Movie Barf’s Top 20 films of 2016

There’s no point in hiding it; 2016 was a rubbish year. But let’s be positive and look at the good stuff, shall we? It certainly wasn’t a bad year for movies, if you forget about the disastrous summer of sequels, prequels, spin-offs and reboots that fell flat on their faces. Batman v Superman and Independence Day Resurgence being two of the worst. “Saaaaaave Maaartha!” What was that all about?

Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest: Hunt for the Wilderpeople review

Wilderpeople is an inspiring coming-of-age adventure through the beautiful Kiwi wilderness. In the tradition of road movies like Thelma and Louise or self-discovery adventures like Into the Wild, but with two lovable scoundrels that show off the charming wit and immense talent of this film’s cast and crew, especially director Taika Waititi.

Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest 2016 programme

The Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest is kicking off this weekend in Prague and there’s a tasty helping of titles to sink your teeth into. From the 18th to the 23rd of November in cinemas Kino Lucerna and Kino Ponrepo, delve into international hits like Taika Waititis’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople, classics like Australian Wake in Fright, or check out the short film programme in Ponrepo. Both Australia and New Zealand have a thriving and diverse film industry that needs constant attention, especially in countries like the Czech Republic where we share much of the same taste and cynical sense of humour.