Film Reviews

Babel

Review by © Jane Freebury This international story takes place over a few days, linking locations deep in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, with the… Read More »Babel

Macbeth

Review by Jane Freebury The stories behind the infamous gangland murders in Melbourne are worth a movie or two in their own right and hardly… Read More »Macbeth

Kenny

Review by Jane Freebury Shit happens. Kenny and his crew know all about that, because their jobs depend on it. Kenny (Shane Jacobson) half-heartedly tries… Read More »Kenny

Jindabyne

Review by Jane Freebury It would be interesting to see what director Ray Lawrence could do with a genre thriller, because he is a master… Read More »Jindabyne

Last Days

Review by © Jane Freebury Clambering through leafy woods and taking a dip in a mountain stream is not what you’d expect a drug addled… Read More »Last Days

2046

Review by © Jane Freebury The year 2046 is the last of the ‘50 years without change’ that China promised Hong Kong from 1997. It’s… Read More »2046

Downfall

Review by © Jane Freebury The face of actor Bruno Ganz, his gentle, impish features transformed by the intensity of performance in this portrayal of… Read More »Downfall

Head-On

Review by © Jane Freebury Experiencing this striking new movie from Turkish-German director Fatih Akin is like colliding with an artist’s pent-up fury and frustration.… Read More »Head-On