Film Reviews

Sweet Country

Directed by Warwick Thornton, ​Sweet Country ​is a brutal but piercingly moral film set in the Australian outback some time after the first world war. Sam Kelly (Hamilton Morris) lives with his wife Lizzie (Natassia Gorey Furber) on a farm run by preacher Fred Smith (Sam Neill). Sam, Lizzie, and their niece Lucy are Aboriginal, […]


Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Taika Waititi’s follow-up to 2014’s excellent What We do in the Shadows, Hunt for the Wilderpeople centers around Ricky, a seemingly troubled child who is passed from foster family to foster family by an uncaring child protection agency before finally settling in a scenic slice of New Zealand bushland with loving Aunt Bella and her […]