Directed by Scott Hicks Written by Scott Hicks Highly Strung takes a deep dive into the world of stringed instruments, those who play them, and those who put all their effort in creating them – know as luthiers. From Adelaide to New York to… Continue Reading “HIGHLY STRUNG ”
So it is that time of year. Flu season. Hip Hooray! I normally don’t really care about such minor symptoms, but this flu has somehow messed me up much more mentally than it has physically. I’ve never experienced that before, I feel perpetually under-slept!… Continue Reading “BLINDSIDED BY GALLIPOLI ”
Thanks to Tom again for hosting my bite sized reviews! I hope you enjoy this Aussie double header.
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 a while. And it is, in terms of Australian humour. But… Continue Reading “CHARLIE’S COUNTRY ”
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 Hazlehurst I feel I must preface this by saying this is… Continue Reading “THE MULE ”
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 from this year… Not screened since May, it is: The Babadook!!… Continue Reading “THE BABADOOK ”
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 you move.” Chess is an endlessly intriguing game, both to play,… Continue Reading “SON OF A GUN ”
Directed by Hugh Sullivan, Written by Hugh Sullivan Now this here is one a trip of a movie. Made locally in my home state of South Australia, it does a fantastic job of managing a meagre budget, using basically one or two sets, and… Continue Reading “THE INFINITE MAN ”
Directed by Matthew Saville, Screenplay written by Joel Edgerton Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, Tom Wilkinson After a slew of successful (if not to my taste) Australian TV shows (most notably The Secret Life Of Us, where Joel Edgerton also got his start), directer… Continue Reading “FELONY ”
seeker of wisdom
Sporadic film reviews by a wanna-be filmmaker
Barber life, struggle, life
Reviews, predictions & rants from the mind of Jason Singer with no plot points given away...ever.
The good, the bad and the ugly; an uncensored look at the latest films hitting the big screen.
". . . first hand coverage, second hand news"
reflection + romance + release
Poetry Meets Film Reviews
My thoughts on films, music, books, travel
Art Cinema & Literature site NS
Ramblings of the Cinema
And I thought I just had a crazy personality!
Wanderers in the world
Humanity, Positive, Gratitude
Film, Music, and Television Critic
Writer in San Francisco, CA
Movie reviews and occasional rants