Review: True Colours (2022)

Shot on location in and around Mparntwe (Alice Springs) and Yeperenye (East MacDonnell Ranges), True Colours is based in Central Australia, where Police detective Toni Alma (Rarriwuy Hick) is dispatc...

Review: Mystery Road: Origin (2022)

Prequels can be an iffy proposition. The dramatic stakes can be low, given we have a fair handle on who dies, who lives, and where they end up. There’s also an argument to be made that some gaps in the backsto...

Review: The Art of Incarceration (2022)

For over a decade now, Australian arts organisation The Torch has been providing art therapy, guidance, and rehabilitation to Indigenous prisoners and parolees. In The Art of Incarceration, film...

Review: The Gray Man (2022)

Here’s the thing about Joe and Anthony Russo: their skills have almost always been in service to the vision of others. After a couple of early feature efforts (the fun Welcome to Collinwood, the less fun Yo...

Review: Father Stu (2022)

Mark Wahlberg is the titular Stuart Long, the real-life figure whose path took him from amateur boxing to a misjudged stab at making it as an actor in Hollywood before a post-motorcycle accident religious conv...

Review: Burning (2021)

Burning is fucking exhausting. Not because it’s a bad film. It’s a great film. It’s directed by Oscar winner Eva Orner, who knows a thing or two about where to place a camera, and gave us the excellent...

Review: Army of Thieves (2021)

I’m not sure who exactly decided we needed an origin story for Ludwig Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer), the nervy safe cracker who was part of the ensemble behind Dave Bautista in Zack Snyder’s zombie-heist gore...

The 5 best TV westerns to stream right now

Chuck Norris’ karate-kicking Texas Ranger has returned to the small screen, only now he’s played by Supernatural’s Jared Padalecki and the title has been reduced down from Walker: Texas Ranger to simply Walker...