Palm Springs is a colourful and fun take on the time-loop sub-genre; a genre that has been poked and prodded in every which way for decades since Groundhog Day. If you’re looking for a summer flick filled with light laughs, this one is for you. In saying that though, Palm Springs also cynical and bittersweet at times.
Jojo Rabbit review – Taika Waititi’s inventive WWII satire is hilarious
Taika Waititi’s new film is a creative take on WWII misery and is absolutely hilarious at times, as it is upsetting, and unfortunately that does mean it’s a little tonally off, but its strength is in its children – they drive this film. And the debut performance of Roman Griffin Davis as the lovable Nazi-obsessed ‘Jojo’ is one of the most memorable of the year.
5 reasons to watch ‘200 Cigarettes’ this NYE
200 Cigarettes is a gem of a New Year’s Eve ensemble comedy starring A LOT of talented Hollywood actors including Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chapelle, Martha Plimpton, Kate Hudson, Janeane Garofalo, Courtney Love, Christina Ricci and Paul Rudd just to name a few.
Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest 2017 – Ali’s Wedding review
This year’s Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest opener is a heartwarming (true) love story of epic proportion. Ali’s Wedding, although sometimes a little too sweet for my taste, is an ambitious and refreshingly unconventional love story of a minority that’s still very misunderstood in Australia.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer review – exquisite taboo horror
Currently screening at Prague’s Be2Can, The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a wild, unconventional, and wholly unpredictable horror film with tremendous psychological depth, which somehow blends seamlessly with director Yorgos Lanthimos’ signature quickfire wit and dialogue.
Lemon trailer – Wes Anderson meets Coen Brothers?
Directed by Janicza Bravo, Lemon is set to be one of the most twisted indie comedies of the year.
Glow trailer – female wrestling comedy on Netflix
New Netflix comedy series Glow (Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling) sees Alison Brie smack some b-tches up.
Catfight review – a black and blue indie comedy
A refreshing and hilarious take on modern politics through the insane rivalry and rage of two former college friends. A relevant commentary on the state of the world right now.
Febio Fest: Sing Street review
A wonderful feel good romp, bursting at the seams with nostalgia and classic 80s tunes. It’s Once but with lovable teenage misfits.
Catfight trailer – Anne Heche beats up Sandra Oh
‘A black and blue comedy’ – a pretty accurate tagline for Catfight, a movie that sees Anne Heche and Sandra Oh literally beating each other into comas. This trailer is intense… and hilarious.