DM Bradley

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Film Review: Mountain

Mountain is not quite a documentary in the formal sense (unlike Jennifer Peedom’s previous effort Sherpa). This collaboration between Peedom, the Australian Cha…

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Film Review: Australia Day

Australia Day is a gruelling journey through the streets of Brisbane and subterranean national prejudices, but it does have a lot of heart and features some exc…

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Film Review: Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul succeeds thanks to its sweet comedic moments and the fine work of Judi Dench and Ali Fazal, but does its blurring of history undermine the …

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Film Review: That’s Not Me

While Australian comedies have, in recent times, proven a sad and sorry lot, That’s Not Me is a now-rare exception, with a strain of genuine humour runnin…

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Film Review: The King’s Choice

The King’s Choice is a prestigious, often sumptuous and emotionally rich outing. It’s yet another pic that obviously uses the facts in a famous factual ta…

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Film Review: God’s Own Country

God’s Own Country is a semi-autobiographical effort from writer/director Francis Lee, executed with the sort of harsh griminess that might have made Ken L…

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Film Review: American Made

Workaholic director Doug Liman is no stranger to tough blockbusters or star Tom Cruise, with whom he worked on the underrated sci-fi-er Edge Of Tomorrow, and he…

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Film Review: Killing Ground

Damien Power’s Killing Ground fancies itself an Aussie variant of the Last House On The Left-type horror flick instead of a Wolf Creek rip-off, with its m…

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Film Review: Logan Lucky

Logan Lucky is a character-comedy-cum-heist-thriller that shows Steven Soderbergh has still got some of that old fire left in him — and just a whiff of his cere…

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Film Review: Hampstead

Onscreen odd-couple casting doesn’t always work, as we know all too well, but the pairing of Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson in Hampstead does, even though dir…

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Film Review: Wind River

Writer/director Taylor Sheridan’s latest forms a trilogy of sorts with his scripts for Sicario (directed by Denis Villeneuve) and Hell Or High Water (directed b…

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Film Review: The Big Sick

This tough-love dramatic/comedic character piece is based upon the factual relationship of co-writers and co-executive-producers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Go…

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Film Review: Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde is an at times embarrassingly enjoyable flashbacking-action-thriller that happily digs up all those pre-Berlin-Wall-falling and perestroika/glasno…

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Film Review: A Ghost Story

David Lowery’s hard-to-classify A Ghost Story was made in secret in Irving, Texas, supposedly with the profits earned from his remake of Pete’s Dragon last year…

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Film Review: A Monster Calls

Drawn from an idea by Siobhan Dowd (who died before she could properly commence writing it) and then penned by Patrick Ness, the ‘Young Adult’ novel A Monster C…

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Film Review: Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan’s latest in a formidable run of surprisingly intimate blockbusters (the Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, Interstellar) is an account of the Dun…

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Film Review: Paris Can Wait

This first fluffy feature effort from Eleanor Coppola (wife of Francis and Sofia’s mum), until now known for the memoir Notes and the doco Hearts Of Darkness (b…

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