4.5

It’s Not Just Me Review

Focusing on four transgender men who are at various stages of their journey from transitioning from female to male, It’s Not Just Me is a personal and powerful look into the Australian LGBTIQ experience. From t...
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...
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, ...

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...
4

Beast Review

Just like many of the Australian films up for consideration at this years AACTA Awards, Sam and Tom McKeith’s Beast is a film that has flown completely under the radar. After a run at TIFF, a screening or two a...
3

Boys in the Trees Review

The subject of bullying is something that appears quite often in films - however, it's rarely as deftly handled as it is in Nicholas Verso’s Boys in the Trees. Toby Wallace headlines as Corey - a teen on the ve...