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TWO HEADS CREEK **** UK / Australia 2019 Dir: Jesse O’Brien. 85 mins Here’s an inventively gory, genuinely funny horror comedy built on a foundation of broadly satirised Australian archetypes and Brexit-era British social conflict, with an emphasis on the racism inherent in both. Jordan Waller (who also wrote the…

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Stacy Keach (Fat City) and Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween) star in Richard Franklin’s 1981 Australian slasher classic ROADGAMES, inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window. Keach plays Quid, an American trucker who, with the help of Curtis’s hitchhiker, tracks down a serial killer active on the long, empty roads of southern…

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AN IDEAL HOST *** Australia 2020 Dir: Robert Woods. 84 mins From a witty script by Tyler Jacob Jones, debuting feature director Robert Woods (also nabbing credits for music, cinematography, editing and visual effects) has made an engaging riff on Carpenter’s THE THING within a broader satire of social mores.…

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