Zoe Carides

Outback case crawls towards action-packed finale.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: There is slow burn and then there is Mystery Road, writer-director Ivan Sen’s languid, dusty smalltown western set in a Queensland hinterland rife with racial tension, social malaise and organised crime. Superficially a...
Australian footy-themed melodrama fumbles, kicks few goals.
Thirty three years after he played the belligerent Aussie Rules football coach in The Club, Bruce Beresford’s film adapted from David Williamson’s play, Jack Thompson is back, bellowing and exhorting as the coach in Blinder....
A life without revenge is like a night without a moon!
In 1943, on the island of Crete, pro- and anti-fascists are fighting one other. When Alexandros is shot by Vasilli, his widow vows vengeance, initiating a vendetta which continues on to the present day. When some elderly Cretans living in...