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 Australia. Indicator will be releasing … Continue reading “INDICATOR releasing ROADGAMES”

Film Review: AN IDEAL HOST (2020)

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. It follows a minor trend … Continue reading “Film Review: AN IDEAL HOST (2020)”

Film Review: STRAY (2018) (Short Film)

STRAY **** Australia 2018 Dir: Dean W Law. 14 mins A stark, sombre short with a ballsy, literally full-frontal central performance from Melinda Joan Reed. After three years away, wounded WWII soldier David Breen returns home to find his house ravaged, his wife (Reed) naked and in some state of shock and a strange stray … Continue reading “Film Review: STRAY (2018) (Short Film)”

Film Review: MAGGIE MAY (2018) (Short Film)

MAGGIE MAY **** Australia 2018 Dir: Mia Kate Russell. 14 mins At the wake for old Sylvia May, who took a fatal fall, the eponymous Maggie May (played with astonishingly detached venom by Lulu McClatchy) utters what will prove to be the story’s defining line: “I didn’t know what to do, so I didn’t do … Continue reading “Film Review: MAGGIE MAY (2018) (Short Film)”