SAVE YOUR LEGS Trailer Knocks It Out Of The Park

We've come a long way since Bodyline. While this staid period miniseries was a huge success for George Miller and Australian television, it didn't exactly launch cricket as a genre we started seeing more on screens - whether as a backdrop... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   
  

THE SAPPHIRES Wows Australian Box Office

I don't normally write box office reports, for good reason. Analyzing and comparing numbers for a story that replicates so many other better articles out there is a grueling and unrewarding task. However every so often there is a film that's worth the focus. The Sapphires is one such... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   
  

100 BLOODY ACRES Shreds Key Art

One of the highlights at the just-finished Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) this year was undoubtedly Colin and Cameron Cairnes' unhinged horror comedy 100 Bloody Acres. A perfect festival experience and one to see in a big midnight crowd, the... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   
  

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2012 Wrap-up

MIFF 2012 ended last night, well technically the night before was closing night but to allow punters their much needed rest, Saturday was the closing night party, but the sessions continued into Sunday. It has been nearly three weeks of... More »
  

HAIL Reigns Over MIFF 2012

Amiel Courtin-Wilson's latest journey with Daniel P. Jones - the autobiographical docu-drama Hail - has reached a significant milestone, with the movie taking out the top critics prize for best Australian feature in their hometown, at the Melbourne International Film Festival. The... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   
  

MIFF 2012 Review: MINE GAMES world premiere

The 61st Melbourne International Film festival is now underway! I will be bringing you coverage for Twitch as the days blitz by over nearly three weeks! Seven shallow, predictable and stereotyped vacationers are heading to their friends cabin in the woods (oh dear) in... More »
  

MIFF 2012 Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

A timid unsure man Gilderoy (Toby Jones) has just flown in from London to Italy and shuffles through the corridors of a nearly abandoned building. He is greeted coldly by a detached but beautiful secretary Elena (Tonia Sotiropoulou) who directs... More »
  

MIFF 2012 Review: 100 BLOODY ACRES Is A Bloody Good Time At The Movies

Here's a likely scenario for a fun genre piece: three friends Sophie (the lovely Anna McGahan) James (Oliver Ackland) and Wesley (James Kristian) are travelling through the countryside to a music festival, their car breaks down and amidst turbulent relations... More »
  

Sinister Reflections In ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY Poster!

Eron Sheean's debut feature Errors of the Human Body is having a dream genre festival run. After having its world premiere at the Fantasia Festival in July, the film is due to play Fantastic Fest, Film 4 FrightFest, plus a... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   
  

MIFF 2012 Review: WHORES' GLORY

The 61st Melbourne International Film festival is now underway! I will be bringing you coverage for Twitch as the days blitz by over nearly three weeks!A triptych. That's how Michael Glawogger's masterful documentary Whores' Glory begins. Three panels, each depicting women in the oldest profession... More »
  

MIFF 2012 Review: SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED

The 61st Melbourne International Film festival is now underway! I will be bringing you coverage for Twitch as the days blitz by over nearly three weeks! This is an amazing time for Melbourne when the city transforms into bustling, dedicated... More »
  

MIFF 2012: Bobcat Goldthwait, Beasts & Bloody Acres!

Australia's greatest -- and oldest -- film festival, the Melbourne International Film Festival, begins this week and pretty much everyone here (except perhaps the Principality of Hutt River) is counting down the days to Thursday's opening night premiere of The... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   
  

MIFF 2012: The Dark Side of Cinema

The internet is buzzing right now with thoughts on the 61st Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), one of the biggest and oldest film festivals in the world. Many thought provoking and hype-fused articles have surfaced with the official public availability of... More »
  

MIFF11 - MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and below is a review for just one of many diverse films screening.Martha is a confused and scared girl. She leaves the conflict of her normal life behind... More »
  

MIFF11 - JESS + MOSS Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and below is a review for just one of many diverse films screening. Jess (Sarah Hagan, who you might remember from Freaks and Geeeks) and Moss Austin Vickers)... More »
  

MIFF11 - JANE EYRE Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and if the initial below is a review for just one of many diverse films screening.Jane Eyre, unwanted as a child and brought up in a terribly bleak... More »
  

MIFF11 - THE FUTURE Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and if the initial below is a review for just one of many diverse films screening. Two disenfranchised people in their mid 30's decide to adopt a sick... More »
  

MIFF11 - MYSTERIES OF LISBON Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and if the initial days of screenings are anything to go by, it will definitely be one to remember. I have outlined some MIFF picks, and hope after... More »
  

MIFF11 - THE GUARD Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and if the initial days of screenings are anything to go by, it will definitely be one to remember. I have outlined some MIFF picks, and hope after... More »
  

MIFF11 - COLDFISH Review

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in its glorious 60th year and if the initial days of screenings are anything to go by, it will definitely be one to remember. I have outlined some MIFF picks, and hope after... More »
  
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