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  • Boy Erased

    Boy Erased

    ★★★★

    Watching Boy Erased in Australia is a curious affair. It’s written and directed by one of the great modern Aussie minds – Joel Edgerton (working with the production company he started with his brother, Nash, and many others, Blue Tongue Films). It stars two of Australia’s most iconic actors – Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. And yet, this is a film that’s about the madness that thrives in America.

    Focusing on the real life story of Garrad Conley, Boy Erased…

  • Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story

    Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story

    ★★★★

    The old myth of riding a kangaroo to school is shot dead in the dark of the night in the opening moments of Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story. Said kangaroo springs into the air as the bullet pierces its neck, the pain clearly evident as it flees into the dark petrified. Unlike the seals of Canada, this slaughter occurs at night, when the roos are most active and the public can’t see a thing. They don’t scream out in pain, instead…

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  • Book Club

    Book Club

    ★★★★

    Let’s get this out of the way first of all – Book Club is not a perfect film. It has an opening credits sequence that showcases some of the worst photoshop ‘fake family photos’ in cinema. It’s got some truly horrendous green screen. It’s very Nancy Meyers kitchen-esque.

    But dammit, it’s one of the most enjoyable films I’ve seen in 2018.

    www.thecurb.com.au/book-club/

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★

    Annihilation aka Metaphor: The Movie.