Tag: australian-television-reviews

DVD Review: The Battlers

For Australia Day at The Digital Fix, a warm love story set in the Depression, starring Gary Sweet and Jacqueline McKenzie, based on the novel by Kylie Tennant. This 1994 miniseries is released on DVD by Umbrella Entertainment.

DVD Review: Wake in Fright

A Southern Hemisphere Christmas story, but not much in the way of peace on Earth and goodwill to all folks. First there was a novel, then the 1971 film, now a two-part television miniseries.

DVD Review: Friday on My Mind

Friday on My Mind, tells the story of The Easybeats, the great Australian rock band of the 1960s, in an engaging two-part miniseries.

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.

The Shiralee (1987) - DVD Review

D'Arcy Niland's classic novel, as a miniseries from 1987, starring Bryan Brown and Rebecca Smart, on DVD from Umbrella Entertainment.

INXS: Never Tear Us Apart

The life and death of Michael Hutchence, in this miniseries reviewed for Australia Day.

The Code

Corruption in high places in this Australian political thriller, out on DVD.

Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities

Reviewed for Australia Day, the second series of the true-crime drama Underbelly.

Underbelly: Season One

The first season of the Australian true-crime series, depicting events in the Melbourne gangland war between 1995 and 2004.