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 Film Fest presented a special screening of 2015’s The Dressmaker in Kino Lucerna last Friday in Prague and set the standards high for the upcoming festival from November 18-22. A promising introduction to the young festival with a well-received film that captures the spirit and weirdness of Australia.