Review – ‘Tayamangajirri’

“We are the eyes during the day and they are the eyes for the night time.” – Nilus Tayamangajirri means “we look after each other”. Set in Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands, this half hour documentary made for NITV takes a glimpse into the world of a dedicated team of Tiwi Islanders who work around […]

Review – ‘Ready or Not’

“The rich really are different.” – Daniel Le Domas From the creators of horror phenomenon V/H/S, comes a classic new horror tale that you won’t forget so easily. In ‘Ready or Not‘, we meet Grace (Samara Weaving), who just joined the Le Domas-dominion, by marrying the family’s youngest son Alex (Mark O’Brien). Excited as every […]

Netflix Review – ‘Eli’

“The devil always lies.” – Rose Included in the 2015 Blacklist for top unproduced screenplays (written by the guys who wrote ‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe‘), this Paramount production was purchased last year by Netflix. When a boy with some sort of auto-immune disorder, arrives at a treatment facility with his parents, he hopes to […]

Japanese Film Festival Review – ‘Kakegurui’

“Bring on the madness!” – Yumeko Jabami Japanese Film Festival is back to tour Australia from October through December 2019. Their line up is more diverse than ever and what a film to start things off with. ‘Kakegurui’ is the live action film, based on the similarly titled Square Enix manga-series, which was distributed in […]

WINDA Film Festival Announces its Full Program For 2019

From epic survival thrillers to inspiring true stories and innovative shorts, the WINDA Film Festival returns for its fourth year from 21-24 November 2019 to celebrate trailblazing Indigenous filmmakers and share the universal stories of Indigenous nations The 2019 Festival will screen six brand new full length features, five thought-provoking documentaries, as well as a witty Australian TV series […]

NetflixANZ Sets Release Dates for Spring/Summer Films

Netflix Australia/New Zealand has announced the release dates for some of Netflix’s biggest spring/summer films. All four of them will show in cinemas across the country prior to being released on the streaming service. The King Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life […]

Review – Zombieland: Double Tap

“It’s time to nut up or shut up.” – Tallahassee Exactly ten years after Zombieland, its sequel has finally risen from what seemed to be dead. The zombie genre has been milked out, after numerous seasons of hit tv-show ‘The Walking Dead‘ and its spin-offs. Why wait a decade to make a sequel to a […]

Netflix Review – ‘Living With Yourself’

You can never have enough Paul Rudd, you say? Then maybe ‘Living With Yourself’ is just the tv-series for you. The by Timothy Greenberg (The Detour) created show tells the story of Miles (Rudd), a man in his late thirties who’s living day after day as if he’s stuck in purgatory. Nothing excites him anymore […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival Review – ’17 Blocks’

“I believe in hope.” – Cheryl A documentary assembled from 20 years of raw home video footage. The title of the film refers to the neighbourhood this all takes place – just 17 blocks behind the US Capitol building. Through the eyes of nine-year-old Emmanuel, an ambitious soul and promising student, he captures the life […]

Japanese Film Festival Review – ‘JK☆ROCK’

“You can’t fire up my rock spirit and then run away!” – Sakura A Japanese coming of age tale infused with soft rock music. JK☆ROCK is just that. Nothing more, nothing less. We first meet our lead male Jyo Kaieda (Shôdai Fukuyama) as a miserable, entitled, handsome university student with only a purple metallic Lamborghini […]