A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean – Raindance 2016 Review

A Plastic Ocean grabs your attention immediately, with what might be one of the greatest horror reveals in cinema. Opening on rare footage of blue whales in their natural habitat, the camera pans right, into a...
Mimosas

Mimosas – LFF 2016 Review

A curious combination of thematically dense and tonally sparse, some may grasp a deeper meaning from Mimosas. However this otherworldly odyssey across North Africa struggles to rise beyond its style, as the...
Chasing Asylum

Chasing Asylum – LFF 2016 Review

Raw, detailed and unashamedly single-minded, Chasing Asylum is a tearjerking look behind the scenes at Australian immigration. With 60 million people forcibly displaced by events across the globe, this...
A Date For Mad Mary

A Date For Mad Mary – LFF 2016 Review

It might have been easy for A Date for Mad Mary to take the easy route: mine the stresses of planning a wedding for some easy laughs, or even mimic Orange is the New Black for some prison-driven black comedy....
Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad – Review

It’s tough to follow a masterpiece, but it can be tougher to follow a failure. While the new Ultimate Edition has made some headway into redeeming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, all eyes are on Suicide...
Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence – Review

Central Intelligence isn’t concerned with changing the status quo. There’s no grand message, no attempt to subvert the genre, or even poke fun at it Jump Street style. With its bland title and boilerplate...
Gods of Egypt

Gods of Egypt – Review

Gods of Egypt contains all the trappings of the genre you’d expect. Mighty monsters, treacherous tombs, giant animal-robots fighting on spaceships, the standard stuff. In fact, by the time these ‘gods’...