Tagged: review

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

There is a particular joy to seeing Shakespeare performed in parks. The open air and surrounding greenery make far more sense for the forest...

Review: Sweet Country

This review contains some spoilers. The most apt way of describing Sweet Country (directed by Warwick Thornton) is a strange cross between To Kill...

Review: Romeo is Not the Only Fruit

There’s this somewhat depressing tendency in television and cinema to be completely okay with graphic violence, drugs, profanity, even sex, but the minute two...

Review: Misterman

In the words of Kris Weber, the director of Misterman, there needs to be art that explores mental illness in a powerful, fair, and...

Review: Blockbuster

Blockbuster features two young women who bond while escaping danger. Liza Nifontova (Svetlana Ustinova), discontented TV presenter, is taken hostage by Natasha Tulpanova (Anna...

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...

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...

Review: Niche

Elbow Room Productions’ Niche is a unique performance. While examining celebrity culture isn’t particularly new, Niche manages to capture the annoyingly catchy and repetitiveness...