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Mat de Koning’s Follow Up to Meal Tickets Launches

Mat de Koning’s Follow Up to Meal Tickets Launches

Director Mat de Koning’s Meal Tickets exploded onto the 20th Revelation Film Festival and the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival screens this year. It’s an exciting, powerful documentary about Perth band, Screwtop Detonators, finding their feet in the world, and the orbiting friends who are swept up in that journey. For those who managed to give it a watch, you would have recognised t...[Read More]

Support Us on Patreon!

Support Us on Patreon!

Hey folks! Just like every other podcast and independent website out there, AB Film Review has gone live on Patreon. We’ve made this decision to go on Patreon just to help cover the costs of hosting the podcast. If we get any extra, then party pies for all! What do we offer on Patreon? (Besides the content we already provide that is.) Well, head on over and have a look see right… HERE ...[Read More]

Morgana Documentary Active on Kickstarter RIGHT NOW

Morgana Documentary Active on Kickstarter RIGHT NOW

Sorry, I didn’t mean to yell, but… the documentary Morgana is active on Kickstarter right now and at time of hitting ‘publish’ there are nine days left to support this great looking documentary. Supporting independent film is one of the best things you can do as a film watcher. Add the fact that this is an Australian film as well and there’s the extra brownie points y...[Read More]

Shop! Shirts! Stickers! Buy! Buy! Buy!

Shop! Shirts! Stickers! Buy! Buy! Buy!

Ok folks, you didn’t ask for it, but you’ve got it anyhow. We’ve got some merchandise available! Yes, if you want to wear the AB Film Review logo out in public and show your support for the show, you can do so with the following products. We’ve got two stores set up. There’s Spreadshirt which we recommend getting your shirts from. They fit nicely, they wash really wel...[Read More]

Revelation Film Festival – 20 Years of Unique Films

Revelation Film Festival – 20 Years of Unique Films

Based in just about the middle of nowhere is the Sleepy Little Deathtoll Town that is Perth. We’re technically the most isolated city in the world, with some of our biggest claims to fame being the birthplace of Heath Ledger and the place that Beatrix Kiddo wanted to move to after she got married. Besides that, my hometown Perth, is also the home of arguably one of the great film festivals that th...[Read More]

Revelation Film Festival 2017 Program Launches

Revelation Film Festival 2017 Program Launches

Well, the Revelation Film Festival‘s 20th edition line-up has been announced. It’s a real stunner, that’s for sure – what with *deep breath*… 15 World Premieres 41 Australian Premieres 86 Australian Films 200 Film Screenings Over 20 Special Events Industry Guests Yeah, no big deal right? Well, before heading over the to very useful PDF version on the Revelation websit...[Read More]

Australia’s First Refugee Film Festival – 18-23 June 2017

Australia’s First Refugee Film Festival – 18-23 June 2017

Refugee Week is quickly arriving – June 18th through til June 24th – and with it comes the continuation of Australia’s first ever refugee film festival. Co-ordinated by the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), the Refugee Film Festival will be screening in Melbourne and Sydney with the ability to host your own screening in your own state. The Refugee Film Festival launched in 201...[Read More]

June Australian Revelations Screening – Two Hands

June Australian Revelations Screening – Two Hands

Another month, another great Australian film is announced for the Revelation Film Festival monthly Australian Revelations screenings. This time it’s Gregor Jordan’s essential 1999 crime classic, Two Hands. Starring the great Heath Ledger and Rose Byrne in career launching roles, as well as the masterful Bryan Brown; Two Hands is an exercise in hilarity, tension, and pure crime cinema j...[Read More]

Australian Revelations Screening – Gallipoli

Australian Revelations Screening – Gallipoli

Revelation Film Festival continues the screenings of great Australian cinema in April with their screening of Peter Weir’s brilliant Gallipoli. A film that’s made even better by being seen on the big screen. Read more details below: APRIL AUSTRALIAN REVELATIONS: GALLIPOLI In association with Cinema Australia Rev is proud to present our April Australian Revelations screening – Pet...[Read More]

Revelation Turns 20 – And Needs Your Help to Celebrate!

Revelation Turns 20 – And Needs Your Help to Celebrate!

Perth’s Revelation Film Festival has been one of the great film festival mainstays within Australia. Every year, the festival delivers some of the most exciting, unique, interesting and truly brilliant slices of cinema that you’ll ever see. Many films shown at the festival are only available to be seen at the festival, making it just over a week of great, must see cinema experiences. A...[Read More]

Aaron Petersen’s Zach’s Ceremony Hits Cinemas in March

Aaron Petersen’s Zach’s Ceremony Hits Cinemas in March

Director Aaron Petersen makes his film debut with his documentary Zach’s Ceremony. Captured over ten years, this documentary follows Zach Doomadgee, a young Sydney-sider growing up and transitioning into manhood, doing so within the traditions of his heritage. Being released by Umbrella Entertainment, Zach’s Ceremony will receive regional screenings throughout March. Head over to the w...[Read More]

Andrew’s Top 30 Films of 2016 – Plus Best Director, Best Acting, Best Script, Worst Films

Andrew’s Top 30 Films of 2016 – Plus Best Director, Best Acting, Best Script, Worst Films

Our end of year episodes are long done and dusted, but if you haven’t listened to them, don’t fear! We’ve put our favourite performances and films in a handy list below. Best Director Winner: Ivan Sen – Goldstone Runners Up: Taika Waititi – Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Jennifer Peedom – Sherpa, Anna Biller – The Love Witch, Mira Nair – Queen of Katwe Best Actress Winner...[Read More]