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  • The Dry

    The Dry

    ★★★

    It had all the potential to be a classic Aussie thriller, yet it was mishandled by a filmmaker that lacks the balls to trust his audience. All so signposted to its bitter end, such a shame for Bana who probably thought he signed up for something a bit more meaty and substantial...

  • Busting

    Busting

    ★★★★

    Elliot Gould and Robert Blake do the satirical and cynical French Connection on the west coast. A riotous good time with many memorable sequences!

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  • Caché

    Caché

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “I like the multiplicity of books, because each book is different in the mind of each reader. It's the same with this film - if 300 people are in a cinema watching it, they will all see a different film, so in a way there are thousands of different versions of "Caché (Hidden)". The point being that, despite what TV shows us, and what the news stories tell us, there is never just one truth, there is only personal truth.”

  • Where Is My Friend's House?

    Where Is My Friend's House?

    ★★★★★

    Grandfather's Friend:''What I mean to say is, suppose the kid did nothing wrong. What would you do? What then?''
    Grandfather:''I'd find an excuse and give him a beating every other week. So he wouldn't forget.''

    Often it's the smallest and simplest observations on life that are the most emotionally resonant and impactful, as is the case with Abbas Kiarostami's 1987 film Where Is the Friend's Home?, where we see immense compassion and loyalty from a child who navigates a world…