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Saturday
Dec172016

REVIEWS / ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

The passion that births a rebellion burns strong in the heart of Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, the first of Disney's stand-alone Star Wars stories (Click here)

Saturday
Dec172016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: NINE SORRY SEQUELS

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)

Friday
Dec162016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: TEN SPIRITS SOARING

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)

Thursday
Dec152016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: ELEVEN TALENTS RISING

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)

Wednesday
Dec142016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: TWELVE VIRGIN VIEWINGS.

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).

Saturday
Dec102016

REVIEWS / THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN

The teen drama just grew up, and fast, with Kelly Fremon Craig's The Edge of Seventeen. (Click here)

Thursday
Dec082016

INDUSTRY / AACTA KUDOFEST BECOMES 'THE GIBBO AND HOGES SHOW'

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). 

Wednesday
Dec072016

REVIEWS / THE RED PILL

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).

Wednesday
Dec072016

HORROR / "SPAIN REIGNS", SAY SYDNEY GENRE JUDGES. 

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)

Wednesday
Nov302016

REVIEWS / SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD

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). 

Monday
Nov282016

BLOG / CANNIBALS, CADAVERS AND CHRISTMAS KILLERS IN MONSTER FEST WINNERS

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).

Tuesday
Nov222016

HORROR / FEST ALUMNI RECALL GLORY DAYS AS GENRE LOVE-IN TURNS 10

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).

Wednesday
Nov162016

REVIEWS / MORGAN

Ridley's boy Luke Scott proves the apple doesn't fall far from the genre tree with his AI-themed sci-fi thriller, Morgan, starring The Witch's Anya Taylor-Joy (Click here).

Tuesday
Nov152016

INDUSTRY / FOUNDER OF HANOI FILM HEAVEN REFLECTS ON REEL LEGACY

As the Hanoi Cinematheque nears the final sessions of its 14 year existence, founder Gerald Herman ponders a life exhibiting the finest in global cinema and local classics (Click here)  

Tuesday
Nov082016

REVIEWS / OCCUPANTS

A young couple documenting their lifestyle change reveal a portal to another plane of existence in Russ Emmanuel's ode to Twilight Zone-type fantasy thrills, Occupants (Click here)