An impressively crafted, immensely satisfying contempo thriller that astutely tackles the hot-button issue of tensions between indigenous and European Australians.
A clever concept becomes an amiable endurance test over the perky course of “Goddess,” a just-this-side-of-too-cheerful Aussie tuner. Though the pic did so-so biz during recent domestic release, the…
A slow burn leads to a powerful payoff at the denouement of Czech period drama "In the Shadow," which intriguingly brings a film-noir sensibility to a time of great political tension.
Imagine a Wes Anderson wannabe distractedly undertaking a remake of 1996's Jamie Lee Curtis starrer "House Arrest," and you're in the movie's ballpark.
An articulate and candid central interviewee, coupled with the sensationalist claim that the eponymous murderer may have been responsible for the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman…
The profane denizens of a fictitious Sydney public-housing estate make a stumbling sojourn to a national landmark in the energetically lowbrow, sporadically funny and entirely Australian laffer…
The ripple effect of an arranged marriage on an extended, problem-plagued Melbourne family is explored in director Amanda Jane's ambitious, fitfully amusing "The Wedding Party."
Straddling the worlds of Aboriginal tradition and Western law with graceful wisdom, resonant generational drama "Satellite Boy" spotlights the diversity of indigenous narratives and the power of…
In desperate need of a fairy godmother to transform it from one of Australia's most popular and successful TV sitcoms to a viable bigscreen franchise, strained and scattershot low-brow comedy "Kath…
The twin Australian ideals of outdoor adventure and ecstatic camaraderie achieve harmonic convergence in the visceral, extreme-sport thrill-ride "Storm Surfers 3D."
A fond look back at a groundbreaking media celebrity and man of letters, "Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself" is an entertaining profile of the self-avowed participatory journalist and his…