Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
Darren69

Currently watching- Australian Movies & Series

Recommended Posts

Just watched Goldstone, was a bit worried that it might have been an agenda/statement-fest at first but by halfway a solid story was unfolding and I enjoyed the movie.

 

Such gorgeous outback footage (shot from a  drone?) and the usual brilliance from Pedersen.

 

Not a patch on Mystery Road IMO but worth a look for sure.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Jack Irish Series 2, utterly fantastic and a must-see.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I watch anything Guy Pearce is in since Two Hands and Momento. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Enjoyed 'The Cry', well worth a look, took a little while to get going but worth the wait. Not strictly Oz (BBC) but made here.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)
On 11/02/2019 at 1:34 PM, Darren69 said:

Enjoyed 'The Cry', well worth a look, took a little while to get going but worth the wait. Not strictly Oz (BBC) but made here.

I found it rather sluggish and convoluted at times.. 

Edited by cultfilman

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)
On 21/02/2016 at 9:16 AM, Darren69 said:

I do love my Aussie flicks, love the haunting landscape that can sometimes be the starring character and the surreal feel that a lot of them seem to have, usually with no neat and tidy ending to tuck you in with cos life is rarely like that.

 

This is what you stated in the very first post of this thread. I fully concur. I am a huge devotee of our small but vibrant industry so much so that I have been on a nostalgia trip looking for lost Aussie gems. I have found several that fit that category. Bliss (1985) The Fortress (1985) Ghosts Of the Civil Dead (1988) The Picture Show Man (1977) Malcolm (1986) Fair Game (1986). 

Edited by cultfilman

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, cultfilman said:

This is what you stated in the very first post of this thread. I fully concur. I am a huge devotee of our small but vibrant industry so much so that I have been on a nostalgia trip looking for lost Aussie gems. I have found several that you and others here may not have seen or even been aware of. I rate all of them loftily for their originality mostly tho all are low budget. The list I have uncovered is Bliss (1985) The Fortress (1985) Ghosts Of the Civil Dead (1988) The Picture Show Man (1977) Malcolm (1986) Fair Game (1986). 

Might crack out 'Running On Empty' on the weekend.

 

Might even revisit my youth with 'The Pirate Movie' :D 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

No mention of Tank Girl or Croc Dundee?

 

Sorry, I'll get my coat.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like The Slap and some episodes of Redfern Now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...