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Film Review: People Like Us (2012)


The idea of the prodigal son returning home after an extended absence has been done a lot in movies. Because it’s so thematically rich though, unlike other plot cliché’s, it’s also been done well, memorably in movies like The Indian Runner, You Can Count on Me, No Looking Back and in Australia’s own (extremely worthy, early Russell Crowe vehicle) The Crossing.

Film Review: Broken City (2013)


There’s not much groundbreaking going on in Broken City, but, to be fair, there is a quality to this run-of-the-mill genre picture that keeps you engaged through to its final credits. In part, this can boiled down to its director, Allen Hughes, and the film’s star-studded supporting cast.