Tag: australia-day

The Chain Reaction Review

The Chain Reaction Review

The Chain Reaction mixes then-topical anti-nuclear concerns with a conspiracy thriller. On Blu-ray from Umbrella Entertainment in its Ozploitation Classics line, it is reviewed for Australia Day.

Looking for Grace Review

Looking for Grace Review

A young girl goes missing in Sue Brooks's Looking for Grace, and the repercussions for her family and others are wide-reaching. Reviewed for Australia Day at The Digital Fix.

Breath Review

Breath Review

For Australia Day at The Digital Fix, Breath takes us back to the 1970s, and an older man comes between two childhood friends. Based on Tim Winton's novel, Breath is directed by and stars Simon Baker.

Age of Consent Review

Age of Consent Review

For Australia Day at The Digital Fix, Age of Consent, Michael Powell's last full-length feature as director, is an attractive story of older artist James Mason invigorated by younger Helen Mirren.

Sweet Country Review

Sweet Country Review

Justice itself is put on trial.

Australian Cinema and Me

Australian Cinema and Me

On Australia Day, a look back at the country's cinema from its origins to the present day.

Tanna Review

Tanna Review

A story of forbidden love, set and made on the Pacific Island of the title,

DVD Review: Golden Fiddles

DVD Review: Golden Fiddles

Reviewed for Australia Day, this 1991 miniseries from Mary Grant Bruce's novel follows the ups and downs of a family in 20s/30s Australia, on DVD from Umbrella Entertaiment.

Fair Game Review

Fair Game Review

Some down-and-dirty Ozploitation with Fair Game for Australia Day.

Ali's Wedding Review

Ali's Wedding Review

Australia Day continues with Ali's Wedding, a romantic comedy which shows that truth is stranger than fiction, on DVD from Madman Entertainment.

I Am Heath Ledger Review

I Am Heath Ledger Review

A look back at the life and films of Heath Ledger through his family and friends.