Tag: ★★★1/2

AFFFF review: Wùlu

Breathtaking West African thriller with political clout signals a new directorial talent. Ibrahim Koma is also excellent. Announcing a talent to watch, French-Malian director Daouda Coulibaly’s debut feature Wùlu, currently screening as part of this […]

Review: The Love Witch

Technicolour magic infuses this wild subversion of male gaze horror and sexploitation flicks. Samantha Robinson is sublime. There’s a strange quality to writer/director, producer and editor Anna Biller’s feminist re-envisioning of 60s and 70s occult […]

Review: Trolls

It’s all bright colours, high energy, instantly forgettable fun in DreamWorks Animation’s latest outing. Complimented with a top charting headline song, Trolls is a completed checklist of a pre-planned marketing and merchandising initiatives – and […]

Review: Dancer

Sergei Polunin’s incredible aerial grace is the main drawcard in this straightforward doco. A fascinatingly complex character. A common thread in those thrust into the limelight far too young, be they a swimmer, singer or, […]

Review: Morgan

A wildly camp action ride championed by Kate Mara in fine action hero form and a snappy sense of comic timing. Fun. Morgan is not like Alex Garland’s Ex Machina. Whereas the Alicia Vikander-led movie […]