TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: The Hollywood 'Big Six' had typically mixed fortunes in 2016. We do the maths and cast a judgemental finger in our SIX STUDIO SCORECARDS (Click here).
TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: Given that our SEVEN CARTOON CLASSICS feature a rabbit cop, a mystical red turtle, a food aisle orgy, an origami warrior and a zombie outbreak, it might be said 2016 animated offerings were particularly imaginative (Click here).
TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: The glory days of great poster art may not be behind us if these EIGHT WONDROUS ONE-SHEETS from 2016 are any measure (Click here)
TWELVE DAYS OF CINEMAS: Hollywood’s bottom line took a beating in 2016 when audiences turned their noses up at that revered cash cow, the sequel. Which NINE SORRY SEQUELS stand out as part of the problem…? (Click here)
TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: In a year that saw the passing of many film greats, our TEN SPIRITS SOARING weren’t always afforded the farewell they richly deserve (Click here)
TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: An injection of youthful vigour and realised potential bolstered international film in 2016, none more so than our ELEVEN TALENTS RISING (Click here)
TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: A traditional festive countdown, reflecting upon our 2016 movie-watching moments. First up, TWELVE VIRGIN VIEWINGS - thoughts on a dozen old pics we watched for the first time in 2016 (Click here).
Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge and the career of professional larrikin Paul Hogan accounted for a big chunk of the AACTA Awards running time in Sydney last night (Click here).
Director Cassie Jaye documents her journey into the void of compromised principles, as she hangs with the stand-up, good guys of the Men's Right Advocacy movement (Click here).
A NIGHT OF HORROR / FANTASTIC PLANET 2016: Cutting-edge creepshows from Spain, including Javier Bodala in The Night of The Virgin (pictured, left), have featured heavily in the 10th anniversary awards night (Click here)
MONSTER FEST 2016: Chris Peckover's Safe Neighborhood, a Christmas home invasion thriller featuring a star turn from Aussie star-to-be Levi Miller, is just the giggly, gruesome gift that genre fans needed this Yuletide season (Click here).
MONSTER FEST 2016: Films from France, North America, Poland, Australia and the UK (including Liam Gavin's A Dark Song; pictured left) were amongst the placegetters when the Monster Fest 2016 judges handed out Closing Night gongs in Melbourne last night (Click here).
As the 10th A Night of Horror Fantastic Planet Film Festival beckons, past honourees reflect upon what winning festival honours has meant to them (Click here).