The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie

The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie Australia (1972) Dir. Bruce Beresford Strewth! If you Pommies thought Aussie cinema was all Crocodile Dundee then you’re all a bunch of raw prawns! Fair shake of the pineapple, they’ve been putting out fair dinkum films for a while, but nobody saw them - until a true Aussie statesman and … Continue reading The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie

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Weird Science

Weird Science (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 94 mins/97 mins approx Extended version Release Date – July 22nd Go on, admit it - if you had the chance to build your perfect man or woman, you would leap at the opportunity, right? Of course you would, just like the sex … Continue reading Weird Science

Marty

Marty US (1955) Dir. Delbert Mann What is it with Italian mothers and their sons? They want them to get married and have a family of their own but don’t want them to have a life of their own. I suppose this isn’t exclusive to Italian families but for the sake of the titular singleton … Continue reading Marty

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk US (1959) Dir. Michael Gordon The legendary Doris Day passed away last month which prompted many TV channels to show some of her classic films in tribute, one of them being this Oscar winning “sex comedy”, though this was 1959 and sex in cinema at that time is FAR different from how it … Continue reading Pillow Talk

The Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four US (1994) Dir. Oley Sassone The subject of this review is one of the more unique titles to be featured on this site, a film both notorious and celebrated for a number of reasons that have seen it earn its place in movie folklore despite it never actually being released! How is … Continue reading The Fantastic Four

Time Masters (Les maîtres du temps)

Time Masters (Les maîtres du temps) France (1982) Dir. René Laloux Having made the classic animation Fantastic Planet from a novel by French sci-fi author Stefan Wul, unhurried French director René Laloux’s follow up (nine years later) was another Wul adaptation, this time turning his 1958 work L'Orphelin de Perdide into Time Masters. A six-wheeled … Continue reading Time Masters (Les maîtres du temps)

Nightfall

Nightfall (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 79 minutes approx. Release Date – June 3rd Assumptions. We all make them from time to time but often the embarrassment of them leaving us with egg on our faces could be avoided by simply asking that ill-important question, rather than demanding an answer … Continue reading Nightfall