ARCHIVES

Griff the invisible

When Milton from Office Space became a super-hero vigilante
Ryan Kwanten, Maeve Dermody and Patrick Brammall
Directed by Leon Ford

Writer/director Leon Ford's feature debut “Griff The Invisible” is a cute, quirky film that, for all its good intentions, just doesn't quite come together the way it should. Starring Ryan Kwanten (“True Blood”) and Maeve Dermody (“Black Water”), this all-Aussie production takes its cues from beloved awkward-rom-coms like Amelie and Benny & Joon. Like Depp's character in that film, ... more >

Red hill

Hard ridin' straight shootin' in the outback
Ryan Kwanten, Steve Bisley and Tommy Lewis
Directed by Patrick Hughes

Red Hill, a new Australian thriller, forcibly reminded me of No Country for Old Men. A lone gunman busts out of prison and stalks his way back to the town where he was arrested intent on getting his long-awaited revenge. It’s like a stripped-down Eastwood picture; there’s crime, there’s killing, and in the end everyone gets their due. The weird part about this film is that it stars Ryan ... more >