Giveaway: Predestination

Giveaway: Predestination

Courtesy of Pinnacle Films, Film Blerg is giving away 10 double passes to see the new Australian film PREDESTINATION, in cinemas from August 28.   Film Synopsis:  PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one […]

Film Review: Postman Pat (2014)

Film Review: Postman Pat (2014)

For a post office branch that presumably only employs one roving postman, the vast warehouse that is Greendale Post Office does seem a little extreme, particularly given the town population can’t be more than a few hundred. Being the size of Buckingham Palace, it even has the services of a helicopter. And yet, despite this boom in productivity, their star […]

CLOSED: Locke Giveaway

CLOSED: Locke Giveaway

Courtesy of Madman Films, Film Blerg is giving away 10 double passes to attend a screening of LOCKE, in cinemas from August 28. The screening will take place on Tuesday 26th August, 6:30pm at Cinema Nova in Melbourne.   Film Synopsis:  Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest […]

CLOSED: AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014 Giveaway

CLOSED: AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014 Giveaway

Film Blerg is giving away 10 double passes to attend the AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL, running from 19 August – 7 September across the country. For more information, check out the festival website.   Film Synopsis:  Diverse, complex, inspirational, and turbulent, the films screening at the AICE Israeli Film Festival present a kaleidoscope of Israeli society, exploring the myriad of stories from one of the […]

CLOSED: 20,000 Days on Earth Giveaway

CLOSED: 20,000 Days on Earth Giveaway

Courtesy of Madman Films, Film Blerg is giving away 5 double passes to see the Nick Cave film 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH, in cinemas from August 21.   Film Synopsis:  Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon, Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us […]

MIFF 2014: Life of Riley (2014)

MIFF 2014: Life of Riley (2014)

Something of a spiritual companion piece to his penultimate masterpiece

MIFF 2014: Life Itself (2014)

MIFF 2014: Life Itself (2014)

It’s hard to imagine what the landscape of film criticism would be had there been no Roger Ebert. Forget for a moment that he was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize and that he revolutionized the form with his TV show with co-host Gene Siskel. His writing alone, with its unique blend of wit, intelligence and (often) […]

MIFF 2014: Baal (1970)

MIFF 2014: Baal (1970)

Screening as part of the Masters & Restorations program at this year’s MIFF is Baal, writer/director Volker Schlöndorff’s television adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s play of the same name which features a rare leading performance by Schlöndorff’s contemporary in the German New Wave and master filmmaker Reiner Werner Fassbinder outside of his own films. After a single screening in 1970 it […]