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...
3

La La Land Review

La La Land is a grand return of the ye olde style musical. Filmed in Cinemascope, full of bright colours and extravagant dance routines, this is Damien Chazelle’s ode to the films of yore – a look in the pool o...
3

Southside With You Review

Richard Tanne’s Southside With You is a film about foundations. It’s a film about the foundations of a culture, a society, a community. It’s a film that essays the foundations of what goes into the creation of ...
3.5

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Review

Body horror films of late have mostly fallen into the torture-porn/gorno arena, with films like the Saw series and of course, Hostel, making as much use of the vicious, aggressive violence inflicted upon victim...
2

Bad Santa 2 Review

Thirteen years ago, Terry Zwigoff unwittingly spawned a loosely related set of films focused around usually good people doing bad things. Bad Teacher, Bad Grandpa and another 2016 comedy, Bad Moms all following...