Tag Archives: Jacki Weaver

August 09

Last Cab to Darwin – What is it to live the fulfilled, examined life? (Film Review)

Last Cab To Darwin is pure triumph of the mcguffin, the made-famous-by-Hitchcock device where an object, goal or desired place is deemed to be the focus of a heroic journey, but reveals itself to be nothing other than the distraction against which a narratives primary purpose is posited. The significance of technique used in a […]

June 09

Stoker – Park Chan-Wook and his ode to Hitchcock. (Sydney FF Film Review)

Stoker is currently showing at the Sydney Film Festival. Shadow of a Doubt is one of Hitchcock masterpieces around the theme of the double. Made in 1943, it’s fitting to have a tribute to this mighty film seventy years later by a brilliant director whose viewing of Vertigo in his youth became the launching point […]