Berlin Syndrome

Berlin Syndrome

Australian director, Cate Shortland, has won great acclaim for her films that largely focus on the female perspective. She is a maker of “women’s films” – but not in the conventional sense. Her post-...
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mother!

This review contains spoilers. In preparation for viewing a film that has so desperately divided film critics all over the world, I sat down to watch Requiem for a Dream. A reminder that, not so long...
My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer: First Trailer

Jeffrey Dahmer is a name that still strikes fear in those who are aware of the man, the myth and the monster. Yet, like most serial killers, we often look to their formative years to find some sort o...
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Six Of The Best: Indie Films on Netflix

If, like me, you’ve spent many a night trawling Netflix looking for something to watch, you’ll no doubt welcome a few helpful recommendations. But, once you’ve exhausted the latest series or you simp...
Hounds of Love

Hounds of Love

The Australian film industry is doing a pretty slick job of destroying the image of the country as a dream holiday destination. From torturing backpackers in Wolf Creek to an extreme form of neighbou...
Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies – First Trailer

Tom Hanks rarely makes a bad film – I’m pretending The Da Vinci Code didn’t happen – and Bridge of Spies seems to continue this run of intense, thought-provoking performances....
James Bond

Nobody Does It Better?

Ian Fleming’s James Bond is the longest running franchise in cinema history. Beginning with Sean Connery as Bond in 1962’s Dr No and most recently starring Daniel Craig in Skyfall (2012), everyone’s ...

A Most Wanted Man

On paper, A Most Wanted Man, should have been a perfect night out at the cinema. A thriller, starring the tremendous Phillip Seymour Hoffman, directed by Anton Corbijn and based on a John Le Carré no...