Monthly Archives: June 2015

Strangerland Tackles the Australian Myth

This review originally appeared on The Film Experience. Kim Farrant’s Strangerland is deeply, uncomfortably Australian. In many ways, it goes right to the heart of the country as a family infiltrate a place that is unfamiliar and even hostile to … Continue reading

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54: The Director’s Cut Rises Like a Phoenix

This review was originally published on The Film Experience. The history behind Mark Christopher’s wannabe decadent, sexually-charged disco epic 54 is almost as interesting as the real life nightclub it uses as its setting. Originally conceived as a disco-themed coming-of-age … Continue reading

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Photocopy Frights in Poltergeist

Remakes can be many different things. Despite all the energy spent complaining about them, we wouldn’t probably have what we know as horror if it weren’t for remakes, and we certainly wouldn’t have many of the films that we now … Continue reading

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