THE MERGER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mark Grentell Stars: Damian Callinan, John Howard, Kate Mulvany, Rafferty Grierson, Fayssal Bazzi, Josh McConville, Angus McLaren, Penny Cook, Nick Cody, Sahil Saluja, Harry Tseng, Ben Knight, Stephen Hunter, Aaron Gocs. Football is the lifeblood of many small rural towns across Australia and provides a sense of community and belonging. There have been a few films that have explored the world of Aussie Rules football – The Great McCarthy (1975); The Club (1980), which was based on David Williamson’s satirical play about the Continue reading

THE INFINITE MAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Hugh Sullivan Stars: Josh McConville, Hannah Marshall, Alex Dimitriades. This is the second local production in as many months to feature time travel as a key narrative device. And I found the quirky The Infinite Man to be far more entertaining and enjoyable than the recent sci-fi head turning Predestination, especially when it comes to dealing with the paradoxes of time travel. It seems to have an internal logic that works. It also seems to have more energy and humour, and likeable characters. Like Groundhog Day and Eternal Sunshine Of Continue reading