Category Archive: film review

Film Review: Terminator 2 Judgment Day 3D

James Cameron’s 4k restoration of Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D breathes life into a film whose rerelease celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Review: Madame at Sydney Film Festival

We were at the World Premiere of Madame, at Sydney Film Festival. Here’s Addy Fong’s review and pictures from the night.

Review: Happy End at Sydney Film Festival

Michael Hanake’s Happy End is not a happy film, presenting to a us quite bleak observations on the life of a family living in Calais.

Film Review: The Other Side of Hope

Unfortunately, the reality is that the comedic licence expressed by The Other Side of Hope is hauntingly close to the truth.

Photos & Review: Una at Sydney Film Festival

We sent Addy Fong to the State Theatre screening of Una at Sydney Film Festival. Check out her photos and review.

Review: The Untamed at Sydney Film Festival

Amat Escalante’s The Untamed does not hold back in its portrayal of sex as something that evokes both fear and curiosity.

Film Review: 20th Century Women

20th Century Women explores the nature of what it means to grow up amongst cultural change, where conflicting ideologies surface.

Film review: Things to Come

Mia Hansen-Løve’s ‘Things to Come’ reassures us that the opportunity of reinventing oneself is all about perspective.

Review: Berlin Syndrome is a survival story

Berlin Syndrome tells of the complex relationship that emerges between an Australian photographer and charismatic Berlin local.

Film Review: Loving deals with what matters

Written and directed by Jeff Nichols, Loving tells the story of an an interracial couple in the 1960s and their mistreatment.

Review: Toni Erdmann is funny and tender

Toni Erdmann is a genuinely funny film. It garners its laughs from its strangeness, its awkwardness, its silliness and its surreality.

Film review: Paterson is worth every moment

In Jim Jarmusch’s most melancholy indie tome to date, Adam Driver plays a 30-something bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey.