Halloween review – a worthy follow-up to the 1978 classic

Halloween is an exhilarating and entertaining horror film that's not only one of the best recent slasher films, but the best outing in the franchise for a long time. Bloody good fun.

Once Were Warriors and more to screen at Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest

This year, the 5th edition of the wonderful Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest presents a diverse programme of Aussie and Kiwi culture, which includes traditional food, live music and dance, as well as the always impressive line-up of films, including a special screening of the Kiwi award-winning classic Once Were Warriors. The festival will take place in Kino Lucerna and Kino Ponrepo from November 2 - 7.

First Man review – wonderfully human, not heroic

First Man is a refreshing take on a story we've heard a million times. It's an 'apollo movie' that's been stripped of its patriotism and heroics, and instead focuses on brutal realism and success through failure.

The House That Jack Built review – violence imitates art imitates violence

The new Lars von Trier film The House That Jack Built is packed to the brim with violence and controversy, as you may have already guessed. The director seems to be making a bold statement about the art world that starts off as intriguing but soon becomes an overexaggerated blunder that services no one but the director himself.

King Skate review – Czechoslovak history through the eyes of skate legends

Šimon Šafránek's new documentary King Skate is a playful and thought-provoking look at Czechoslovak history through the freedom of skateboarding... plus the soundtrack is awesome.