Ed Oxenbould

Film Review: The Butterfly Tree (Australia, 2017) is visually lush but fails to produce a story to match

November 23, 2017

Given how lush Priscilla Cameron‘s debut feature The Butterfly Tree appears, it’s a real shame that the material at hand doesn’t match its aesthetic.  With its jazz-influenced pop soundtrack and Baz Luhrman-like colour pallet, there’s no denying how visually appealing the film is, but it becomes strikingly evident that it’s all for show when Cameron’s […]

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DVD Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (USA, 2014)

May 7, 2015

We’ve all had bad days, and on the eve of Alexander’s twelfth birthday he has had one of the worst days ever. To make it hurt just that little bit more, it seems his entire family is riding a wave of positivity and enjoying all the good things in their lives and unaware of how […]

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M. Night Shyamalan returns with our first look at The Visit

April 24, 2015

We’re returning back to the wonderful creepy world of shaky-cams and remote settings and sinister things afoot with new thriller/horror film The Visit. Writer/Producer/Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs) brings us the story of a brother and sister who are sent to go visit their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a week. However […]

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