Lake Mungo

Lake Mungo (2008)

Lake Mungo first published by Little White Lies “It just didn’t really feel like it was real,” says Kim Whittle (Chloe Armstrong). She is describing to an interviewer what it was like to learn that her best friend, 16-year-old Alice Palmer (Talia Zucker), had drowned in a tragic accident at their local picnic spot in…

F (2010)

Review first published by LWL. Call a film F, in particular when that letter expressly stands for ‘Fail’, and you are practically inviting a cruel critical response – yet despite its setting in the world of contemporary education, there is something attractively oldschool about Johannes Roberts’ hoodie horror, be it the the ’80s-style masked slash-and-dash…

Battleships

Pigs and Battleships (Buta to gunkan) (1961)

Pigs and Battleships (Buta to Gunkan) first published by Little White Lies Pigs and Battleships (Buta to gunkan), the fifth feature to have been made for Nikkatsu by Shôhei Imamura, opens with a clash of sound and image that sets the tone for the entire film. As we see the Japanese studio’s logo, the drum roll on…