Jewish International Film Festival Returns to the Big Screen

From star-studded features, gripping historical dramas, and stories of iconic Jewish trailblazers and innovators, the Jewish International Film Festival (February 17 – March 24) returns for another year of spectacular Jewish cinema from around the world. Featuring 51 films from 19 countries, the Festival builds on over 30 years of bringing the best of Jewish cinema to Australia, presenting 29 features, 19 documentaries, and episodes …

Hulu Review – ‘The Sister’

Intriguing British murder mystery ‘The Sister’ plays like a typical thriller, but quickly starts to test its limits when some inexplicable elements get pulled in to make the story divert from its rather standard plot. Based on the book ‘Burial’ by Neil Cross, who also wrote the script for this adaptation, the Hulu Original mini-series …

Netflix Review – ‘Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer’

Gil Carrillo (LA Sheriff Homicide Detective) in episode 4 “Manhunt” of Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer. Cr. NETFLIX © 2021 Netflix is known to have some high quality true crime docu series, such as Don’t F**k with Cats and Tiger King. Their first new limited series of 2021 only mentions feline in …

Review – ‘Slag Wars: The Next Destroyer’ Season 1

You know what they are? Fucking Cock Destroyers, babes. If you don’t know who they are, you must have been living under a rock for the last two years or be too straight for your own good. Rebecca More & Sophie Anderson are here to despunk the world, and together with MEN.com, the internet’s most …

Hulu Review – ‘Animaniacs’ Season 1

Animaniacs — (Photo Courtesy of Courtesy Amblin Television/Warner Bros. Animation) They’re back! The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the siblings waste no time in …

Hulu Review – ‘Eater’s Guide To The World’ Season 1

Eater’s Guide To The World — “Planting Roots In Tijuana Mexico” — Episode 106 — Local, regular, newcomer – whoever you are, Tijuana has something delicious for you to eat. Grab a seat and try the craft beer, pork belly tacos, Caesar salad (trust us) and yeah, you’ll want to stay awhile. (Photo by: Courtesy …

TIFF20 Review – ‘Trickster’ Episodes 1-2

Everybody knows TIFF is the place to be for groundbreaking new content. This year they gave Michelle Latimer the chance to present two projects she’s worked on. The first one, ‘Inconvenient Indian’ – a documentary that explores the cultural colonization of Indigenous peoples in North America – was previously reviewed by us (review can be …

NZIFF Review – ‘Rūrangi’

New Zealand’s powerful new film offers genuine representation of Aotearoa’s transgender community in both performative and production roles. Rūrangi explores issues that directly affect the trans community, including important conversations about mental health, familial tensions, and the impact we have on the environment. Burnt out trans activist Caz Davis returns to Rūrangi, the rural dairy …

Netflix Review – ‘Cursed’ Season 1

CURSED (L TO R) KATHERINE LANGFORD as NIMUE in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. Netflix © 2020 Netflix has always been ambitious. But where competing streaming services like HBO rather choose quality over quantity, it seems the aforementioned doesn’t always care about that concept. While HBO wins with almost every show they put out there …

Netflix Review – ‘Stateless’

STATELESS (L to R) YVONNE STRAHOVSKI as SOFIE WERNER and JAI COURTNEY as CAM SANDFORD in episode 101 of STATELESS Cr. BEN KING/NETFLIX © 2020 ‘Stateless’ is a powerful and timely series about four strangers whose lives collide at an immigration detention center in the middle of the Australian desert: an airline hostess on the run from …