reviews archive

  • Jimmy's Hall

    “…rousing and ravishing…”

    November 25, 2014 17:58
  • When The Queen Came To Town

    “…pleasant but superfluous…”

    November 25, 2014 17:53
  • Particle Fever

    “…intelligent and accessible.”

    November 25, 2014 17:42
  • The One I Love

    “…creative and comic…”

    November 25, 2014 17:39
  • A Thousand Times Good Night

    “…rich, fascinating and provocative…”

    November 25, 2014 17:33
  • Nightcrawler


    November 25, 2014 17:19
  • Men, Women & Children

    “…thought provoking and enjoyable…”

    November 25, 2014 17:09
  • Maps To The Stars

    “…doesn’t offer anything especially new…”

    November 18, 2014 13:45
  • The Dark Horse

    “…a drastic mix of light and shade.”

    November 18, 2014 09:47
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    “The results are mixed.”

    November 18, 2014 08:50
  • Fat Pizza Vs. Housos

    This comedy mash-up won’t be converting anyone but for fans of Fenech, this spectacularly rude and raucous big screen outing is a riot.

    November 13, 2014 15:21
  • Napoleon Dynamite

    On the occasion of the film’s 10th anniversary, we asked our resident intern to re-watch this cult classic.

    November 13, 2014 15:06
  • Let's Be Cops

    If you’d prefer not to leave your brain at the door, give this comedy a miss.

    November 12, 2014 15:02
  • The Joe Manifesto

    Gregory Pakis’ latest is the Australian brainchild of 'American Beauty' and 'Fight Club', focusing on a bored corporate slave breaking free of social conformity.

    November 12, 2014 13:28
  • My Old Lady

    It’s rich in premise and peppered with dark humour, but there’s one too many plot contrivances to overcome here.

    November 12, 2014 12:59
  • Winter Sleep

    Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan continues his examination of the human condition with another rich, resonant and incisive work.

    November 12, 2014 12:44
  • The Drop

    A superb crime drama that’s richly crafted, wonderfully characterised and wholly uncompromising.

    November 11, 2014 14:09
  • Plague

    This homegrown zombie apocalypse debut overreaches but is promising nonetheless.

    November 11, 2014 13:57
  • Exists

    The ‘Blair Witch Project’ director returns to the found footage genre he helped to launch with this creature feature that’s ripped from a very familiar template, but is still damn good fun.

    November 11, 2014 11:21
  • Finding Vivian Maier

    A compelling, darkly-hued portrait of this enigmatic artist that revels in ambiguity and contradiction.

    November 3, 2014 10:39
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