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Melbourne International Film Festival 2018: Three Film Reviews

Climax When I tell people about Gaspar Noé’s films (likely often enough to constitute a social faux pas), I like ...
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MIFF 2017 Film Review: Australia Day

It hits hard and leaves bruises. Reviewing films at a festival, especially one as packed as the MIFF, you remember ...
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‘Human Traces’ – MIFF 2017

Though its characters lack motivation, Nic Gorman’s Human Traces is a finely executed and taught thriller. Nic Gorman’s first full ...
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‘The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capriccio’ – MIFF 2017

Less thinking, more feeling. ‘Don’t think. Feel!!!’ advises the poster for Takashi Miike’s The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capiccio. It’s ...
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‘Axolotl Overkill’ – MIFF 2017

German tale of boundless youth doesn’t quite go far enough. First published as a novel titled Axolotl Roadkill when its author ...
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‘Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts’ – MIFF 2017

American directors could learn a thing or two from Mouly Surya. On a desolate landscape in Indonesia where the sun ...
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Melbourne International Film Festival: Top 5 Australian Films

The 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival has arrived and, as usual, picking from the gargantuan list of films is an ...