120 BPM review – the most authentic queer film in years

120 BPM or BPM (Beats Per Minute) is a non-traditional movie about HIV  in the sense that most of the film is spent in the heated debates of activist group ACT UP Paris, and when we finally see the searing physiological and psychological effects of the virus, it's brutal and unforgiving. This film doesn't hold back, and that's what puts it above the rest.

Justice League review – not Wonder Woman, but still an improvement

The long-anticipated Justice League is finally here, and it's totally fine. Amidst all the negative criticism and predictable Rotten Tomatoes backlash, it's still a fun and entertaining ride.

Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest 2017 – Poi E: The Story of Our Song review

Poi E is a charming and truly inspirational documentary about a song that transformed not just the Maori community, but the entire country of New Zealand. However, rather than presenting a run-of-the-mill biographical history of the song, the film focuses on the spirit of the people behind it.

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.