Film bits and bobs

Mystery Road (2013)

Review first published by EyeforFilm When, with his previous, excellent feature Toomelah, Ivan Sen forced viewers to look hard at the long-term after-effects of historical mistreatment and abuse on a small … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mystery Road (2013)

Review first published by Little White Lies “There’s a place called Slaughter Hill, it’s off Mystery Road,” says Indigenous Police Inspector Jay Swan (Aaron Pederson) into the phone, setting up … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Toomelah (2011)

Review first published by EyeforFilm Whenever 10-year-old Daniel (Daniel Connors) is asked, “Where you been?” or “Where you going?”, his response is always the same: “Nowhere.” This question-and-answer mantra, frequently … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tracks (2013)

Review first published by Sight & Sound, May 2014 Synopsis: 1975, Alice Springs. Robyn Davidson arrives with her dog Diggity, determined to obtain some camels and trek solo across the … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment


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