Tag: MIFF

An open letter to MIFF audiences.

Dear MIFF audiences.   You all know to turn off your phones. You know about not chewing too loudly or messing about with noisy pre-packaged food packages. You…

Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? [2013]

If over the last few years you haven’t been too much of a Luddite to get into podcasts and realise the endless potential of AM Radio-style discussions by…

R100 [2013]

Named after the rather foolish idea that the classification of this film should be Restricted to 100 years and over, R100 by Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto (generally Machan),…

Sakasama no Patema (Patema Inverted) [2013]

Directed by relative newcomer, Yasuhiro Yoshiura, who previously wrote and directed Eve no Jikan (Time of Eve) [2010] and the Eve no Jikan television series [2008], Sakasama no…

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),…

Adieu au Langage (Goodbye to Language) [2014]

Jean-Luc Godard is old. Adieu au Langage (Goodbye to Language) is about the 115th film he’s directed, give or take… He uses 3D a lot. There are many…

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon [2013]

Although it feels too much like stargazing, or rampant fan worship, along with a liberal sprinkle of ‘ode to Shep Gordon the nicest man who ever lived’, Supermensch:…