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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
87% Deerskin (2020) Coming off like an unbridled hybrid of a lost Twilight Zone episode, an R-rated Monty Python sketch, and a slasher movie by way of Quentin Tarantino‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2020
4/5 94% Yes, God, Yes (2020) May not be the laugh-out-loud "sex" comedy you expect, its honesty in portraying the oft-embarrassing feelings that teenagers deal with on a daily basis earn it an engrossment it may not have managed had it fallen on expected tropes‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2020
88% The Vigil (2019) A film that's naturally unsettling doesn't need the garnish, and it's a shame The Vigil felt like it couldn't rely on its organic, intellectual terror‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
2.5/5 65% The Burnt Orange Heresy (2020) Wants to appear as a smarter, more cunning version of the film we ultimately get‐ Brisbanista
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2020
4/5 92% Babyteeth (2020) Manages to avoid most of the genre cliches, thanks to a mindset that isn't afraid to be messy, frustrating and, at times, darkly comedic.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2020
50% Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) The posed question of Where'd You Go, Bernadette? isn't one that we feel the need to answer, rather we'd listen to the response with middling enthusiasm.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2020
4.5/5 84% Waves (2019) Both a stirring and sobering experience, a film that tests your nerves before calming them exponentially‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2020
92% Relic (2020) It pushes its emotional agenda as much as it intends to operate as a horror movie, further advancing Australia's ability to create genuinely distressing genre features‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
75% The Wretched (2020) Proves the slightest of twists and turns in a familiar tale is enough to derive genre-specific pleasure‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2020
94% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) Any film that allows us the opportunity to view Tilda Swinton expressing her distain for donkeys has to be worth a division of a pass‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
3.5/5 89% Dogs Don't Wear Pants (Koirat eivät käytä housuja) (2019) An alarmingly sex-positive and quite introspective film that normalises both the professional world of BDSM-inspired employ and the clientele that indulge their senses‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
9% Force of Nature (2020) Not worth its weight in issues, ultimately playing out as the most generic, uninspired thriller that fails to make good on any of its bonkers ingredients.‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2020
2/5 63% Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) Given how extravagant Eurovision is in its own right, and the fact that we've seen films based around niche competitions succeed in spite of their uniqueness ... Fire Saga should have been a far more entertaining product‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2020
100% Jack & Yaya (2020) Very much the type of film 2020 needs at this moment‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2020
1.5/5 13% Darkness Falls (2020) Despite seeming investigation on this particular type of genre, [writer Giles] Daoust and director Julien Seri aren't able to lift this cloddish thriller to the B-grade sensibility it wants to settle for.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2020
73% The King of Staten Island (2020) Those expecting a comedy on par with [Judd] Apatow's previous, celebrated work ... will be disappointed, with the film surviving more so as a showcase for [Pete] Davidson's capabilities as a performer.‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2020
70% Becky (2020) Watching a young girl protect her own environment with gusto from a collective of neo-nazis in the most R-rated of ways certainly has its genre-specific charm.‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
38% The Dinner Party (2020) It would've been more in tune with its temperament to own its mean streak without the necessity of overt exposition.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2020
3/5 92% End of Sentence (2020) Manages to twist the standard fractured-relationship-of-father-and-son into something more ethereal.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted May 28, 2020
3/5 65% The Lovebirds (2020) The combined charisma of Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae is bright enough to keep us an audience tethered to their brisk 86 minute operation.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted May 23, 2020
4/5 92% The Assistant (2020) A film designed more to educate and shine a light on the manipulative practices of the industry we so often use as an escape rather than specifically entertain, The Assistant is an uncomfortable experience, but a necessary one.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted May 18, 2020
3.5/5 86% Angelfish (2019) A delicate romance set in early 90's New York where the parallels of the city's hardships and that of a blossoming relationship run in unison.‐ Brisbanista
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
86% Color Out of Space (2020) Not going to be a movie for everyone ... but after years of stepping away from feature filmmaking, you have to at least admire [Richard] Stanley for creating something that's distinctly his own.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
