Patrick Remade: Return of the Catatonic

Having just recently posted about my love for Ozploitation cinema, I was more than a little enthusiastic to score tickets to the world premiere of Patrick, a remake of the Australian cult classic of the same name. Even more exciting was the fact that the film was to be directed by none other than Mark…

By James Curnow

Let’s get started: I’m So Excited, First Cousin Once Removed, Dirty Wars

The Melbourne International Film Festival has now begun, kicking off with the Australian red carpet premiere of Pedro Almodovar’s new film I’m So Excited last night. No doubt there are a few people still struggling to recover from the post-film festivities. Below, I look at I’m So Excited and a couple of other films I’ve…

By James Curnow

Melbourne International Film Festival – Starts tonight!

The Melbourne International Film Festival kicks off tonight with the red carpet Australian premiere of Pedro Almodovar’s new film I’m So Excited. This year I was lucky enough to be offered a place on the festival’s short film selection panel, so I’ve managed to squeeze my way in for the big night. I’ll be reporting…

By James Curnow