Levi Miller

Film Review: A Wrinkle in Time (USA, 2018) aims valiantly for the stars, but falls flat on its face

March 29, 2018

Fantasy films aimed towards children can be a very tricky proposition. Usually, films of this type aim to entertain the entire family but for ones that specifically aim for children, how does one critique a film like this? Judge the film for what it is? Or judge the film through the eyes of a child?... Continue Reading

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See the stunning first images from upcoming Disney sci-fi film A Wrinkle In Time

July 13, 2017

The buzz surrounding Disney‘s upcoming reboot of A Wrinkle In Time has been strong, but the internet has exploded overnight as the first images of the film have been released exclusively via Entertainment Weekly.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Rachel Perkins’ adaptation of Jasper Jones (Australia, 2017) finds strength in its cast

February 27, 2017

We don’t get many films set in small Australian towns in the mid-60s, and though this is the era applied to the story of Jasper Jones, what unfolds is far from exclusive to any one period. Through a cleverly winding and well-paced tale, adapted by director Rachel Perkins from Craig Silvey’s best-selling novel, Jasper Jones reveals an overlapping hotbed of hypocrisy, xenophobia and sexual abuse through the wide-eyed and inquisitive Charlie Bucktin (Levi Miller) and the film’s eponymous character, an indigenous outsider played with a potent mix of strength and fear by Aaron L. McGrath.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Red Dog: True Blue (PG) (Australia, 2016) hardly proves a necessary excursion

December 29, 2016

Just as emotionally manipulative as the 2011 original Red Dog but less successful in its execution, Red Dog: True Blue looks to merely survive on a superficial level as the “aww shucks” cuteness of the titular canine appears to be the sole reasoning behind this sequel/prequel hybrid coming to fruition.... Continue Reading

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The first teaser trailer is released for Red Dog‘s origin story, Red Dog: True Blue

June 27, 2016

Featuring classic Australian scenery and a very familiar dog, the first teaser for the anticipated prequel Red Dog: True Blue, has been released. The film is positioned as an origin story to Kriv Stenders’ 2011 film Red Dog, which starred Josh Lucas and was a massive box office hit; the number one Australian film in the Box Office that year. It also went on to sit in the top 10 highest grossing Australian films of all time while on its home release it became the best selling Australian DVD of all time and the third-highest selling DVD in Australia of all time, behind Avatar and Finding Nemo.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Pan (PG, USA, 2015)

September 21, 2015

In this origin story but not quite an adaptation of the beloved J.M Barrie book Peter Pan this film takes us on a journey that seems to have no real rhyme or reason other than Peter trying to find his mother, accidentally stumbling into an adventure and ultimately discovering his destiny.... Continue Reading

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