2/5 No Score Yet Savage Attraction (1983) Ultimately adds up to little more than a Lifetime movie with sporadic moments of exploitation thrown-in in a bid to make it appear more sinister than it truly is.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted May 4, 2020
3/5 68% The Flood (2019) There is a sense of realism laced underneath the narrative melodrama.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
2.5/5 43% Endings, Beginnings (2020) A well-intentioned drama that can't commit to the sentiment it wants to convey.‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2020
1/5 No Score Yet Dead by Dawn (2020) Can't overcome a less-than-inspired script and a series of performances that siphon out any of the film's tension.‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
4/5 94% Come As You Are (2020) In inviting us to experience both the joy and pain these characters encounter, it provides the jolt the road-trip-comedy model so desperately needs.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
56% The Hunt (2020) [The Hunt] is hardly the politically-biased horror film it was dubbed. Instead, it's skewering both sides of the political divide - and all with a healthy, and occasionally bloody, sense of humour.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
3.5/5 66% Almost Love (2020) Whilst not the most original film, Almost Love evokes the sense of freshness due to its frank depictions of relationships, both romantic and platonic.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
5/5 89% Banana Split (2020) Thanks to a genuine script and an honest mentality... its view on relationships in all their forms should resonate with audiences, especially young women.‐ crpWrites
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
3.5/5 87% Come to Daddy (2020) A pitch black comedic thriller that director Ant Timpson bathes in gory oddity.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2020
3.5/5 88% Onward (2020) With so much of Disney's back catalogue leaning heavily into narratives that speak to girls and young women of the self-assurance and strength they possess, it's a refreshing change of pace for Onward to address something of similar value to boys.‐ Brisbanista
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2020
3.5/5 88% Swallow (2020) Transcends its potentially nauseating core to deliver a deep, at times dark tale that wholly understands and respects its unique subject matter.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2020
61% The Current War: Director's Cut (2019) Given the drama and determination behind the film, one could readily assume it's a drama worthy of its trouble. You'd think, wouldn't you?‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2020
2.5/5 44% Shooting Heroin (2020) A noble idea marred by melodramatics.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2020
3.5/5 91% The Carnivores (2020) Audiences with a penchant for the abstract and enigmatic are likely to find enjoyment in [Caleb Michael] Johnson's complex character study.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
94% Honey Boy (2019) Is quite remarkable in its softness, in its emotion, and in [Shia LaBeouf's] heartfelt manner in showing his dad the type of love he deserved when he needed it the most.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
30% Bloodshot (2020) Basically, if you ask yourself "why" throughout a large portion of Bloodshot ... then your overthinking process will entirely destroy any type of enjoyment you may gather from this goofy experience.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2020
82% Queen & Slim (2019) An immersive experience that transcends its road-movie constraints.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
3.5/5 83% The Way Back (2020) It's ultimately a better, more emotionally devastating picture when the facets of [Ben] Affleck's flawed identity are the focus‐ Brisbanista
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
90% Dark Waters (2019) The film succeeds at showcasing a silent horror, something that feels organic to the proceedings and not an unnecessary exaggeration.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
3/5 38% Downhill (2020) Serviceable and uncomplicated.‐ Brisbanista
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
2/5 65% Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020) There's a distinct lack of energy here, and sadly no amount of opulent locations or lavish costuming can compensate for a film void of verve. ‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
50% The Wishmas Tree (2020) I can only imagine the filmmakers wished for a cinema release for this one as this is TV fodder at best.‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
4/5 91% The Invisible Man (2020) [Leigh Whannell] has streamlined his ingredients and kept it simple at its core, slowly building out the terror from there, resulting in an all-too-slick, psychological thriller that demands to be seen.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
62% The Call of the Wild (2020) Nostalgic, return-to-the-origins-of-family-viewing material that takes pride in its heavy-handedness‐ This is Film
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
3.5/5 84% Patti Cake$ (2017) Owns its cliched outline and flips it confidently with a welcome sense of wit, cynicism, and conviction. ‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020
3/5 34% American Assassin (2017) Not the type of film to break convention or shake-up the action genre in any way but, much like the film's competent lead ... it gets the job done.‐ The AU Review
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020