Hey, you! Yeah, you! You look like the sort of guy who knows less than he should about Australian actors. Specifically, 43-year-old Australian actors who have starred in films ranging from drag queen comedies to period dramas via cannibal war flicks. Actors like Guy Pearce, in fact. Get yo’ass in here, boy, you’ve got a lot to learn…
Animal Kingdom – cheesy title, no? Conjures up images of pencilled lions, the wilderness and that Elton John number. Well, forget those cute cartoons, this is serious. Incredibly unsettling and unpredictable (except the end – I saw that coming), David Michôd has brought the world a fantastic drama that packs more punches than Mohammed Ali.
The teaser trailer for the Guillermo Del Toro produced Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark has been released. The film is a remake of a 1970’s shocker, and will star..
The Hurt Locker, Kathryn Bigelow’s thrilling and hard-hitting war drama, is a master class in sustained tension as a three-strong bomb disposal squad attached to the US Army risks life and severed limb to defuse roadside IEDs. Starring Ralph Fiennes and Anthony Mackie, it’s one of the sharpest and most intelligent films concerning the War in Iraq, but it’s in no way easy viewing.