Film bits and bobs

Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)

Review first published by Filmland Empire It is 1862, during the late Joseon Dynasty – a time, as we are told by the voice-over that opens Kundo: Age of the … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

Cold In July (2014)

Review first published by FilmLand Empire The opening image of Cold In July shows a barren wilderness, until the camera pulls back revealing both a picture frame, and the domestic … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Unforgiven (Yurasarezaru Mono) (2013)

Review first published by Little White Lies “Is it loaded? I wonder. I don’t know either.” These words, uttered by local lawman Oishi (Sato Koichi) as he taunts a captive … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 1 Comment


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