Aquaman

Oh my lord this is all kinds of crazy! Way too long crazy, who are all these people crazy and ... an octopus playing drums crazy? Yes, all of the above. But also, it's fun, thank goodness. It's not brilliant by any means, and there is one villain too many - presumably to set up … Continue reading Aquaman

Sweet Country

Drawing on themes and images familiar from American Westerns, director Warwick Thornton’s story of a lawman looking for a killer is nevertheless a very Australian story. Set in the 1920s, when the land was settled by ‘white fellas’ who claimed it by the mere fact of being there, and effectively indentured the indigenous people of … Continue reading Sweet Country