Netflix: The Ritual (2017)

Three years ago when Netflix officially arrived in Australia the underwhelming amount of content in comparison to the paradise of choice enjoyed elsewhere barely justified the monthly subscription fee. Now I feel the streaming service earns its keep every time I log in, with new titles appearing almost daily. One…

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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Having lived in a rural area since birth, the fabric of small town life and community is something I’ve come to observe more closely over the years. Comprising of more than just simple pleasures and modest living, there’s an inadequacy and attitude of complacency rife in my corner of the…

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DVD Review: Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Throughout their respective careers, director Sydney Pollack and screen icon Robert Redford collaborated on six distinguishable films between 1966 and 1990, spanning cinemas most loved genres. Without a doubt their most gripping venture is the highly secretive and deadly thriller Three Days of the Condor, which has just found it…

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Short Film Review: SLAPPER (2016)

Melbourne based filmmaker Luci Schroder serves up an unflinchingly raw slice of reality in the form of Slapper, a short feature which follows destitute teen Taylah, who is desperately in need of some quick cash for the morning-after-pill, following a brief and unceremonious sexual encounter. Shot unstylishly in my home…

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