Tag Archives: Predestination

FILM REVIEW: That’s Not Me

That’s Not Me (Gregory Erdstein, 2017)

Australian comedy can be a fickle beast. While plenty of brilliant television has been produced locally, feature films can be another matter. The best Australian cinema has to offer is usually seen in dramatic features, with The RoverPredestination, and Holding the Man coming immediately to mind as some of this reviewers’ favourite films of their respective years. Comedies rarely make the same impact. Is it because there’s something just too awkward about seeing our ridiculous nature reflected back to us on the big screen? Or that it’s delivered better in thirty minute bites? It’s difficult to say. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: That’s Not Me

Advertisements

FILM REVIEW: Predestination

Predestination (Michael Spierig & Peter Spierig, 2014)

Love these posters
Love these posters

Oh look, ANOTHER great Australian film. And for those who can’t hack the local stuff, you can be rest assured that its local origins are barely recognisable. Starring Ethan Hawke and set in New York, you could easily assume it to be an American work – and indeed, it is based on American Robert A. Heinlein’s short story All You Zombies. But just know this: the film adaptation IS Australian, and it IS awesome. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Predestination