reviews archive

  • I'm Not Angry!

    A furious, essential piece of filmmaking that barely manages to keep a lid on its rage.

    October 24, 2014 16:36
  • Fury

    A brutal and uncompromising war pic that makes for an unforgettable viewing experience, but also one that’s close to unbearably grim.

    October 21, 2014 09:40
  • HairBrained

    “…there is an unexpected charm…”

    October 20, 2014 11:45
  • Abandoned Mine

    “If it’s possible to label a horror film as family friendly, Abandoned Mine’s lightweight fare would fall into that category.”

    October 20, 2014 11:37
  • Imaginaerum

    "...there is a clear preference for visuals over plot..."

    October 20, 2014 11:28
  • Whiplash

    Driven by two riveting lead performances, this brilliant, blistering and uncompromising pic will leave you rattled and roused.

    October 20, 2014 10:38
  • Hector And The Search For Happiness

    Peel back the schmaltz and there’s laughs, wisdom and soul to be found here - largely thanks to Simon Pegg.

    October 20, 2014 10:29
  • Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed

    It’s a familiar but gorgeously told tale, which benefits from its strong central performances.

    October 20, 2014 10:20
  • This Is Where I Leave You

    This enjoyable adaptation excels in the laughs department, but struggles in its dramatic moments.

    October 20, 2014 10:10
  • Very Good Girls

    “That Olsen and Fanning manage to eke out credible performances is an achievement to say the least.”

    October 14, 2014 13:12
  • Turning Tide

    “…never finds its sea legs.”

    October 14, 2014 13:05
  • The Raid 2

    “…brutally fun and frenetic…”rn

    October 14, 2014 13:02
  • Siberian Education

    “...engaging, but tonally confused drama...”

    October 14, 2014 12:54
  • Pantani: The Accidental Death Of A Cyclist

    “…commendable.”

    October 14, 2014 12:46
  • Ida

    “…a quietly disturbing gem in which every frame feels essential.”rnrn

    October 14, 2014 12:41
  • I’ll Follow You Down

    “…it’ll certainly spark debate.”

    October 14, 2014 12:38
  • I, Frankenstein

    “…in a film of poorly CGI'd gargoyles and demons…”

    October 14, 2014 12:32
  • Healing

    "...one of the most noteworthy Australian films in recent memory..."

    October 14, 2014 12:27
  • Half Of A Yellow Sun

    “…an opportunity missed.”rnrn

    October 14, 2014 12:23
  • Gloria

    “…both moving and thought provoking..”

    October 14, 2014 12:19
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