HOUNDS OF LOVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ben Young Stars: Stephen Curry, Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Susie Porter, Harrison Gilbertson, Damian De Montemas. Australian filmmakers have produced some tough, gritty uncompromising crime dramas in the past, with films like Romper Stomper, The Boys, Animal Kingdom, and Snowtown all exploring the darker side of the Australian male psyche. Although stylish and well made, they were all tough films to sit through. The new Australian drama Hounds Of Love is similarly an oppressive, uncomfortable and challenging film to sit Continue reading

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Scott Frank Stars: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Brian Bradley, David Harbour, Adam David Thompson, Boyd Holbrook, Sebastian Roache, Mark Consuelo, Danielle Rose Russell. Of the four crime thrillers released in local cinemas this week, this dark, grim and gritty crime drama is easily the pick of the bunch. A Walk Among The Tombstones also sees Liam Neeson back in action hero mode, which should be more than enough to please those who enjoyed his reinvention through films like Taken and Nonstop. This dark, gritty thriller has been adapted Continue reading