Jackie Weaver

AACTA and the Australian Cinema Conundrum

AACTA and the Australian Cinema Conundrum

So, the 7th annual AACTA Awards ceremony came and went. The ceremony was spread out over two days, with a delayed screening running on Channel 7, followed by a repeat screening to be run on Foxtel at a later date. For those following the game, they would have been well aware of the fact that Australian cinemas night of nights was occurring. However, for the general public, this particular awards c...[Read More]

63 – Embrace, Goldstone, Swiss Army Man, Nuts!, Janis: Little Girl Blue

63 – Embrace, Goldstone, Swiss Army Man, Nuts!, Janis: Little Girl Blue

Explicit Content We do our best to avoid Suicide Squad this week by supporting independant cinema in the best way possible. We look at Taryn Brumfitt’s documentary about body image – Embrace. Sticking in Australia, we look at Ivan Sen’s latest Detective Jay Swan story Goldstone. Swerving back into Revelation Film Festival territory, we look at ‘that farting corpse’ fi...[Read More]

Bernadette’s Review

Bernadette’s Review

Last Cab to Darwin, directed by Jeremy Sims with a screenplay by Sims and Reg Cribb tells the story of Rex (Michael Caton), a taxi driver who travels from his home town of Broken Hill to Darwin after he is diagnosed with terminal cancer, to take advantage of a newly passed euthanasia bill in the Northern Territory. Adapted from Cribb’s stage play, which in turn was inspired by the true story of Ma...[Read More]