by Donald Margulies (screenplay), David Lipsky (book) Starring: Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Chlumsky, Ron Livingston True-life films seem to be trendy at the moment, with countless films… Continue reading

AFF: CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR (Rak ti Khon Kaen) [2015]

Originally written for: Directed and Written by Apichatpong Weerasethakul Starring: Jenjira Pongpas, Banlop Lomnoi, Jarinpattra Rueangram I am a life-long insomniac. Sleep is a battle, one that I have fought for as long… Continue reading

BROOKLYN [2015]

A small film festival is playing around Australia for the first time: The BBC British Film Festival. Most of the films are romantic comedies, which ruled most of the films out for me,… Continue reading

KNIGHT OF CUPS [2015]

Directed and Written by Terrence Malick Starring: Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Cate Blanchett To say that Knight of Cups is a unique film is a massive understatement, though not too… Continue reading

AFF: YOUTH [2015]

The closing film for the Adelaide Film Festival was Paolo Sorrentino’s follow-up to his Oscar winning ‘The Great Beauty’. I had a blast during the festival, seeing at least one film each day.… Continue reading

AFF: THE ASSASSIN [2015]

If I were to choose a favourite film of the Adelaide Film Festival, it would have to be The Lobster, which worked for me on multiple levels. But, a close second is definitely… 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: TAG [2015]

Sadly the Adelaide Film Festival is now over, but many more thoughts are to come on the incredibly unconventional films I was lucky enough to see. saw. It is a biennial event, but… Continue reading