3.5

We Don’t Need a Map Review

Warwick Thornton is a director with an agenda – namely, the agenda to bring Indigenous stories and history to life via cinema. From Samson & Delilah to Sweet Country, he strings a bow that links the past o...

Andrew’s Top 50 Films of 2018

Best of lists are always strange beasts. We sift through a year of ‘stuff’ trying to find value and quality, only to put it in some kind of arbitrary order. These lists always play like a competition – where y...

Best Documentaries of 2018

I know that at the end of the year there is an overwhelming mass of ‘Best of’ lists to work through, so as I gradually work my way up to my ‘Best Films of 2018’ list, I thought I’d throw another select list on...
4.5

Pick of the Litter Review

I’ll be clear from the get go - it’s hard for me to objectively review Pick of the Litter. After working eight years a vet nurse, and having worked alongside organisations that train guide dogs, I’ve grown to ...
4

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story Review

The old myth of riding a kangaroo to school is shot dead in the dark of the night in the opening moments of Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story. Said kangaroo springs into the air as the bullet pierces its neck, the p...
4.5

Backtrack Boys Review

Full disclosure - this film will have you crying within the first five minutes. And odds are, you won't stop crying til the credits roll. Not only is Backtrack Boys an immensely powerful film, it's also one of...
4.5

The Cleaners Review

It's been a couple of months since I wrote up my first impressions on The Cleaners. I had copped a facebook ban for posting a picture of Prince Harry in Nazi attire, and it had made me think back to when I saw...
3.5

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Review

As the documentary Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist started to roll out around the world, the subject of the documentary, Vivienne Westwood, tweeted the following: https://twitter.com/FollowWestwood/status/9...