Tag: Australia

REVIEW: Death in Brunswick (1990)

Carl Fitzgerald (Sam Neill) is a lifelong underachiever who takes a job as a chef in a Melbourne nightclub. There he meets and falls for bartender Sophie (Zoe Carides), and falls under the suspicious eye of club bouncer Laurie (Boris Brkic). When a drug-dealing co-worker is killed with Carl's unwilling involvement, his attempts to avoid ...

REVIEW: The Nightingale (2018)

When Irish convict Clare (Aising Franciosi) suffers an unimaginable injustice, she sets out across the Tasmanian wilderness on a quest for revenge. Aiding her on her travels is an Indigenous tracker named Billy (Baykali Ganambarr), who faces personal tragedies of his own. Jennifer Kent made an enormous impact with her first feature, the 2014 horror ...

REVIEW: Crackerjack (2002)

Jack Simpson (Mick Molloy) is a Melbourne slacker who uses three bowling club memberships to score cheap parking in the city's inner south - and to rent parking spaces to his workmates. When he is unexpectedly called up to attend the club and bowl competitively, he finds an unfamiliar world of cheap beer and aged ...

REVIEW: Top End Wedding (2019)

Lauren (Miranda Tapsell) is an ambitious lawyer working in Adelaide. When her boyfriend Ned (Gwilym Lee) proposes to her - and proposes getting married straight away - Lauren immediately plans a wedding in Darwin near friends and family. Once in Darwin, however, she finds her mother has gone missing and there are only a few ...

REVIEW: Sweet Country (2017)

1923. Sam (Hamilton Morris) is an indigenous farm worker working for the obsessively Christian immigrant Fred Smith (Sam Neill). While Smith is away on business, an altercation with a neighbouring farmer (Ewen Leslie) sees that farmer dead and Sam on the run from the local police sergeant Fletcher (Bryan Brown). If you have not seen Sweet ...