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these final hours

DVD Review: These Final Hours

These Final Hours is an Australian apocalyptic film, set in Perth of all places. The end is coming, and it’s not some abstract term. An asteroid has impacted earth in the northern hemisphere and...

the rover dvd review

DVD Review: The Rover

Australian films tend to be a little hot and miss, but The Rover is definitely a must see film that echos Cormac McCarthy’s The Road in many ways, yet blazes its own cautionary tale...

house of magic

WIN: The House of Magic

Jeremy Degruson and Ben Stassen direct this animated family comedy featuring the voice talents of Murray Blue, Kiefer Sutherland and Ewan McGregor. When housecat Thunder (Blue) is abandoned by his owners he fights to...

stepanie in the water

DVD Review: Stephanie In The Water

Every now and then I love a good surfing documentary, so when the chance to review Stephanie In The Water came along I jumped at the chance. I knew nothing about the focus of...

mad max fury road

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer #2

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world...

sunday

Sunday

Spanning twenty four hours in the lives of Eve (Packed to the Rafters Camille Keenan) and Charlie (Dustin Clare of McLeod’s Daughters fame), New Zealand film Sunday takes a thoughtful look at the complexities...

elsa and fred

Elsa & Fred

A harmless remake of a 2005 Argentinian film that I haven’t seen. It’s as grandma-cinema as it looks. While the film didn’t look like my kind of thing, I found enough positive to arrive...

win justified season 5 bluray

WIN: Justified Season 5 BluRays

This season, Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) confronts the Crowes, a deadly, lawless family from Florida intent on settling in Harlan with new criminal enterprises in mind. Meanwhile, Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins)...

nightcrawler review

Nightcrawler

“Seatbelt, seatbelt, seatbelt”. A thrilling film and a bracing character study, with plenty o’ fun for the casual viewer and dark, awkward moments for the cinephiles. The film follows an odd Jake Gyllenhaal making...