Billy's Film Reviews.

A series of film reviews and opinion pieces from a film student and all round movie lover! Happy reading!

Clouds of Sils Maria – 2015

The award-winning film of profound beauty and engrossing mystery from Olivier Assayas sets its sIghts high above the alpine peaks as it attempts to demonstrate a dramatic, artistic, but honest … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

It Follows – 2015

Remember, kids, always practice safety and use protection. If you need something a little more striking to drill the message into your stubborn, naive skulls, watch David Roberts Mitchell’s latest, … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Max: Fury Road – 2015

I need a minute to collect myself… The premiere day of George Miller’s latest installment of his most famous series, 30 years in the making, has been one filled with … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Requiem for a Dream – 2000 (#238)

Hubert Selby Jr. is one cruel man. Darren Aronofsky is one brave man. Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn, Marlon Wayans and Jennifer Connelly are mighty talented people and the experience of … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ex Machina – 2015

What came of a spontaneous trip to Carlton to re-immerse ourselves in the warm, welcoming and iconic Cinema Nova was a pleasantly surprising experience. Seated next to my girlfriend with … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

While We’re Young – 2015

We’re sitting in an empty theatre on a Thursday night. Are we overly early? No, it turns out that no other couples (or single people for that matter) want to … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome – 1985

There are only a few things known to be able to survive an apocalypse. They include; cockroaches, Twinkies and Tina Turner! The final chapter of George Miller’s bold and triumphant … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior – 1981 (#280)

This is the film that I heard so much about when I was growing up. It was the film that defined not only Mel Gibson’s career, but also Australian cinema … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Max – 1979

George Miller is a celebrated visionary who has emerged in and out of the spotlight over the past few decades. Most known for his ambitious and highly successful apocalyptic trilogy … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Avengers: Age of Ultron – 2015

Having seen what feels like two thirds of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” footage online through endless trailers, TV spots, clips and featurettes, I was inclined to conduct an experiment and … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 2 Comments
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