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Thoughts on… All This Mayhem (2014)

An Australian documentary slash Greek tragedy, All This Mayhem (2014, dir. Eddie Martin) is a story about the rise and downfall of professional skateboarding brothers Tas and Ben Pappas. Its synopsis is as follows: All This Mayhem is a searing account of what happens when raw talent and extreme personalities collide. In this unflinching, never-before-seen […]

Shitfest 2015: Australia (2008)

Originally posted on Isaacs Picture Conclusions:
Hi everyone! This is Anna from Film Grimoire, here to take over Shitfest for the day. Shitfest is one of my most favourite blogging events purely due to the amazing amount of snarkiness that arises from the depths of the internet during this hallowed occasion. Everyone gets into the…

The Rocket (2013): “One is blessed, one carries a curse.”

One of the very first commercially released films to be set and shot in Laos, The Rocket (2013, dir. Kim Mordaunt) is a charming story about family, tradition, and the quest to construct the perfect home-made rocket. Here’s a summary of the film, from IMDb: A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to […]

The Screenkicker Olympics: Representing Melbourne, Australia – On The Beach (1959)

The Sochi Winter Olympics may be over, and it may be a while until the next Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but the competition between nations has not finished. The amazing Mikey at Screenkicker! is hosting a special blogathon called the Screenkicker Olympics, to showcase cinematic talent from all over the world. There’s going […]