Category Archive: Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2013

Cheap Thrills (2013)

Cheap Thrills (2013) Get Ready for the Night of Your Life. Everybody has a price. What amount of money would it take for you to do something immoral, indecent or downright wrong? What… Continue reading

Lovelace (2013)

Lovelace (2013) X marks the legend Based on the speculated 17-day stint in the pornography industry, Lovelace tells the apparent true story of Linda Lovelace, born Linda Boreman, (Amanda Seyfried), who was abused… Continue reading

Tim Winton’s The Turning (2013)

Tim Winton’s The Turning (2013) A Unique Cinema Event Adapting Tim Winton’s The Turning from page to screen was always going to be a difficult undertaking as Winton’s book features a collection of… Continue reading

Ginger & Rosa (2012)

Ginger & Rosa (2012) Friendship pulled them together. Love tore them apart. Ginger & Rosa is the new coming of age drama from writer/ director Sally Potter, Orlando (1992), The Man Who Cried… Continue reading

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012) A Film By Felix Van Groeningen Okay, so what we have here is a Belgium film with a bluegrass soundtrack, sound odd? Perhaps, but it works on various… Continue reading

Starlet (2012)

Starlet (2012) A Film By Sean Baker Each year, a handful of independent titles are released with filmmakers hoping that both critics and audiences alike catch a glimpse of their project in amongst… Continue reading

John Dies at the End (2012)

John Dies at the End (2012) Just so you know … They’re sorry for everything that’s about to happen. Based on Jason Pargin’s massively popular novel written under the alias name of David… Continue reading

Passion (2012)

Passion (2012) No Backstabbing. Just Business. Director Brian De Palma has had an interesting career thus far, with hits Scarface (1983) and The Untouchables (1987) in the eighties, then fizzling out after Carlito’s Way (1993), with… Continue reading

Stoker (2013)

Stoker (2013) Do Not Disturb the Family. South Korean Director Chan-wook Park has always had a knack for making dark, morbid films, with Old Boy (2003) and Thirst (2009) being prime examples of his masterful… Continue reading

You’re Next (2011)

You’re Next (2011) Did You Remember to Lock Your Door? In the spirit of films such as The Strangers (2008) and The Last House on the Left (2009), filmmaking duo Adam Wingard, V/H/S/2 (2013) and Simon… Continue reading