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Thursday
Apr192018

REVIEWS / TRAUMA

XV CINETERROR: The Closing Night 'challenge' at the XV CineTerror Film Festival is Lucio A Rojas' Trauma, a blistering and bloody Chilean socio-political allegory from the school of 'extreme horror' (Click here)

WARNING: SOME CONTENT MAY OFFEND. 

Saturday
Apr142018

HORROR / PREVIEW: XV CINETERROR FILM FESTIVAL

XV CINETERROR Festival Internacional de Cine de Terror de Valdivia: A small film festival in small Chilean township is making a big impact with its adherence to hard-core horror visions from across the globe (Click here)

Friday
Apr132018

BLOG / CANNES 2018 LINE-UP ADDRESSES SHIFTS IN FILM FESTIVAL LANDSCAPE

CANNES 2018: The official announcement of the 71st Cannes Film Festival program reveals a festival director determined to keep the French coastal town the capital of global cinema (Click here)

Thursday
Apr122018

REVIEWS / TRUTH OR DARE

A new franchise-friendly horror film concept needed a little more meat on the bone if it was serious about a second instalment (Click here)

Tuesday
Apr102018

REVIEWS / ERRATUM 2037

LES INTERGALACTIQUES FESTIVAL DE SCIENCE-FICTION: Three French brothers turn a handful of Francs and a passion for 80s American movies into a wonderfully inventive time-travel puzzler (Click here)

Friday
Apr062018

FEATURES / R.I.P. SUSAN ANSPACH

The actress who soared to fame in the 1970s after hit films Five Easy Pieces and Blume in Love, has passed away in Los Angeles. She was 75. (Click here)

Friday
Apr062018

HORROR / NEKROMANCER TEASES THRILLS AND GIGGLES IN FX-HEAVY FIRST PICS

A fiery demon consuming the soul of this poor chump is the least of what we can expect from the sophomore film from the director of Wyrmwood (Click here)

Friday
Mar302018

REVIEWS / THE RUN

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Anupam Sharma's account of Pat Farmer's extraordinary ultra-marathon Indian adventure is both a compelling sports doc and a soaring study in the determination of the human spirit. WORLD PREMIERE (Click here)

Thursday
Mar292018

BLOG / AUSSIE CINEMAS FATTEN UP ON EASTER MOVIE TREATS

Running the gamut from a 4.5 star charmer to a 1.5 star dud, Australian audiences have lots of decision-making ahead of them if planning an Easter weekend trip to the movies. Our bundle of reviews might help... (Click here)

Tuesday
Mar272018

FEATURES / HEIMWEH: THE ERVIN TAHIROVIC INTERVIEW

Determined to reconnect with his Bosnian roots, Ervin Tahirovic grabbed a backpack and a camera and left his adopted home of Vienna for the rural Bosnian township of Foca - his hometown until the age of 10, when the Bosnian War changed his life forever (Click here

Friday
Mar232018

REVIEWS / I CAN ONLY IMAGINE

The (mostly) true story of the inspiration behind the highest-selling Christian song in music industry history is told in a new faith-based biopic sure to swell the souls of the converted (Click here)

Tuesday
Mar202018

FEATURES / KANGAROO A LOVE/HATE STORY: THE KATE MCINTYRE-CLERE INTERVIEW

Director Kate McIntyre-Clere (pictured, left, with co-director and husband Michael) has shaken long-held beliefs regarding the life and deaths of our national icon in her new film the feature documentary Kangaroo A Love/Hate Story (Click here).

Saturday
Mar172018

REVIEW / THAT'S NOT MY DOG

Australia's great contribution to high culture - joke telling - is celebrated in the latest 'Dad Joke' odyssey from funnyman Shane Jacobson (Click here)

Thursday
Mar152018

BLOG / THE ACTRESSES WHO SPUN OSCAR CACHE INTO STUDIO PAYDAYS

Four leading ladies who graced the Academy Award podium leapt at big-budget action franchises, but did the promise of big bucks cloud their creative judgement (Click here)

Thursday
Mar152018

HORROR / LIVING SPACE: THE STEVEN SPIEL INTERVIEW

The debut feature of Steven Spiel, a twisted psychological horror/thriller called Living Space, signals the arrival of a bold new talent (Click here)