Film Reviews

My Friend the Polish Girl Review

The relationship between a filmmaker and her subject becomes problematic in this faux-documentary, showing in the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival.

Varda By Agnès Review

A beautiful tribute to the late, great guerrilla filmmaker and visual artist Agnès Varda.

Gwen Review

Gothic skies foreshadow trouble for a mother and her two daughters

The Lion King Review

Disney's virtual cinematography breaks the circle of life

Okko's Inn Review

Kitarō Kōsaka's feature debut is rich, poignant, and beautifully made.

Stuber Review

Please rate your Stuber driver

Jaws Review

44 years on, is it safe to go in the water?

The Dead Don’t Die Review

Jim Jarmusch’s new film struggles to raise a pulse

Our Time Review

A cathartic look at Juan and Ester's emotionally thorny open marriage.

Only You Review

Romance and fertility issues combine in this UK indie

London Australian Film Festival: Suburban Wildlife Review

Closing night film of the 2019 London Australian Film Festival, Suburban Wildlife is an accomplished coming-of-age story of four Sydney twentysomethings, directed and co-written by Imogen McCluskey.

Midsommar Review

Let the festivities begin...

London Australian Film Festival: Backtrack Boys Review

A moving documentary about BackTrack, helping troubled teenagers finding a new purpose in life, reviewed from the London Australian Film Festival.

Knife + Heart Review

A film that shines with bright neon lights but even they cannot mask its weaknesses

London Australian Film Festival: Storm Boy Review

A new version of Colin Thiele's bestselling story, and a remake of the 1976 classic film, showing in the London Australian Film Festival.

Ibiza: The Silent Movie Review

The history of a clubbing landmark

London Australian Film Festival: Locusts Review

Plenty of twists and turns as a man returns to the outback town he grew up in and falls victim to an extortion racket.

London Australian Film Festival: Top End Wedding Review

A romantic comedy where the rom has happened and the com is due to making the wedding happen, Top End Wedding is a real crowdpleaser.