Tagged with australian cinema

[Review] Cargo (2018) by Bede Jermyn

[Review] Cargo (2018) by Bede Jermyn

I think that it’s pretty safe to say that if you ask any major filmmaker working today what was one of the first steps they took to get a career in the film industry, one of them would definitely be making a short film. Whether they made them professionally in film school or made it … Continue reading

[Video Review] Manny Lewis (2015) by Bede Jermyn

[Video Review] Manny Lewis (2015) by Bede Jermyn

Dir: Anthony Mir Starring: Carl Barron, Leeanna Walsman, Damien Garvey, Roy Billing. IMDb Synopsis: The film follows the story of a famous fictional stand-up comedian Manny Lewis, who connects with millions of fans but finds it hard to connect to one person. Manny struggles to overcome his sense of alienation and shyness, and a difficult relationship … Continue reading

[Review] These Final Hours (2014) by Bea Harper

[Review] These Final Hours (2014) by Bea Harper

Dir: Zak Hilditch Starring: Nathan Phillips, Angourie Rice, Jessica De Gouw, Daniel Henshall, Kathryn Beck, Lynette Curran and Sarah Snook Living in cinematic world where doomsday can be averted by a case of human-made deus ex machina, “These Final Hours” is a huge slap in the face to this cozy comfort. A meteor has struck … Continue reading

[Review] The Sapphires (2012)

[Review] The Sapphires (2012)

So I have an odd relationship with Australian cinema, I just don’t watch it all that often. It seems like all the notiable films are either about how depressing life is or about crime/murder. Now sure I loved Snowtown and Animal Kingdom, films that were far from pleasant to watch but I just can’t sit … Continue reading