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Sunday
Sep152019

REVIEWS / THE BANANA SPLITS MOVIE

Can a quartet of kids TV icons from the 1960s be reborn as a psycho-robot killing machines? (Click here)

Sunday
Sep152019

HORROR / MONSTER FEST MUTATES INTO MEGA HORROR MARATHON

MONSTER FEST 2019: Amongst the wild, wonderful titles announced as part of the Fangoria x Monster Fest 2019 line-up is a 4K restoration of the Australian cult slasher, Cut (pictured, left; Click here)  

Monday
Sep092019

BLOG / SCIFI FILM FEST HONOUREES REFLECT A PLANET OF FUTURISTIC FILM VISIONARIES

Out-of-this-world speculative cinema earned due praise at the Closing Night awards ceremony at the 2019 SciFi Film Festival (Click here)

Tuesday
Aug202019

REVIEWS / ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Tarantino's 9th may be the perfect melding of his pop-culture infused mind and maturing, melancholy heart. It's certainly his best film in a decade (Click here)

Friday
Aug162019

REVIEWS / MORGANA

2019 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: A profile of a 50-something sex-positive feminist pornographer may be the crowd-pleasing feel-good film of the year (Click here)

Friday
Aug162019

HORROR / WOMEN OF OZ HORROR ANTHOLOGY TEASED IN FIRST TRAILER 

The brainchild of WIFT NSW boss Megan Riakos, Dark Whispers - Volume 1, a horror anthology featuring female-directed shorts, has dropped a teaser trailer to make your blood chill (Click here

Friday
Aug162019

REVIEWS / FROM SHOCK TO AWE

The use of psychoactive hallucigens to counter the life-destroying impact of PTSD in veterans might just save a generation of damaged warzone souls (Click here)

Thursday
Aug152019

REVIEWS / YOU DON'T NOMI

2019 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL: From the ashes of one the legendary cinematic flameouts of the last 30 years has arisen a film that many now adore, a phenomenon explored in Jeffery McHale's Showgirls re-assessment, You Don't Nomi (Click here)

Tuesday
Aug132019

REVIEWS / REBORN

Frankenstein-meets-Carrie in Julian Richards' deeper-than-expected supernatural dramatic thriller (Click here)

Thursday
Aug082019

INDUSTRY / ALYSSA DE LEO WOWS MIFF AND SAVES LIVES WITH SHORT FILM CLASSIC 

2019 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Across every session of MIFF 2019 you can see the pitch-black comedy masterpiece The Afterlife Bar, an anti-texting message movie that puts writer Alyssa De Leo on the path to stardom (Click here)

Wednesday
Aug072019

FEATURES / NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND: FIVE TO BOOK FIRST FROM SUFF 2019

2019 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL: Sydney's noisy, bratty, rude kid-brother of a film festival is now a teenager, which means the 13th annual event (kicking off with McConnaughey-hey-hey in The Beach Bum; pictured, left) is primed to be noisier, brattier and ruder than ever before (Click here)

Sunday
Aug042019

BLOG / THANK YOU, BOYS: DEAD POETS SOCIETY AT 30

As the movie-going summer of 1989 kicked into gear, no one could envision a 50s prep school drama would emerge as not only a surprise hit, but one of the most beloved films of all time (Click here)

Friday
Jul262019

INDUSTRY / MENDO'S BABYTEETH LEAVES IMPRESSION ON VENICE SELECTORS

Director Shannon Murphy's feature debut Babyteeth, featuring Ben Mendelsohn and Essie Davis, will stand alone as the only Australian feature at this year's Venice Film Festival (Click here)

Thursday
Jul182019

FEATURES / FIVE OF THE BEST FROM MELBOURNE DOC FEST

2019 MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: If the wealth of factual filmmaking on offer at this year's MDFF is making that first step into the program a challenge...here, take my hand... (Click here

Wednesday
Jul172019

REVIEWS / SHARKWATER EXTINCTION

2019 MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: Whether viewed as a eulogy for the ocean's alpha predator or the man who fought for their survival, Sharkwater Extinction is a rich visual, emotional experience (Click here)