HOT OFF THE PRESSES Blog

Review: The Commune

There is something oddly satisfying turning peace-loving hippies and those “wholesome” primitivist communes into dark and sinister things. The Commune, written by Gabriel Bergmoser...

Review: Blade Runner 2049

I went into the cinema with a lot of apprehension. Was I even going to enjoy myself? The original Blade Runner was my favourite...

Review: Original Journey

Sometimes less is more. Original Journey takes this approach, ditching the bright colours and computer animation for beautiful, hand-drawn frames in various shades of...

Review: Detour

What if you could split yourself and exist in two parallel universes, never knowing about the existence of the ‘other you’, where you could...

Review: Ingrid Goes West

Ingrid Goes West is written and directed by indie newcomer Matt Spicer (It’s You, Not Me) and produced by the film’s star Aubrey Plaza....

Review: Death to America

In November of 2016, the world was shocking by the election to the position of President of the United States and effective leader of...

Melbourne Fringe review: O Vertigo

O Vertigo is a production that settles in perfectly with the somewhat bizarre and funny mix that makes up Melbourne Fringe Festival. Set into...