Abyss

Black Water: Abyss (2020)

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Black Water: Abyss comes along. Well, the truth is, no one living in the Northern Territory where David Nerlich and Andrew Traucki’s original Black Water (2007) was set, or in Northern Queensland where Traucki’s belated sort-of sequel unfolds, ever thinks it’s safe…

Black Water

Black Water (2007)

Black Water first published by EyeforFilm Crocodile Dundee has a lot to answer for. In one sense, Paul Hogan’s breakout film of 1986, coupled with a series of commercials that he did for the Australian Tourist Commission at roughly the same time, helped put Australia on the international map – but by reducing the Australian…

Reef

The Reef (2010)

The Reef first published by LWLies. Near the beginning of The Reef, Sydney-sider Katie (Zoe Naylor) gives her ex-boyfriend, able seaman Luke (Damian Walshe-Howling), a conciliatory present. Delivered with a coy smile and the words, “I really miss you”, the present turns out to be a long, fat salami – but if this seems the sort of…