Category Archive: Film

Sep 03

FILM – KILLING GROUND – 2.5K

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The highlight of the film is the non-linear plot. However, once cottoned onto, most of the fun disappears. 2.5K

Mar 02

FRINGE 2017 -LACONIC : A SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – KOFFEE INK – 4K

Laconic : A Short Film Festival featuring film and animation by emerging South Australian film makers. Presented in the intimate setting of Koffee Ink Cafe at Adelaide Oval where sofas, tables and chairs were arranged in front of a large tv screen normally used as background tv and live footage of sports events happening at …

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Mar 02

FRINGE FILM AND DIGITAL / MUSIC – THE FAR PARADISE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone    “The far paradise” is an 1928 Australia silent film directed by Paulette McDonagh, successful performance at the box office when it was on. Yes, the attendance was extragood. But not today, in the 2017. What a pity! Why so disinterested today in what we used to be? Because it is not …

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Feb 27

FRINGE 2017 – NOSFERATU – A SYMPHONY OF HORROR – MERCURY CINEMA – 4K

I had only ever seen short excerpts from this film so it was fascinating to see a full-length version of the F W Murnau movie based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula and made almost 100 years ago.  With an expert live score featuring keyboards  percussion and electronic music, this full length (84 mins) version of the …

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Sep 13

FILM – Girl Asleep – 3.5K

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With the strong potential to be a sleeper that emerges a success, Girl Asleep is ideal for anyone with teenage children and for them to attend alone. 3.5K

Aug 15

FILM – Motorkite Dreaming – 3.5K

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Beyond the adrenaline rush of flying these things, the perspective on the land and its people, combined with the contraption’s fragility, make this Dreaming riveting and enjoyable viewing. 3.5K

Aug 15

GUITAR FESTIVAL – Paco de Lucía – The Journey – Her Majesty’s – 4K

This a superb documentary which, thanks to volumes of recorded video and quite open conversations with Paco by his son, reveals the, at times, very problematic journey of a genius. 4K

Jul 19

FILM – Embrace – 3.5K

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Women of all ages, and particularly mothers and their daughters, should see Embrace and hope Taryn Brumfitt’s message washes over them. 3.5K

May 25

FILM – Highly Strung – 3.5K

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A most intriguing picture of a world few of us are likely to otherwise encounter. 3.5K

Aug 27

SHORT FILM – Dale – 4K

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Dale is light, nicely shot around McLaren Vale and sure to amuse. Hail the Dale! 4K

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