reviews archive

  • The Witching Hours

    Recently FilmInk was able to get three hours (and change) of hands-on time with exciting upcoming RPG 'The Witcher III: Wild Hunt', a meaty slice of epic dark fantasy.

    January 30, 2015 15:42
  • The White Haired Witch Of Lunar Kingdom

    “Baffling would be the perfect word to describe this movie.”

    January 28, 2015 16:54
  • Better Call Saul

    Spinning off from 'Breaking Bad' comes Vince Gilligan’s next “thing”... and FilmInk has seen the first two episodes

    January 28, 2015 16:14
  • The Quarantine Hauntings

    "...a great example of independent horror being created in Australia."

    January 28, 2015 12:49
  • Foxcatcher

    Defying categorisation, this superb tale simmers with tension and features three scorching performances.

    January 27, 2015 11:09
  • The Theory Of Everything

    "...hits all the right beats, though never quite soars."

    January 27, 2015 11:01
  • Still Alice

    "...both heartbreakingly complex and simmering with the subtleties of realism."

    January 27, 2015 10:47
  • Wyrmwood: Road Of The Dead

    "Violent, fast-paced, frequently silly, occasionally hilarious and unapologetically Aussie..."

    January 21, 2015 16:43
  • The Stream

    "...a good looking film with a lot of heart."

    January 20, 2015 10:23
  • Wild

    Reeth Witherspoon may not wholly transcend her star image but she proves a vivid core to this familiar but spirited tale

    January 19, 2015 13:56
  • American Sniper

    Eastwood triumphs with a measured, morally complex, and utterly gripping snapshot of what war can do to the men who fight it.

    January 19, 2015 13:46
  • The Evil Dead Anthology

    Is it worth your cash?

    January 16, 2015 15:59
  • The Wedding Ringer

    The chauvinism on display here undermines the few laughs offered up.

    January 15, 2015 15:09
  • Paper Planes

    Robert Connolly delivers a soaring kids flick with this charmer.

    January 13, 2015 11:26
  • Birdman

    While admirably ambitious in style, this dark comedy could have let a little more emotion seep in at the sides.

    January 13, 2015 10:36
  • Unbroken

    Angelina Jolie more than proves her worth behind the lens with this richly impressive epic.

    January 13, 2015 09:59
  • Birth Of A Warrior

    "Hopefully, one day Australia will get a martial arts film that rivals that of Asia. But this ain't it."

    January 9, 2015 14:28
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    While style may trump substance, there’s no denying this slick new comic book adaptation has all the elements to become the next big franchise.

    January 9, 2015 13:49
  • Bolts And Blip: Battle Of The Lunar League

    “…colourful and energetic...”

    January 9, 2015 12:19
  • Taken 3

    It’s the audience who are taken this time – for a cheap ride and a lazy send-off.

    January 7, 2015 14:19
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