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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘Ride The Eagle’ is the perfect comedic escape

This is the surprise dramedy of the year and the most suitable film to take our minds away from these dark times during COVID-19, even if only for 90 minutes. America’s top comedian Jake Johnson produced, co-wrote and stars in what can best be described as humorous and pleasurable viewing. Johnson portrays a man who […]

THE NAKED CITY – SHAKE HANDS WITH DANGER!

These days school children have access to an almost unlimited range of audio visual material to expand their knowledge and hopefully shape their social responsibility. Much of it can be downloaded via the internet and viewed on a variety of devices. There was a time however when today’s digital technology was just a science fiction […]

‘Royal Jelly’ is a horror film for all the wrong reasons

Sometimes a movie can be so bad that’s it’s good but unfortunately this celluloid fodder is just downright awful! Imagine – a serious horror flick that surrounds a mysterious woman who grooms a young unsuspecting bee nerd teenager to be the next beehive’s queen bee! Laughable! Royal Jelly ticks all the wrong boxes. Poor direction, […]

Skin Crawling Wall Street Drama, ‘Mosquito State’

Reviewed by Jarrod Wolfhunter Mosquito State is a combination of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho meets Orwell’s 1984, meets Kafka’s Metamorphosis. The disturbing film follows the steady mental decline of Wall-Street savant, Richard Boca, into insanity. His physical transition from a professional - surrounded by alpha-bro-dudes - to limping monstrosity is harrowing. Boca is ravaged, […]

Envoy: Shark Cull

Society is taught to be terrified of sharks, but the more we learn of these ‘mankillers’ the more the fear subsides. There is a misconception – are sharks actually the victims? Marine biologists agree that sharks are not out hunting for humans and on the rare occasion when there is an attack it’s owing to […]

Edge Of The World

Edge Of The World tells the very interesting story of Indian-born, British soldier, Sir James Brooke who became Governor then Rajah of Sarawak, the largest state of Borneo, in 1841. The film is engaging from start to finish and is punctuated by a series of unexpected events that helps to capture audience attention. Cringe-worthy at […]