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Mystery Road (Australia 2013)

This is one of the most interesting films released so far in the UK this year. Writer/director/cinematographer Ivan Sen sets out his intentions like this: 1,274 more words

Australian Cinema

Fri 26 Sept: WOLF CREEK 2

Prepare to be terrified! WOLF CREEK 2 (2013) is showing at The Roxy Bar & Screen on Friday 26 September complete with all the horror of Wolf Creek 1, only louder, faster and more entertaining. 56 more words


The Mad Max Primer

When it comes to Science fiction story-telling, it is hard to remember a world that wasn’t created in a CGI environment. Colour, light and texture-mapping often fades out strong stories and good character development. 240 more words

The Rover (David Michod, 2014) 3/4

The red dust of the Australian outback mingles with the stench of sweat and blood in The Rover, a post apocalyptic road movie, from Animal Kingdom director David Michod. 304 more words

Canopy is High Above the Rest

Canopy begins with a five-minute sequence that sets the scene splendidly for the film to come, but may also test the patience of many viewers. It wouldn’t surprise me to hear of people leaving during it if for no other reason than nothing much happens. 651 more words


The Babadook (Jennifer Kent) 2014 Film4 FrightFest



I’m not proud of it, but I experimented with LSD once at University with my boyfriend. The night we took the small tabs of paper tattooed with strawberries, we were together, alone in my student house during the summer holidays. 496 more words

[Bea's Reviews] Picnic At Hanging Rock by Bea Harper [1975]

Starring: Anne-Louise Lambert, Helen Morse, Rachel Roberts and Jacki Weaver

Dir.: Peter Weir

Based on the story by the same name by authoress Joan Lindsay, Peter Weir’s adaptation of ‘Picnic At Hanging Rock’  is a vague yet eerily disquieting gem of Australian New Wave cinema. 715 more words