A major step up in scope for Jennifer Kent after her excellent debut film The Babadook, this sophomore effort is a brutal, bloody but historically honest look into both the life of women and Aboriginal People during a period in Australia’s history that is… Continue Reading “THE NIGHTINGALE ”
Directed by John Jarratt, Kaarin Fairfax Written by Kris Maric Starring: John Jarratt, Kaarin Fairfax, Alan Finney,Robert Coleby John Jarratt (best known as Mick from the Wolf Creek films) brings us this small Aussie independent film that is now available to stream online. It… Continue Reading “STALKHER ”
Directed by Matthew Saville Written by Matthew Saville Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Wayne Anthoney, Nick Batzias, Julia Blake, John Clarke This must be the first time in a long time that a locally produced film actually had a PR campaign behind it. Television, radio, the film-makers… Continue Reading “A MONTH OF SUNDAYS ”
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 ”
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 potentially carry jail time. It is a strange situation, and it… Continue Reading “RUBEN GUTHRIE ”
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 mind many things. High altitudes, freezing temperatures and an increasing number… Continue Reading “AFF: SHERPA ”
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 a knack for it. Snowtown, Wolf Creek, last year’s The Babadook… Continue Reading “CHARLIE’S FARM ”
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 high school were always the best, as Fat Pizza followed SouthPark.… Continue Reading “FAT PIZZA VS HOUSOS ”
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 people in his compound from a bleak outside world. This isn’t… Continue Reading “PARTISAN ”
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 ”
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