Tag Archive: Melbourne International Film Festival

Girl Asleep gets bittersweet with maturity

Exquisitely encapsulates the struggle between adolescence and maturity with wide-eyed apprehension.

Review – Force Majeure

Force Majeure is a comedy of passive aggressiveness

Review – The Dirties

The Dirties redefines the found footage genre.

Review – Stations of the Cross

The experience of German fundamentalist Catholic guilt is suffocating in the superb Stations of the Cross

Review – The Imposter

The Imposter screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. There are stories you hear about a friend’s cousin’s sister’s best friend that tread the line between the truth and urban legend. ‘The Imposter’… Continue reading

Review – Room 237

‘Room 237’ screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ is over 30 years-old and the famous “Here’s Johnny” line may get all the attention, but the film’s enduring legacy… Continue reading

Review – Sound of my Voice

‘Sound of My Voice’ screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Cults are bad. It’s the premise of every film made about those groups that deal in mental manipulation and Kool-aid. ‘Sound of… Continue reading

Review – Mine Games

Mine Games screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Young people in horror/thriller movies are always lambs to the slaughter. Most of the time the experience may be a satisfying roast in the… Continue reading

Review – The Angels’ Share

‘The Angels’ Share’ screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Forgiveness is a powerful human trait. There are very few people who actually deserve it, but it can be a blessing for a… Continue reading