Favorite films

  • Kaili Blues
  • Paco
  • Zeros and Ones
  • Pink Flamingos

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  • Two Bob Mermaid

  • Tears

  • Passing Through

Pinned reviews

  • Ships That Bear

    Ships That Bear


    I’ve already written about Gabe Bath’s first masterpiece (which you can watch here) a fair bit so I won’t expound on it too much more, though I will add that this time it did make me cry, which in my heart proves that Art will triumph over Power in the only battlegrounds that matter.

    Mainly though I’d like to use this post to commemorate “AT INTERIM”, the second screening event by moviejuice, an Adelaide-based film collective that I run with…

  • Paco



    Been struggling to write about this future classic since I saw it at its raucous (not actually the) world premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival three weeks ago. I think this is because Paco is a movie that already seems like it has shaped my life in such a distinct way, even with this tiny distance from it, that it feels like trying to encompass all my hopes and dreams in a writing format suited for neither. Having a genuinely…

Recent reviews

  • Babe Camp

    Babe Camp

    all these impossible dreams

  • The Maiden

    The Maiden


    Was asked to "review the slug". My Slug Review: the slug is really good. All slugs are really good. Graham Foy didn't teach me this but he did remind me of it, and for this and so many other reasons he is a true artist.

    Anyway, this is so attuned to those outsized and unspoken feelings that define all my strongest memories of adolescence. Aches just like that first true realisation of the unfathomable depth of the world's cruelty and…

Popular reviews

  • Donkey Skin

    Donkey Skin


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    When the chopper appears out of nowhere at the very end was the moment when cinema peaked. Everything since has been a vain attempt to match it.

  • Passage of Venus

    Passage of Venus

    I have now seen every film produced in the 1870s and it only took me 30 seconds.