Time to loosen up the belt buckle after eating 15 pounds of turkey and stuffing with heavy gravy and give thanks for a few things. And what am I thankful for? Well I’m glad you asked! Because here are my five things that I am thankful for this year. Continue reading
A small disclaimer: I will do my best to not use stereotypical Australian puns in this review of the Australian outback horror movie, Wolf Creek 2. In an attempt to not conform to the usual misconceptions that Australia is all about big knives, Fosters beer, kangaroos, and dingos eating babies – I will take the high road throughout this review. Oh, crikey! Looks like I’ve already slipped up. Continue reading
Yes, I shamefully admit that my first viewing of Sean Byrne’s Australian horror flick The Loved Ones was done by ways of the bootlegging variety. I had heard such a strong buzz, that I couldn’t help myself as I watched a copy of the Australian DVD release online to see if it was indeed worthy of the aforementioned “buzz”. And it was. Luckily, it’s finally been released here in the US on DVD (not Blu-Ray yet unfortunately), so I was able to to sit down again with it, and this time in a more intimate setting (my wife lit candles and we sipped wine with our arms intertwined).
The Loved Ones was released in Australia waaaaaay back in 2009 and hit some of the US film festivals around that same time to rave reviews. Continue reading