Satire

84 – Dunkirk, The Big Sick, First Girl I Loved, Chicken People, Tickling Giants

84 – Dunkirk, The Big Sick, First Girl I Loved, Chicken People, Tickling Giants

Chickens, World War II, satire, religious beliefs and sexuality are all discussed on this episode as we leap in to some of the bigger films of the year, and some of the quieter films of the year. Christopher Nolan’s war epic Dunkirk tests our spirits, while The Big Sick tries to lift them back up again. It seems everybody slept on the great First Girl I Loved and we put forward a case why yo...[Read More]

Down Under Review

Down Under Review

Down Under opens with a text message that sparked the fire that was the Cronulla riots. News footage plays out the brutal physical assault on people of all nationalities, wrapping up with a line from a news report ‘if you are of Lebanese decent and go to Cronulla beach tomorrow, you will be a dead man’. The scene is set for one of the finest dark comedies Australia has ever seen. Picking up the da...[Read More]

61 – High-Rise, Demolition, Mustang, Queen of Earth

61 – High-Rise, Demolition, Mustang, Queen of Earth

Explicit Content We return with another one of Andrew’s most anticipated films of the year – High-Rise – which screened as part of this years Revelation Film Festival. Opening that festival was Jean-Marc Vallée’s Jake Gyllenhaal dead wife flick, Demolition. Not keen on giving the men the entire spotlight we take a look at one of the best foreign language films of the year (...[Read More]

Andrew’s Review: Dear White People

Andrew’s Review: Dear White People

As has increasingly become the case, we have started to have to track down highly regarded films in Australia that simply have not gotten a theatrical release. Dear White People is one of those films – a fairly well received film that has gotten all manner of praise from around the world (Total Film – if anyone still reads that once good magazine – gave it five stars). As has also increasingly bec...[Read More]