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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

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The Best of 2014 in Film

It’s almost one year on since I started this blog, and I am thankful for a great year in film. The clairestbearest awards go to: Continue reading The Best of 2014 in Film

FILM REVIEW: The Rover

The Rover (David Michôd, 2014)
clairestbearestreviews_TheRover_filmreview_ericreyBagging Australian cinema seems to be a national pastime in our country. This country, which prides itself on being patriotic (though often in embarrassing, racist ways) has a tendency to shun local films in favour of the bigger, brighter Hollywood fare, myself included. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Rover

Films to watch out for in 2014

There are plenty of great movies scheduled to be released this year, and this list will no doubt be missing some of them – mainly because some films are shrouded in secrecy and we don’t yet know much about them. For this reason, this list mostly consists of films that already have trailers, plus a few that I know for (almost) sure will be awesome. For now, here’s my list: Continue reading Films to watch out for in 2014