reviews archive

  • Horns

    "...takes the audience on a roller coaster ride of mixed genres and dark humour."

    March 6, 2015 16:45
  • Lucky Them

    The actors do a fine job, but are let down by a screenplay that paints its story and context in superficial strokes.

    March 5, 2015 13:34
  • Gemma Bovery

    One of the highlights of the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival.

    March 5, 2015 13:15
  • Zen And The Art Of Dying

    "This story of bereavement and self-empowerment is what Broderick Fox does best."

    March 5, 2015 12:59
  • Unfinished Business

    Vince Vaughn hits rock bottom with this comedic bomb.

    March 5, 2015 12:05
  • Focus

    A fun, glitzy crowd-pleaser that features its two leads in top form.

    March 4, 2015 15:23
  • Drown

    This searing teen drama tears into notions of masculinity and mateship – and the results are tragic but well worth exploring.

    March 3, 2015 17:19
  • 4 Minute Mile

    "...astonishingly complacent in its unoriginality."

    March 3, 2015 16:40
  • Miss Meadows

    "...struggles to keep up the momentum."

    March 3, 2015 16:33
  • Sex Ed

    "... a sex positive film..."

    March 3, 2015 16:20
  • The Canal

    “…plenty of chills, thrills and an utterly twisted climax…”

    March 3, 2015 16:01
  • Gangnam Blues

    South Korea do the bloody and brutal epic like no other.

    February 27, 2015 14:15
  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Magic doesn’t exactly spark twice, but this light-hearted sequel effortlessly coasts on the charm and charisma of its leads.

    February 24, 2015 11:31
  • A Most Violent Year

    An unusual gangster flick that eschews violence for a slow-burn character study.

    February 24, 2015 11:20
  • Eastern Boys

    An original gem of a film that’s surprising, challenging and deeply humane.

    February 24, 2015 11:09
  • Project Almanac

    ‘Chronicle’ meets ‘Back to the Future’ in this entertaining yet flawed found footage thriller.

    February 24, 2015 10:59
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

    With her debut feature, Iranian-American director Ana Lily Amirpour blends styles and genres to craft a strange, alluring and wholly original piece of cinema.

    February 19, 2015 15:25
  • Night Moves

    "Reichardt has crafted a mesmerising, unsettling film about the ripple effects of our decisions..."

    February 19, 2015 12:07
  • Jupiter Ascending

    This sci-fi extravaganza is The Wachowskis all over: daring, ambitious, loopy and weirdly charming.

    February 18, 2015 11:41
  • Finding Fela

    “…it is the man himself that will draw you into this film…”

    February 18, 2015 10:06
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