3.5

Next of Kin Bluray Review

Bored. That’s what I was feeling roughly half-way through Next of Kin. But, as it wore on, it surprisingly began to demand my attention, and by the end, I was completely engaged. Next of Kin revolves around Li...
3

The Combination Review

Watching David Field’s The Combination over ten years after its released, it’s difficult to see exactly why this film was as contentious as it was when it first landed. This isn’t to say that a film about Leba...

The Top End Wedding Trailer is Here!

I spent most of 2018 going on about how great Sweet Country was, and was looking at the roster for Australian films in 2019 and seeing a huge wealth of brilliant work coming up - The Nightingale, I&n...
3

Heaven’s Burning Review

Heaven’s Burning is, like many 1990’s Quentin Tarantino wannabes, a derivative piece of crime fiction that struggles to punch through the façade of originality. Which is not to say that Craig Lahiff’s film doe...
4

Smoke ‘Em If You’ve Got ‘Em Review

When the rest of the world was making Threads, Miracle Mile and The Day After, Australia was busy making Smoke ‘Em If You’ve Got ‘Em. Writer/director Ray Boseley plugs in the amp, loads up the bong, and turns ...