Tag: blackcomedy

Melbourne 2016: Centrepiece Australian Black Comedy DOWN UNDER Announced at MIFF

The Melbourne International Film Festival has just announced an exciting addition to its lineup, continuing the genre fun, the Centrepiece gala film will be Down Under; a controversial pick that tackles the Cronulla riots; a racist conflict that broke out...

Trailer For New Czech-Slovak Film WILSON CITY Promises Black Comedy And Genre Pastiche

New Czech-Slovak film Wilson City has an English subbed trailer that promises a comedic genre romp come its domestic release in October. Originally based on a story by Slovak writer Michal HvoreckĂ˝, "The Worst Crime in Wilson City", dubbed...

Busan 2014 Review: The Wonderfully Surreal SELF-MADE Has More Than A Few Screws Loose

Shita Geffen's Self-Made could be the strangest film I have ever seen. Part black-comedy, part surreal drama, and all feminist parable, the film follows two very different women as they inexplicably swap identities.This is vastly complicated by the locations...

DVD Review: HELLFJORD Defines Uncanny

Hellfjord is an absurd and blackly comic Norwegian television show. It has inklings of Hot Fuzz and the strange isolation and more weirdos than Twin Peaks but ultimately, it is very much its own disturbing beast.This is the story of...

Review: WHITE REINDEER Decks The Halls With Boughs Of Hilarious

Not every Christmas can be a merry one, but the punishment Zach Clark puts his protagonist Suzanne (Anna Margaret Hollyman) through in his third feature outing, White Reindeer, gives a whole new meaning to bah humbug. Luckily, Clark infuses a...

SXSW 2013 Review: WHITE REINDEER Decks the Halls with Boughs of Hilarious

Not every Christmas can be a merry one, but the punishment Zach Clark puts his protagonist Suzanne (Anna Margaret Hollyman) through in his third feature outing White Reindeer gives a whole new meaning to bah humbug. Luckily, Clark infuses...