Reviews

4

West of Sunshine

West of Sunshine is the directorial debut of Jason Ratopolous. It's an exploration of the modern Australian working class man, Jim, here portrayed by one of the finest actors working in Australia at the moment...
4

Living Universe

Space, like the future, is inevitable. It's a wide, open expanse that raises an infinite array of questions. These questions help fuel the eternally inquisitive nature of mankind. The why's, the how's, the wha...
4.5

A Woman Captured

Have you ever sat in a film and want to equally thank and curse at a director? Have you ever sat there as the lights rise in the cinema, feeling immensely overwhelmed with helplessness and devastation? Have yo...
3.5

Caniba

Directors Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel are doing something quite unique with the documentary film format. As a format of filmmaking, it's hard to forge new 'styles' of documentary filmmaking, but ...
3.5

Breath

Pontificating about life and being a man is the aim of the game with Tim Winton's seventies surfing focused novel, Breath, and first time director Simon Baker, with the help of co-writer Gerard Lee, manage to ...
2

Submergence

Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire, The Million Dollar Hotel) pairs up with Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and regular actor James McAvoy in this wannabe epic love affair film. She is Danielle, a marine ...
4

More Human Than Human

A perennial question raised by science fiction has been that of whether the rise of Artificial Intelligence and its existence in society will cause the cessation of humanity as we know it. Pick up any formative...
4.5

The Wife

Within the first five minutes of Björn Runge's The Wife, we're reminded how lucky we are that there are actors like Glenn Close in the world. Laying in bed with her husband Joe (Johanthan Pryce), Joan Castleman...
4

Here I Am

Shai Pittman's Karen Burden is getting out of prison.  A few years behind bars has changed her life. Sure, she's clean, but she's also lost her daughter and has no work experience. She heads to a women's shelte...
4.5

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Stunts, Stunts and – Stunts. The only way to begin a review about this film, in my opinion, is with those three simple words. Mission: Impossible - Fallout is the latest insertion in the Mission: Impossible ...