5

Loving Review

The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving is one that is ripe for a film adaptation. On paper, one can easily conjure up a saccharine version of this film beat for beat: a story of a couple in love who have ...
3

The LEGO Batman Movie Review

The grand imagination of Will Ferrell and his son was brought to life in 2014's much loved The Lego Movie. What could easily have been a feature length advertisement for little plastic blocks instead turned int...
5

Lion Review

It’s very easy for an inspirational true story to be translated into a film in a very preachy, sentimental manner. Boost the manipulative score at the right moments, implement a voice over to help convey the ot...

Best Film Posters of 2016

2016 provided another year of solid film prints to cover the walls of your house/toilet/cave with. As per my Best Film Prints of 2015 list, I've provided a few honourable mentions, alongside what I feel are the...
4.5

Long Weekend – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

If you haven’t seen Long Weekend – a true classic in Australian cinema – then this new Umbrella release is the way to go. One of the stereotypes of Australia as a country is that everything is out to kill you, ...
4

Body Melt – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Ok, I have to be honest, I had never heard of Philip Brophy’s insane body horror comedy Body Melt prior to this release. I mean, I’d seen the bug nuts crazy cover for the standard DVD version before, but I’d ju...

Best Australian Films of 2016

2016 was another solid year for Australian cinema with some fantastic dramas, comedies and documentaries all being produced by great Australian talent. It was also the year that we decided to launch a second ...
4

Red Dog: True Blue Review

How do you make a sequel to a much loved film in which the titular star dies at the end? Even more, how do you make a sequel when the actor who portrayed the titular character has passed away as well? Well, tru...