Bum notes abound in daft orchestra tale.
In her feature debut, A Heartbeat Away, leading Australian theatre director Gale Edwards (The Boy From Oz, the West End revival of Jesus Christ Superstar) attempts to supplant the dull grip of provincial realism on local filmmaking. In her take...
Static factory drama lacks cinematic qualities.
A certain kind of male rage is the subject of writer/director Mark Fitzpatrick’s The Nothing Men. It’s the kind of anger that comes out of a feeling of waste, of learning that you are of no use to anyone, anymore. The blokes here wear 'wife...
A strong and honest melodrama about real people.
Matching Jack has a squirmy kind of emotional truth to it. It’s funny, but it’s not a comedy. It has graphic and harrowing scenes where young kids, cancer sufferers, must endure the awful symptoms of a terrible disease; or else undergo painful...