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#LFF 2022: The Origin Review

★★★☆☆ Set 45,000 years ago, as Homo sapiens made inroads into the lands of Neanderthals, Andrew Cumming's horror thriller The Origin depicts a small tribe colliding with an evil entity in an unfamiliar and inhospitable environment. ★★★☆☆…

The legend of Max Rockatansky

“Mad Max,” released in 1979, told the origin story of Max Rockatansky and his fall from grace, ending with him becoming a disillusioned, almost insane road warrior. The 1982 sequel, "The Road Warrior," would pick up…

Bar Piccolo

Longtime Sydneysiders may prick up their ears at the name Piccolo Bar. He has a hell of a reputation. For a time (70 years to be exact), the name referred to a famous hole-in-the-wall cafe attracting one of the most vibrant segments of…

The movie we all need right now

It's rare to see God at the box office. But the movie Father Stu — about a boxer turned Catholic priest — draws large crowds and a lot of attention for a faith-based film. So far the film - starring actors Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson and…