4.5

The Witch Review

Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately – Robert Eggers The Witch (or The VVitch: A New-England Folktale) is not for everyone. If you scroll down the bottom before reading this review, you may see that I...

10 Cloverfield Lane Review

10 Cloverfield Lane is the latest Mystery Box film from the minds at Bad Robot. Producer JJ Abrams uses not only the weight of his name, but apparently the weight of the 2008 monster flick Cloverfield as a surp...
4

Death in Brunswick Review

For a long while now, Australian comedies have been regularly considered our weakest of film genres. Sure, everybody loves The Castle, a couple of lines from Crocodile Dundee are oft-quoted and Muriel’s Wedding...
4

Son of Saul Review

Upon the screen turning black and Son of Saul’s opening text appearing on screen, the lady who I found myself sitting next to commented to her friend ‘this isn't another holocaust film is it?’ It appears that h...
4.5

Dheepan Review

Jacques Audiard’s seventh film, Dheepan, could possibly be his most important film. Focusing on one of the most contentious issues in the world today – refugees and war enforced migration – Dheepan is a distres...
4

Women He’s Undressed Review

Australia is a country that prides itself with the success of expats. Whether it be ‘our Hugh’ or ‘our Cate’, we are always happy to applaud and support the success of film stars. Whenever Oscar season rolls ar...
5

Spotlight Review

If one weren’t paying attention, it would appear to be quite easy to simply write off Spotlight as a ho-hum run of the mill film about journalism. Understated performances combined with basic camera work, a nic...