Tag: australian-film-reviews

The Siege of Pinchgut Blu-ray Review

Set in Sydney, The Siege of Pinchgut was the last film of Ealing Studios. Now on Blu-ray from Network.

I Am Woman Review

Strong. Invincible. Hear her roar. The story of Helen Reddy and her song which became an anthem for the feminist movement.

The Final Quarter Review

Made up entirely of archive footage, The Final Quarter tells of Australian Rules star Adam Goodes and his experience of racism on the pitch and off it.

Ride Like a Girl Review

The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup, a directing debut from Rachel Griffiths.

Muriel's Wedding Review

Twnety-five years on, Muriel and co arrive on streaming in the UK.

Bitter Springs Review

An adventure story of the Australian bush

The Australian Dream Review

A hard-hitting documentary on racism in Australian sport and society

The Overlanders Review

The first of five films Ealing Studios made in Australia, with an early lead role for Chips Rafferty, The Overlanders remains a classic. On Blu-ray from Network.

The Leunig Fragments Review

Michael Leunig is a household name as a cartoonist in Australia. This disquieting portrait finds the man somewhat out of reach.

Reaching Distance Review

A young man finds himself on a very strange bus journey in Reaching Distance

Swinging Safari Review

Stephan Elliott's fast-paced comedy of 70s Australia is at once affectionate, kitschy and savagely funny. Showing in the Oz Film Festival in London.

Blue Review

Blue takes us to various parts of the world intimately connected with the sea, and how they are under threat from overfishing and plastics pollution, and what we could do about it. Showing at the Oz Film Festival in London.

Ladies in Black Review

For Australia Day, the delightful comedy-drama Ladies in Black, directed by Bruce Beresford from the novel by Madeleine St John.

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Review

Back in cinemas for its twenty-fifth anniversary, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert is as fresh and camp as ever

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan Review

For Australia Day, Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan, about a battle in the Vietnam War where ANZAC soldiers held off a larger force of Vietnamese.

Walkabout Review

A key part of Nicolas Roeg's decade-and-a-half great run of films, Walkabout is released on Blu-ray by Umbrella Entertainment.

The Nightingale Review

Jennifer Kent's follow-up to The Babadook is a historical revenge drama, frequently impressive but at times a very tough watch.

Suzi Q Review

A pioneering female rocker, Suzi Quatro takes the spotlight in this documentary profile.