Film review: ‘BROTHERS’ NEST’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Brothers’ Nest is the latest collaboration between brothers Shane and Clayton Jacobson, the pairing that brought us the breakthrough Aussie hit Kenny.  Brothers’ Nest, a Cohen Brothers-esque murder drama infused with family resentment and a touch of Hitchcockian creepiness is, however, a very different beast to Kenny. Shane and Clayton play Terry and Jeff, two middle-aged brothers who have decided

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Film review: CHARLIES’ COUNTRY, from Built For Speed

Following  The Tracker and Ten Canoes, Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country completes a film trilogy that intelligently and confrontingly examines the experience of indigenous Australians.  David Gulpilil plays the title character, a man in his early 60’s eking out an existence in a government run indigenous town camp. Once a celebrated dancer who performed at the opening of the Sydney

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