Category Archive: Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2014

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014)

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014) Him & Her In theory, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby could be considered as somewhat of an improbable feat in today’s commercial climate, given its unprecedented three-hour… Continue reading

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013)

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013) A Princess’ Crime and Punishment The Tale of Princess Kaguya is the latest, and possibly the final, feature from the Studio Ghibli production company. Under the meticulous… Continue reading

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

What We Do in the Shadows (2014) Some interviews with some Vampires Eight years since they developed the idea, What We Do in the Shadows, a fly-on-the-wall mockumentary about a group on New… Continue reading

Among the Living (2014)

Among the Living (2014) Also known as Aux yeux des vivants — translated to The Eyes of the Living in English — Among the Living is the third feature film from the exceptional… Continue reading

Cut Snake (2014)

Cut Snake (2014) If you’re familiar with the phrase ‘mad as a cut snake’— anger or fury so extreme, that one would deliberately avoid the enraged — you’d already have an inkling of… Continue reading

Patema Inverted (2013)

Patema Inverted (2013) If you can’t trust gravity, then what can you trust? Adapted from a four-part Original Net Animation (ONA) series created and streamed in Japan in 2012 titled, Patema Inverted: Beginning… Continue reading

Life After Beth (2014)

Life After Beth (2014) Some girls just want to watch the world burn. Written by I Heart Huckabees (2004) co-writer Jeff Baena back in 2003, Life After Beth attempts to breathe new energy… Continue reading

Rigor Mortis (2013)

Rigor Mortis (2013) Evil Has Come Rigor Mortis, meaning ‘stiffness of death’ — one of the signs of biological decay as limbs from the corpse stiffen ‘rigor,’ and become difficult to move or… Continue reading

It Follows (2014)

It Follows (2014) It doesn’t think. It doesn’t feel. It doesn’t give up. Throughout cinema history, there have been countless films that have emerged as classics, titles that have defined — or redefined… Continue reading

God Help the Girl (2014)

God Help the Girl (2014) A Musical Film by Stuart Murdoch There have been countless musical pictures throughout the history of film, from the Julie Andrews classics The Sound of Music (1965) and… Continue reading