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Sci-Fi Film Fest 2021

Beam me up Scotty! The 12th Sci-Fi Film Festival has finally arrived in Sydney and lovers of quality science fiction and fantasy films should be delighted with the curated program. Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns and the uncertainty as to whether cinemas would be reopened in time to host this film festival, it was […]

Korean Film Festival 2021

The Korean Film Festival returns to the big screen this year, with a program of 22 of the finest films from small arthouse films to action packed thrillers. Francis Lee, Festival Programmer, explained that Korean films are produced by world standard high-quality filmmakers and have such a distinctive character compared to those from Hollywood or […]

Interview With Tom Waller: Director of ‘The Cave’

Film Director Tom Waller gives an insightful interview about the making of his new film The Cave, the true story of the incredible rescue mission of a young soccer team, who became trapped in a flooded cave at Tham Luang in Chiang Rai, North Thailand in 2018. WHAT WAS THE THOUGHT PROCESS IN PRODUCING A […]

2018 Thai cave rescue comes to the big screen in ‘The Cave’

In 2018 the real-life rescue of a young soccer team in the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand made headlines all over the world and now the first film produced depicting the gruelling rescue mission is available to watch on digital platforms. Soon after the announcement was made; “We have a problem… some […]

‘The Old Ways’ is a South American spin on an exorcism

Directed by Christopher Alender The Old Ways presents a classic tale of possession, both demonic and personal, with a fresh South American twist. In the film we follow Cristina Lopez (Brigitte Kali), a Mexican-American journalist, who decides to travel back to her home town in order to do a story investigating ancient spiritual practices. Upon her […]

Aboriginal deaths in custody investigated in The Bowraville Murders

When one of three Aboriginal children vanished in the small-populated town of Bowraville, NSW in 1990, the initial response the parents received when reported to the police was, “What do you want me to do about it? I’m about to knock off.” Compelling viewing this documentary deals with the racism the Aboriginal community experienced from […]

The Children In The Pictures delves into the darkest recesses of the internet

BY JARROD WOLFHUNTER The Children In The Pictures is a hard-hitting documentary following the investigations of an international network of authorities as they rescue children from the sleazy, squalid world of child exploitation. Task Force Argos is the notorious Australian-based police investigative team acting as a ‘thin blue line’ between a functioning, healthy society and […]

Nicholas Cage serves up a Michelin star worthy dish in ‘Pig’

Nicholas Cage's latest outing has him portraying Robin Feld, a recluse living in the wilderness of Oregon with only the companionship of his prized truffle hunting pig. When this peaceful existence is destroyed by intruders who steal his pig Robin must return to the city and his old life to retrieve his beloved companion. Unlike […]

Australian film ‘Disclosure’ is powerful & captivating

This Aussie flick concerns child abuse of an extraordinary nature and highlights that powerful and captivating films can be produced on a shoestring budget. The premise is absorbing. What would you do if your children told you they were subject to some kind of abuse? Would you act upon the alleged abuse or believe that […]

Terror rises in It Came From Below

Plop, drip, plop are the scary sounds in It Came From Below, another story about youngsters venturing into ill-advised scenarios, in this case an underground cave. Brother and sister, somewhat estranged, come together as the sister wants to vindicate her father’s research. Coming along for the midnight picnic of the creeps is the brother’s girlfriend, […]