Thriller

80 – Hounds of Love, Get Out, 20th Century Women, Colossal, Split

80 – Hounds of Love, Get Out, 20th Century Women, Colossal, Split

There are eighty of these review things? Well then, lets get onto it. We cover the old and the new on this episode as we live in Australia and universal release dates are a foreign language to us. First of all we discuss the new West Australian made thriller, Hounds of Love. Then we go back to early 2017 America with Jordan Peele’s horror, Get Out. Then we go further back and get all ‘...[Read More]

79 – Alien: Covenant, Berlin Syndrome, The Eagle Huntress, Casting JonBenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

79 – Alien: Covenant, Berlin Syndrome, The Eagle Huntress, Casting JonBenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with another episode covering some of the big releases as well as a few of the smaller releases out there in the wild. Andrew saw Ridley Scott’s latest attempt at reviving the Alien series with Alien: Covenant. Cate Shortland returns to cinema with an engaging thriller starring Teresa Palmer – Berlin Syndrome. Otto Bell directs the inspirational t...[Read More]

Observance

Observance

Contrary to popular belief, reviewers don’t enjoy giving films a bad review. I love Australian cinema, so it saddens me when a film comes out that – in my eyes – doesn’t succeed. With that in mind, let’s delve into the dark world of Observance. Parker (Lindsay Farris) has taken on the job of watching a woman (Stephanie King). Somebody has employed him to sit tight, watch this woman, re...[Read More]

Green Room

Green Room

Green Room is a brutal anxiety attack of a film. It heaves and explodes its way through a breathless ninety five minute run time, leaving you exhausted and shaken at the end. Where Blue Ruin hinted at the arrival of Jeremy Saulnier as talent to keep an eye on, Green Room has him kicking down the door and screaming down the halls as someone to pay attention to. Anton Yelchin leads the cast as Pat, ...[Read More]

Andrew’s Review: Sicario

Andrew’s Review: Sicario

  Sicario is the latest thriller from Prisoners and Enemy director, Denis Villeneuve. I mistakenly made the comment on Twitter that he was an ‘up and coming director’ and thankfully someone corrected me with the fact that Villeneuve has been in the game for about twenty years. Thanks to Villeneuve’s English language films though, I’ve now got another great foreign director to jump down the ra...[Read More]