Tag: Australian

Son of a Gun [2014]

The feature-length debut film by director Julius Avery (who won a Cannes Jury Prize for his short, Jerrycan, in 2008), Son of a Gun, is an Australian crime…

The Little Death [2014]

Josh Lawson’s directorial debut, The Little Death references an idiomatic french term that generally refers to the feeling of melancholy or clarity that immediately follows orgasm. It’s a clever…

Cut Snake [2014]

Quintessentially Australian crime, Cut Snake [2014], from director Tony Ayres, is a crime/thriller/love story set in Melbourne in 1974. The story follows Sparra (a badly shorn Alex Russell),…

Charlie’s Country [2014]

Directed by Rolf de Heer, and starring David Gulpilil, Charlie’s Country, their third collaboration (after The Tracker [2002] and Ten Canoes [2006] tells the story of an old…

Young Einstein [1988]

The last time I saw this movie was at the cinema in 1988. I was nine years old. I loved it. This watching, I didn’t enjoy the film…

Chopper [2000]

Released in 2000, based on Chopper: From the Inside – a book written by the notorious criminal, Mark Brandon ‘Chopper’ Read, Andrew Dominik’s Chopper became an immediate favourite…

Josh Jarman [2004]

Josh Jarman, is the first feature length film by, Pip Mushin, a writer, director, actor and producer of film, television, and the stage. The film showed at MIFF…