Review: The House That Jack Built (2018)

Master of the profoundly weird, Lars von Trier, is back after a five-year gap with the serial killer portrait The House That Jack Built, currently screening in selected cinemas across Australia through Monster Pictures and Umbrella Films. Set over a twelve-year period during the 1970s and 1980s in the State…

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Review: Lords of Chaos (2018)

Swedish-born filmmaker and drummer Jonas Åkerlund has quite the impressive resume with 139 credits as director, mostly various music videos for the likes of Roxette, Madonna and Metallica just to name a few. With a body of work spanning over thirty-years, Åkerlund adds to his respectable list of feature films…

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Review: In Like Flynn (2018)

Currently playing in cinemas across Australia through Umbrella Films, is the action-adventure biography of one of the country’s most beloved film stars, In Like Flynn, from veteran filmmaker Russell Mulcahy (Razorback). Starring newcomer Thomas Cocquerel as Tasmanian-born actor Errol Flynn, our story follows his roust-about early days of gambling, prizing…

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Review: The Merger (2018)

Despite exploring a different subject matter, actor and comedian Damian Callinan could easily be Australia’s answer to Chazz Palminteri, who similarly brought his successful and critically acclaimed one-man show, A Bronx Tale, to the big screen. With director Mark Grentell (Backyard Ashes) at the helm, The Merger, based on Callinan’s…

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