Film bits and bobs

Week-end (1967)

Review I wrote æons ago for Movie Gazette – in fact so ancient, it’s back when I was still using the unconscionable p-word… After his extraordinary directorial debut in 1960 with … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 4 Comments

Parents (1989)

First published by FilmLand Empire The black-and-white still of a boy’s face. Carefree kids playing with a skipping rope on the sidewalk of a utopian suburbia (to the brash, brassy … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Are What We Are (2010)

Review first published by EyeForFilm A middle-aged, bearded man dressed in a shabby suit staggers into an upmarket mall, leers hungrily at the bikinied mannequins in a shop window, before … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Fresh Meat (2012)

Review first published at Cinetalk. It may open in the respectable-sounding St Agnes School for Young Maori Ladies, but less than a minute of Danny Mulheron’s Fresh Meat has elapsed … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment



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