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OCEANIAN CINEMA

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‘Berandal’ (2014, Re-evaluated): Review

Directed by: Gareth Evans || Produced by: Ario Sagantoro, Nate Bolotin, Aram Tertzakian Written by: Gareth Evans || Starring: Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadwo, Alex Abbad, Julie  Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, Kazuki Kitamura Music by: Fajar Yuskemal, Aria Prayogi, Joseph Trapanese || Cinematography by: Matt Flannery, Dimas Imam Subhono || Editing … Continue reading

‘Killers’ (2014): Review

Directed by: The Mo Brothers || Produced by: Yoshinori Chiba, Shinjiro Nishimura, Takuji Ushiyama, Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto Screenplay by: Takuji Ushiyama, Timo Tjahjanto || Starring: Kazuki Kitamura, Oka Antara, Rin Takanashi, Luna Maya, Ray Sahetapy, Ersya Aurelia, Epy Kasnandar, Mei Kurokawa Music by: Fajar Yuskemal, Aria Prayogi || Cinematography by: Gunnar Nimpuno || Edited … Continue reading

‘The Babadook’ (2014): Review

Directed by: Jennifer Kent || Produced by: Kristina Cetyon, Dristian Moliere Screenplay by: Jennifer Kent || Starring: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney, Barbara West, Ben Winspear Music by: Jed Kurzel || Cinematography: Radek Ladczuk || Edited by: Simon Njoo || Country: Australia || Language: English Running Time: 94 minutes What separates quality horror … Continue reading

‘Animal Kingdom’ (2010): Review

Directed by: David Michod || Produced by: Liz Watts Screenplay by: David Michod || Starring: James Frecheville, Ben Mendolsohn, Jacki Weaver, Guy Pearce, Luke Ford, Sullivan Stapleton, Joel Edgerton, Anthony Hayes Music by: Antony Partos || Cinematography: Adam Arkapaw || Edited by: Luke Doolan || Country: Australia || Language: English Running Time: 112 minutes Uninitiated … Continue reading

‘District 9’ (2009): Review

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp || Produced by: Carolynne Cunningham Screenplay by: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell || Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Vanessa Haywood, Mandla Gaduka, Eugene Khumbanyiwa, Louis Minaar, Kenneth Nkosi, Nick Boraine, William Allen Young Music by: Clinton Shorter || Cinematography: Trent Opaloch || Edited by: Julian Clarke || Country: South Africa, … Continue reading

‘Crocodile Dundee’ (1986): Review

Directed by: Peter Faiman || Produced by: John Cornell Screenplay by: John Cornell, Ken Shadie, Paul Hogan || Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Alan Dunlea, John Meillon, Terry Gill David Gulpilil, Reginald VelJohnson, Steve Rackman Music by: Peter Best || Cinematography: Russell Boyd || Edited by: David Stiven || Country: Australia || Language: English Running … Continue reading

‘Mad Max’ (1979): Review

Directed by: George Miller || Produced by: Bryon Kennedy, Bill Miller Screenplay by: George Miller, Bryon Kennedy, James McCausland || Starring: Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Tim Burns, Geoff Parry, Roger Ward, Jonathan Hardy Music by: Brian May || Cinematography: David Eggby || Edited by: Cliff Hayes, Tony Paterson || Country: Australia … Continue reading

‘Laskar Pelangi’ (2008): Review

Directed by: Riri Riza || Produced by: Mira Lesmana Screenplay by: Salman Aristo || Starring: Cut Mini, Ikranagara, Tora Sudiro, Slamet Rahardjo Music by: Sri Aksan Sjuman, Riti Handayani Sjuman || Cinematography: Yadi Sugandi || Country: Indonesia || Language: Indonesian Running Time: 124 minutes Every now and then, you come across a narrative that connects with … Continue reading

‘The Raid’ (2011): Review

Directed by: Gareth Evans || Produced by: Ario Sagantoro Screenplay by: Gareth Evans || Starring: Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Donny Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian, Pierre Gruno, Tegar Setrya, Ray Sahetapy Music by: Mike Shinoda, Joseph Trapanese || Cinematography: Matt Flannery, Dimas Imam Subhono || Editing by: Gareth Evans || Country: Indonesia || Language: Indonesian Running Time: 101 … Continue reading

‘The Lord of the Rings’ (2001-2003): Review

Directed by: Peter Jackson || Produced by: Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Mark Ordesky, Tim Sanders Written by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Stephen Sinclair || Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Hugo Weaving, Christopher Lee, Sean Bean, Andy … Continue reading