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The Shallows via iMessage

Down Under

“Nice jeans faggot!” hollered a voice as my colleague and I strolled home after work at 3am. “Fuck you cunts!” I offered back. Ches...

Ghostbusters via iMessage

Let's stop calling 'Mustang' the 'Turkish Virgin Sui...

“Not so long ago, in the East End of London, a Pakistani father murdered his only child, a daughter, because by making love to a white boy she had ...

A Bigger Splash

David Hockney’s A Bigger Splash (1967) is all pastel California hues, flat lines, stillness and (literal) reflection – disrupted by that white kick of water,...

Room

Jack, aged five, lives in hell. He doesn’t know it yet though because he’s being kept in the dark, literally and figuratively. His ferociously protective gua...

Carol

Carol is exquisite. Not just Cate Blanchett as the titular, restrained powerhouse of a character, but the whole film, all one hour and 58 dreamy minutes of i...

Suffragette reviewed by Dave

Ever since Bridesmaids, the cinemas have been inundated with a spate of women-centric comedies. The Heat, Spy, Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2, Trainwreck and...

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

As the end credits rolled on The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Marielle Heller’s haze-laced take on Phoebe Gloeckner’s semi-autobiographical novel, my friend and ...

The Overnight

Before reading through this year’s MIFF program, I didn’t even know Sex Comedy was a genre. But it is; “a comedy motivated by sexual situations and love affa...

Camp Doogs 2015: Launch Video

Camp Doogs is creeping up on us once again. It's the third consecutive year for the festival and in a business sense this one is make-or-break. Of co...

Revelation Film Festival 2015 for the Disorganised

Revelation Film Festival is once again upon us, an event that curates an array of top quality flicks. However like most programming of festivals shiz can get...

Love & Mercy

There's a gem of a moment in Love & Mercy, just after younger Brian Wilson (Paul Dano) drops acid for the first time. As the noises in his head start...

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear could very well have just been two hours of someone reading out a list of celebrity Scientologist names, and I'd have been wrapt. Beck, Elisa...

MADEgram pres. The True Cost

Recently my place of residence had a delivery of an industrial sewing machine – a great big beast that represents the V8 supercar of all needle bearing mecha...

Partisan

On the outskirts of a non-specific Eastern European town, where rundown slums and decaying architecture set a semi-post-apocalyptic scene, a concealed door i...

Appropriate Behaviour

We've all been there. You're in your twenties, you're in love, and when you decide to finally call it quits, all you're left with is a hefty ...

Clouds of Sils Maria

Though there are many clouds hovering above the Swiss township of Sils Maria, it's the Maloja Snake that the region is famous for. Blink (or, more likely...

Should you subscribe to Netflix Australia?

SIGNING UP: OK, so I sign up. I'm told I get one free month, and every month after that is $11.95 (because I want HD quality). “Don't worry yo...

Fishing with Eleventeen Eston

It's been 10 months now since Eleventeen Eston set the tone for summer with the release of Delta Horizon via LA label Not Not Fun. Since the release Pert...

While We're Young

Age is just a number – we're led to believe – unless you're in your late forties and featured in a Noah Baumbach film. There have been more op-ed pie...

It Follows

When they go to the movies together Issy and her dad have a long-running tradition of only seeing horror or disaster flicks (Freud's official term for th...

Mommy

Dieu merci Mommy's coming out in Australia a full month before Mother's Day, so you're not particularly tempted to take your own along. You'l...

Why Don't You Play In Hell?

The suspension of disbelief you need while watching cult Japanese director Sion Sono's latest film Why Don't You Play in Hell? is like balancing on a...

Dior and I

The true test of a good fashion documentary is when you manage to to get swept up, while wearing a seen-better-decades op shop shirt and a pair of jeans you ...

Mudlark, 'Resting on Hollow Laurels Resting'

Last year in January Mudlark released their debut EP Zimdahl on beautiful 12" 180-gram vinyl whilst its digital reflection still remains as a pay-what-y...

Flickerfest 2015

Who you share your movies with is important. See no home theatre set-up can combat with the film bud that's yelping, “what else can we watch?&rdquo...

Alliance Française French Film Festival for the Diso...

I once attended classes at the Alliance Française language school where the teacher was kind enough to let me assume a faux name when I was très disappointed...