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4

Poor

The Eye of the Storm review

It's been 10 years since we last saw a movie from veteran Aussie director Schepisi. It Runs in the Family featuring the Douglas clan was his last film credit, though...

8

Great

Snowtown review

Snowtown is one of those films in which you must brace yourself before the experience. It's a drama that does not pull it's punches and will certainly not be for everyone.

8

Great

Goemon review

Bonkers. If there’s one word that sums up Goemon, it’s bonkers. From start to finish, Goemon is one long sequence of gravity-defying action, hyperactive camera-work and colour-drenched cinematography played out...

4

Poor

Norwegian Wood review

Adapted from Haruki Murakami’s novel, Norwegian Wood is beautifully shot but lacks emotional impact. Set in late 1960s Tokyo, it focuses on Toru (Matsuyama), a young student negotiating a series...

10

Superb

Cell 211 (Celda 211) review

Juan (Ammann) is one day away from starting a new job as a prison guard. Eager to make a good first impression, he asks for a tour of the facility...

0

Kaboom review ?

Greg Araki's latest is bonkers to be sure, but a bust too – an overstuffed exercise in ineffable naffness. Though his cast are easy on the eye.

5

Average

The Silent House (La casa muda) review

Filmmaking is a tough enough business as it is without directors making it even harder than it needs to be (although stories abound regarding certain prima donnas said to be...

8

Great

The Loved Ones review

The horror genre has seen a resurgence in Australia thanks to brilliant fare such as Rogue and Wolf Creek.

8

Great

Piranha 3D review

Looking for a film with bucketloads of blood, boats and boobs? Well, you won't be disappointed – Piranha 3D has more of each than you could poke a pointy-toothed prehistoric...

7

Good

Beautiful Kate review

Hands up who can tell me the last time a genuinely good movie came out of Australia? It seems a fair while back that a credible achievement arose from that...