Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Damien Power Stars: Aaron Pederson, Ian Meadows, Harriet Dyer, Aaron Glenane, Julian Garner, Maya Stange, Tiarnie Coupland. Just when you thought it was safe to venture back into the woods along comes this nifty thriller in which a weekend camping trip to the beach turns into a battle for survival. This taut thriller is the debut feature film for from Australian writer/director Damien Power, a short film maker whose Peekaboo screened at the St Kilda Film Festival a couple of years ago. The use of the bucolic outback setting to Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Sotiris Dounoukos Stars: Maggie Naouri, Jerome Meyer, Sacha Joseph, Jackson Tozer, Gia Carides, Tony Nikolapopoulos. This true crime story again proves that often truth is stranger than fiction. In 1997, Anu Singh (played by Maggie Naouri, from Wentworth, etc), a law student at the Australian National University, killed her boyfriend Joe Cinque (Jerome Meyer) with a fatal heroin overdose following a dinner party at their house. Some of the guests had heard about her plans but did nothing to warn Joe or stop her. Joe was a quiet Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Leon Ford Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Patrick Brammell, Toby Schmitz, Maeve Dermody. Following closely on the footsteps of the superb comic book-like Kick-Ass comes another story of a young man and social misfit who aspires to be a superhero. But Griff The Invisible is not exactly a pleasant and similarly enjoyable experience. This quirky Australian film delves into more darker and psychologically disturbing territory, and the central protagonist comes across more as a cross between Kick-Ass’s naïve wannabe superhero and Nina, the Continue reading