Showing articles by Andrew Moraitis

He Said/She Said The Sessions reviews

Andrew Moraitis and Bec Butterworth both saw The Sessions at the Melbourne International Film Festival, and had this to report about the Sundance-winning tearjerker from Australian filmmaker Ben Lewin.

Dark Horse review

Andrew Moraitis checks out Todd Solondz latest at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Side by Side review

Andrew Moraitis checks out star-studded (if you\'re into directors) doco, Side by Side, at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Jayne Mansfield\'s Car review

Andrew Moraitis checked out Billy Bob Thornton\'s latest writing/directing effort at the Melbourne International Film Festival, and returned with mixed feelings.

Robot & Frank review

Andrew Moraitis checks out this low-key sci-fi effort, which played at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Moonrise Kingdom review

Andrew Moraitis checked out Wes Anderson\'s latest at MIFF, and had this to report about the highly anticipated new film.

Masked Gotham: A City of Lost Children

In \'The Dark Knight Rises\', Christopher Nolan has transformed the art-house paranoia of \'Batman Begins\' and the urban, hyperrealist decay of \'The Dark Knight\' into a multi-tiered, self-reflexive study into trust, false idols and legacy.

\'Prometheus\' Shoots For Moon, Doesn\'t Leave Terra Firma

The highly anticipated \'Prometheus\' is not only a major disappointment, but also one of the most frustrating films of the year. Note: spoilers ahead.

Deconstructing \'Margaret\'

Plagued by rumours that it would never assemble a final cut, writer/director Kenneth Lonergan\'s epic drama \'Margaret\' - originally shot in 2005 - is finally receiving a limited release. We delve right into its messy, rich and ultimately rewarding story...

Gold Coast Film Festival Preview: Cold Fish

So it\'s definitely not the feel-good hit of the festival. This Japanese offering is a chilling, sometimes disturbing wallow in sadism and misogyny.