THE RECKONING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John V Soto Stars: Jonathan Lapaglia, Viva Bianca, Hanna Mangan-Lawrence, Luke Hemsworth, Alex Williams, Amanda Dow. The crime thriller is one of the few genres that Australian film makers seem to do well, and we have a superior example of the genre with Felony currently screening. The low budget crime drama The Reckoning will unfortunately struggle to receive even half the accolades and recognition that Matthew Saville's drama has garnered. This low budget local crime drama will probably be cynically identified as that film that Continue reading

OVERHEARD 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Alan Mak and Felix Chong Stars: Shaun Lau, Louis Koo, Daniel Wu, Kenneth Tsang, Michelle Ye, Woo Fung, Kong Ngai, Felix Lok, Kwok Fung. This pacy thriller about high finance, greed, corruption, betrayal, murder and revenge is a sequel of sorts to Alan Mak and Felix Chong’s 2009 thriller Overheard. Although the film features the same three stars, albeit in different roles, and explores some similar themes, the writing and directing team of Mak and Chong take the material in a different direction. In Overheard, Shaun Lau, Louis Continue reading