Mia Wasikowska

Film Review: Judy & Punch is a nasty, inconsistent tale aided by two strong central performances

November 20, 2019

A peculiar film aided by two strong central performances but a distinct nastiness that keeps it from maintaining consistency, Judy & Punch is a brave debut feature from Australian actress-filmmaker Mirrah Foulkes.  Unsure if it wants to be a dark comedy or something more horrific – it sadly lacks orderly humour or thrills to be […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Piercing (USA, 2018) is a sadistic screwball macabre comedy with two fantastic lead performances

June 13, 2018

Before I start this review, it has to be said that this writer has a sick and depraved sense of humour. So stepping in to watch this sadistic horror/comedy film Piercing for Sydney Film Festival 2018, my expectations were sky-high. The feature has been adapted from a novel by acclaimed author Ryu Murakami, who is […]

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Film Review: Alice Through the Looking Glass (USA, 2016)

May 17, 2016

Tim Burton’s saturated interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s famed wonderland was nothing short of impressive when it illustrated 2010’s hugely successful Alice in Wonderland, laying out a strong case for cutting-edge 3D tech in cinema – a relatively new phenomenon six years ago. Dubbed “Underland”, the ostentatious gothic fantasy land reiterated Burton’s unrivaled imaginative flair, and […]

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Interview: Mia Wasikowska chats Alice Through the Looking Glass, Sacha Baron Cohen, and more

May 3, 2016

In 2010, Australian actor Mia Wasikowska found herself propelled into the spotlight when she landed the coveted role of Alice in the reboot of Alice in Wonderland, playing opposite Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway. Six years later and she has jumped back into the iconic role once more for a sequel many thought would never […]

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New trailer for Alice Through The Looking Glass debuts

February 17, 2016

A new trailer for the upcoming Alice Through The Looking Glass debuted during the Grammy’s earlier in the week. The sequel to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland sees Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter reprise their roles in an adventure that will see Alice and company enter the whimsical world of Underland. […]

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Film Review: Crimson Peak (MA15+, USA, 2015)

October 17, 2015

The trailers released for Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak make the film look like a horror-infused haunted house type film. In actual fact it’s not; well not entirely anyway, since Del Toro has instead crafted a gothic romance film that harkens back to story-telling styles of yester-year – it just so happens to be set […]

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