Revelation Film Festival 20th Anniversary

It’s Not Just Me Director Jonathan Messer Interview – The Last New Wave

It’s Not Just Me Director Jonathan Messer Interview – The Last New Wave

Ah, it’s been one whole year since The Last New Wave started and even though I’m a few days late, I wanted to celebrate that milestone with an interview that I absolutely loved doing. This interview is with the director of the documentary It’s Not Just Me Jonathan Messer, a documentary about four transgender men in Perth and their journey transitioning from female to male. ItR...[Read More]

Safari Review

Safari Review

What is the image that comes up in your mind when you think of safari hunters? A white man with a large gun standing next to a fallen beast? Maybe they’re dressed in camouflage with a smile on their face. The sight of them may twist your stomach and cause your palms to sweat. Odds are if you’re an animal lover, you’ve probably signed an online petition or two demanding the cessation of hunting res...[Read More]

Dave Made a Maze Review

Dave Made a Maze Review

There’s something refreshing about sitting in a cinema and not knowing what it is you’re about to watch. A minute or two before the lights dimmed, we were told the title of what we were watching – Dave Made a Maze – and that was it. The film opens with a man apologizing for what is to come, and then the animated title sequence runs. Look, I’ll get this out of the way from the get go. I didn’t love...[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]

Top Knot Detective Review

Top Knot Detective Review

If you were growing up in Australia in the nineties, odds are you probably sat down and watched SBS late on a Saturday night. Wedged between Iron Chef and an episode of Eat Carpet, you would no doubt have found a show not too dissimilar to Top Knot Detective. Known in its home country of Japan as Ronin Suirai Tantei, Top Knot Detective is a vessel for series creator Takashi Takamoto (Toshi Okuzaki...[Read More]