Trench and Stigman are criminals working for drug-lord Papi Greco. What they don’t know is both are undercover agents wanting to infiltrate Greco’s cartel.
This short film is a life-affirming tale about moving on and finding new purpose after a newly widowed father enrols in Latin dance classes.
Charlie is an Aboriginal living in a remote community and unhappy with government intervention into his land. Refusing to live under the enforcement of laws of white-men, he decides to take matters into his own hands.
All This Mayhem is an insightful and spirited essay in chasing dreams and redemption.
An author once said they could only see ‘terror in space’. Gravity explores this as two space-experts become endangered and the mortal peril they face highlights the unforgiving loneliness of space.
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but this unflattering visage only skims the surface of a complex and unenviable life.
Superficially thrilling, Runner Runner is a fast-paced, by-the-numbers thriller that more than lives up to its title.
Having a more compelling story than its first sequel, the Riddick series returns with a spring in its action-packed step.
When a plane’s landing gear is found to be faulty mid-flight, its pilots fear disaster. Wanting to allay passenger fears while averting catastrophe, they instruct the flight attendants to distract them.
Drug War comes into its own with its dazzling action sequences. Full of bloody shoot-outs and kinetic gun-play, they assist in making for an engrossing film.
Hailing from Malaysia, Guba’s 2012 debut album caused him to be noticed. Utilising a mix of soft indie pop and alternative folk, his versatility has established a solid foundation for career longevity.
Well performed and written, Christmas Rose achieves the best aspects of typical court-room dramas. It’s an engrossing addition to the gallery of lawful fiction.
Paranoia is a by-the-numbers thriller about a man who finds himself trapped in a deadly game of corporate espionage.
When his home is threatened by fearsome foes, Percy Jackson is enlisted to save the day. Embodied with powers from Greek gods, he searches for the Golden Fleece amongst a sea of monsters.
Strong and often powerful, Songlap is a visually and emotionally arresting production. It works on most levels showing how determination to fulfil dreams can bring hope to any situation.
Petal Dance provides a solid look at the uncomfortable issue of suicide. Well performed and directed, it’s a strong essay in dealing with trauma and the healing power of true friendship.
The Best Offer is an intriguing film, having many layers. On the surface it travels a romantic drama path but as events unfold it becomes something completely different. You are never sure where the story will lead.
Two former CIA operatives are enjoying retirement when their best laid plans are interrupted by former colleague revealing a contract has been put on their lives.
Full of the sensual danger its title promises, Passion is one of DePalma’s best. He is still as fearless as he was when he started out. His latest is highly recommended.
Kon-Tiki is a strong effort worth checking. Lovers of true-life tales should find much to enjoy with the actions of the sea-bound crew as inspiring as the adventure they led.