• Sundance Film Festival 2014 – Our Most Anticipated Films

    The 2014 Sundance Film Festival wrapped up last month. Amongst the films screened included the hotly anticipated The Raid 2, which received overwhelmingly positive praise from critics and audiences alike. Needless to say, we’re all huge fans of 2011’s The Raid and are unabashedly excited for the sequel, which hits theatres in April. But it wasn’t all about The...
  • Review – Lone Survivor

    Lone Survivor chronicles the true story of Operation Red Wings, a covert military mission in 2005 to capture or kill an important Taliban figure in Afghanistan’s Kunar province. A four man Navy SEAL team are inserted into the area for reconnaissance purposes but operation difficulties lead the men into...
  • Trailer Watch – Neighbors

    You need not live in fear, this Trailer Watch is not about the Australian day time soap making its big screen debut. Neighbors is a frat comedy from Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller and the people that brought us This is the End. The parents of a newborn baby face...
  • Trailer Watch – The Raid 2: Berandal

    The Raid: Redemption, prequel to The Raid 2: Berandal has left quite the legacy to fulfil. Credited by some as an action renaissance reconciling cinephiles to the genre, and as a break through in the martial arts genre. It delivered action sequences so beautifully choreographed that the only giveaway...
  • Review – Wolf of Wall Street

    Watching Leonardo DiCaprio writhing like a new born on the floor of a country club after ingesting half a jar of Quaaludes is a strange experience: it’s hilarious, it’s a brilliant piece of acting, but it’s also very uncomfortable. Sort of like the rest of the film. Marking the fifth collaboration...
  • Most Anticipated Films of 2014 #13 – Nymphomaniac (Parts I & II)

    Lars von Trier has always been one to spark controversy, so it’ll be a disappointment this time if at least one audience member doesn’t walk out half way through. Following the gruesome Antichrist and the sci-fi-esque Melancholia, Nymphomaniac chronicles the sexual exploits of Joe (played by Stacy Martin and von Trier regular...
  • Most Anticipated Films of 2014 #12 – Only Lovers Left Alive

    From Dead Man director and silver fox Jim Jarmusch comes yet another addition to the vampire sub-genre, only this time we have the pleasure of seeing self-proclaimed Norse God Tom Hiddleston and the White Witch herself Tilda Swinton playing the undead parasites. Hiddleston is one of those long-haired musicians whose...