Interview: John Jarratt (Wolf Creek 2)

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Here are some things I’ll bet you didn’t know about John Jarratt. He graduated from NIDA (The Australian National Drama School) in 1973. He co-hosted a television show called Better Homes And Gardens with his then wife, Noni Hazelhurst, from their home in the mid 90’s. He was Quentin Tarantino’s first choice to play Stuntman Bob in Death Proof (2007), but Robert Rodriguez urged QT to cast Kurt Russell instead. Tarantino ended up writing a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wolf Creek 2 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-shooter Mick Taylor. REVIEW: Back in 2005, director Greg McLean told us the story of Mick Taylor and his predilection for slaughtering tourists who happened to wander near his home in Wolf Creek. The first film was a taut, nerve wracking exercise in horror that left audiences stunned at its brutality. Here we are nearly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savages Crossing (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When a sudden flood traps a group of strangers in an outback roadhouse it becomes clear that the threat from within the group is far greater than from raging torrent outside. REVIEW: Savages Crossing is an Australian cat and mouse thriller written by brother and sister duo, John and Cody Jarrett, and directed by Australian born Kevin James Dobson. The movie takes place in and has all Australian actors, which with their own dialect and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Next of Kin (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother’s diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother’s diary begin to happen to the daughter. REVIEW: Director: Tony Williams Starring: Jacki Kerin, John Jarratt and Alex Scott Have you ever noticed how, in nearly every horror film ever made, there is a recurring them of ignorance? Or, to put it bluntly, someone not listening to the sage advice of another, clearly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wolf Creek (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on a true story, three friends set out on a road trip to Broome, Australia. During a planned stop to the Wolf Creek Meteorite Crater, their entire trip takes a turn for the worst when they meet a local man who offers to help the group when they find their car broken down with no rest stop in sight. REVIEW:

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Film Review: Shiver (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After surviving an attack at the hands of a vicious serial killer known as “The Gryphon” Wendy thinks that her ordeal is over. In reality her problems are only beginning as her attacker soon begins stalking her, determined to stop at nothing to finish what he started and killing anyone who gets in his way. Can Wendy stay one step ahead of him and escape with her life in tact or is she destined … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bad Behaviour (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Emma and Peterson encounter their fierce predator Voyte Parker, a cop confronts his son’s murderer, and a man finds his wife is cheating on him. Intersecting story lines; murderers, coppers, teachers and teenagers. REVIEW: The year was 1994, and it was virtually splitting at the seams with a cornucopia of notable highs and lows: Nancy Kerrigan received the world’s worst “Good Luck” gift from rival Tonya Harding, Nelson Mandela was elected President of South Africa in their first interracial election, … Continue reading

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