Film Review: WAKE IN FRIGHT (1971)

Film Review: WAKE IN FRIGHT (1971)

Feb 14, 2018

WAKE IN FRIGHT is a 70’s Oz-ploitation film set in the unforgiving barren Australian outback. Written by Evan Jones (based on the Kenneth Cook novel) and directed by Ted Kotcheff the film follows the story of John Grant. John is a young, handsome teacher who works begrudgingly in the small township of Tiboonda. Quite early on we learn that John’s only...

Film Review: AUSTRALIENS (2014)

Film Review: AUSTRALIENS (2014)

Feb 7, 2018

IMDb: Australiens (2014) Director: Joe Bauer Stars: Rita Artmann, Tamara McLaughlin, Lawrence Silver The synopsis reads as oddly as the film weaves itself: Ten year old, Australian born, Andi Gibson had what she describes as an encounter with a flying saucer. Although others think she is clearly insane to some degree, she begins to prove them wrong when extra-...

Film Review: CRUEL SUMMER (2016)

Film Review: CRUEL SUMMER (2016)

Feb 1, 2018

CRUEL SUMMER (2016) Cruel Summer is a 2016 dramatic thriller, written as a reflection of some horrifying events that took place in the UK in preceding years. The events involved attacks on teenagers with Autism and Asperger’s. Some cases resulted in physical assaults and sadly in another, murder. SYNOPSIS: Young Autism sufferer Danny enjoys the serenity and...

Film Review: HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017)

Film Review: HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017)

Jan 24, 2018

HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017) SYNOPSIS: Tree Gelbman is a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday in the bed of a student named Carter. As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that she’s experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she once again magically wakes up...

Film Review: ADAM CHAPLIN (2011)

Film Review: ADAM CHAPLIN (2011)

Jan 8, 2018

IMDb: ADAM CHAPLIN (2011) Directors: Emanuele De Santi, Giulio De Santi Stars: Emanuele De Santi, Valeria Sannino, Chiara Marfella Synopsis: Adam Chaplin investigates his wife’s murder and discovers mafia boss Denny, is involved. Unable to trust the corrupt police, Adam summons a demon to lead him to the murderer, if he does everything the demon...

Film Review: PRIMAL (2010)

Film Review: PRIMAL (2010)

Jul 21, 2017

PRIMAL (2010) has gained a following online in various countries and recently I was able to view the film for the first time (thank you David Sheldrick for being awesome for giving a copy to me). Personally I found PRIMAL an edgy and intense watch from the start. PRIMAL begins as usual, by setting the mood. First we meet the characters. Anja is played by Zoe...